Paka Li-Sun

10136 Pakalana Li-Sun
  • Northgate, Washington
  • Washington In-Person
  • Elliott Bay, Washington
  • Washington In-Person
  • Individual Therapy
  • They/Them
  • Speaks English, Pidgin
  • Serves Ages 20 to 100

Primary Specialties

  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Transgender Issues
  • LGBTQ Specialized
Also Experienced With
  • Culturally Sensitive Therapy
  • EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing)
  • Mindfulness
  • Stress
  • Trauma


I am a 3rd generation Asian Pacific American (Chinese-Korean from Hawai'i), Gay, Gender fluid, Non-binary therapist of Color. I have 20 years of experience in providing psychotherapy and supervision in the Community Mental Health setting. My therapeutic orientation is Person Centered, nondirective, Eastern perspective. I work with adults from ages 18 and up.

I am trained in an eclectic approach to counseling, using techniques such as Person Centered, Humanistic, Mindfulness, EMDR, and East-West techniques. I work with thoughts, emotions, body sensation, and the breath. My areas of focus include anxiety, depression, LGBTQIA issues, gender exploration, coping with disabilities and chronic illness, cultural adjustment, discrimination, anti-oppression issues, immigrant and refugee issues, aging, and biracial/Mixed Race/Hapa identity issues.

Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Carelon
  • Cigna
  • First Choice
  • Kaiser Permanente
  • Kaiser Permanente Northwest
  • Premera Blue Cross
  • Regence
  • United Healthcare
  • United Healthcare EAP