Originally from the Bay Area, California, Natalie Sievert moved to beautiful Coeur d'Alene, Idaho when she was seven years old and grew up there. She spent all of her youth outside by the lake, going to the beach all summer long, and had an idyllic childhood in what used to be small town Cd'A.
Natalie attended California State University East Bay and received her Master's Degree in Counseling (Marriage and Family Therapy emphasis) in 2012 and got her Bachelor's Degree in Psychology from University of Idaho in 2009. She has been in the mental health field for over 15 years and was lucky enough to find her calling at a young age. She has provided mental health care and treatment in various settings including youth centers, supported housing, in-home services, and private practice therapy. Natalie's main speciality is autism treatment which includes parent coaching/training and behavior therapy; she is also very experienced with disorders with psychotic features including bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, borderline personality disorder, and many other serious mental illnesses.
In 2018, Natalie began providing counseling services in private practice and then got her Washington state Marriage and Family Therapist License in 2019. In 2021, she founded Brightside Counseling and is the owner and mental health provider. She does 100% remote therapy, via telehealth, and sees a wide range of clients of all ages.