Meet The Team


Mettarel Associates, PS provides therapy and training services.  We employ educated, skillful, kind, enthusiastic humans who care about improving peoples' lives and the community around them.  Please read more about the individuals at Mettarel below:

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Anna Goeke, MA, LMFT, CGT
"Clinical Director"
No Pronouns (use my name)

Anna is the founder and clinical director at Mettarel Associates, PS.  As a Certified Gottman Therapist and Certified Gottman Educator with extensive training in and passion for Emotionally Focused Therapy she works with couples, families, and therapists to improve the world.  She is also passionate about leading the Hold Me Tight ® workshop and supervising therapists for WA State Licensure.


"I feel honored to be a therapist and to have the privilege of helping people improve their relationships with themselves and each other."

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Mindy McGovern, LMFT, CST

She/Hers Pronouns

Mindy helps couples get underneath cycles of criticism, stonewalling, and distress so that they can find intimacy and connection and a way forward. Her work is attachment trauma informed, and it is influenced by the work of Sue Johnson (EFT), John and Julie Gottman, Dick Schwartz (IFS), Terry Real (RLI), and Diana Fosha (AEDP).  She invites couples working through sexual dysfunction to seek her services.  She also specializes in working with blended families, parenting conflicts, individuals, anxiety, depression, relationship issues and trauma.

"I believe in creating a non-judgmental, safe place for clients to share and grow. I welcome clients of all sexual orientations and gender identities."

Mindy is an employee of Mettarel

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Jonathan Aderhold, LMHCA

He/Him Pronouns

Jonathan understands the importance of feeling heard in a relationship, and helps couples learn to share openly while avoiding the pitfalls of criticism and defensiveness. Jonathan's approach applies techniques and draws from the research developed by Drs. John and Julie Gottman and is heavily influenced by the EFT model created by Dr. Sue Johnson. Jonathan is also experienced in helping individuals with anxiety, depression, relationship issues, religious trauma, and faith transitions.

“I'm passionate about helping people find their voice, and learning to feel free to be their authentic selves.”

Jonathan is an employee of Mettarel


Jonathan's work is supervised by Anna Goeke

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Katie Sawicki

"Behind the Scenes Magic"

She/Her Pronouns

Katie provides office management and organizational assistance to make the whole experience better for employees, clients, and everyone involved.

AKA "Capi"

She/Her Pronouns

Capi is a member of the therapy team.  Capi was born in May of 2013 and has been an active part of the therapy process since late June of 2013.  Sometimes her involvement is limited to looking cute while she's sleeping, sometimes cuddling with clients, and sometimes playing with toes.  


Capi loves to meet new people, but if you prefer, she is equally at home out of sight in her 'den'.

Capi works with Anna Goeke