Seattle is considered one of the healthiest cities in the nation. Some of Washington’s best hospitals are located in Seattle, including University of Washington Medical Center. Other hospitals in the area include EvergreenHealth Kirkland and Overlake Medical Center. Seattle Children’s Hospital is the only children’s hospital in the area. Veterans have access to the VA Puget Sound Healthcare System. Washington Healthcare Access Alliance is a resource that helps people find free community health clinics.
U.S. News ranks University of Washington Medical Center #1 in Seattle and Washington. It ranks nationally in seven adult specialties, including:
Offering some of the best children’s care in the northwest is Seattle Children’s Hospital. It ranks nationally in 10 children’s specialties, including:
Marriage counselors or couples counselors are trained to help you explore and navigate your relationship. Couples therapy can help you and your partner resolve conflicts affecting your relationship and effectively keep a relationship healthy. Some couples seek therapy to improve communication skills, resolve conflict, restore lost trust or intimacy, or form a stronger bond. When looking for a professional, look for credentials such as Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT). Studies have shown that in-person and online couples therapy can have a positive impact on your relationship.