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Erik Ploof


Relationship & Intimacy Expert

Erik specializes in couples therapy and helping men identify, experience, and express their feelings to strengthen their self-identity, compassion for others, and relationship bonds.  Specific areas of focus include couples therapy, trauma, family conflicts, infidelity, intimacy, and mental, physical, and relational issues associated with aging. ​

In any relationship, you are dealing with a kaleidoscope of individual needs, emotions, and experiences that must be considered when building a life-long partnership.  Erik is passionate about helping people to discover, express, and build mutual respect for each individual’s experiences, feelings and perspectives to establish a solid bedrock for a mutually satisfying relationship.  Whether it is healing from betrayal or trauma, renewing lost intimacy, establishing a new beginning, or learning to live alongside a life-altering change, he works to help build solutions that provide the best outcome possible. ​

Areas of Focus:

  • Couples Therapy

  • Men’s Relational Skills and Self-expression

  • Problematic Sexual Behavior

  • Infidelity and Trauma

  • Enhancing Communications and Intimacy

Education & Credentials

Masters Degree in Marriage and Family Therapy - North Central University

Washington Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist Associate ​

Gottman Level 1 Certified

Professional Memberships

American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy

Washington Association for Marriage and Family Therapy ​ ​

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