Irene Markman Geisner, Ph.D.

Irene Markman Geisner, Ph.D, is a Clinical Psychologist who specializes in consulting and coaching for adults who are seeking support in making positive changes in their lives. Dr. Geisner also holds a position at the University of Washington’s Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences where she conducts research in college student mood disorders, substance use and abuse, and other health and risk behaviors. She sees patients for psychotherapy at the Outpatient Psychiatry Clinic, and trains and supervises Psychiatry Residents.

Dr. Geisner works at Eastside Psychological Assoicates with a wide range of clients in a motivationally enhancing, goal-oriented, solution focused style. She also enjoys coaching and consulting with people who are making educational and career decisions and is an expert in helping with resumes, cover letters, entrance essays, the interviewing process, and follow-up. Dr. Geisner uses her skills gained in over 15 years of experience in conducting cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT), dialectical-behavior therapy (DBT), and other empirically supported treatments to coach clients in overcoming obstacles that keep them from achieving their goals.

Areas of interest and expertise include the following:

  • Substance use issues for self or loved ones
  • Career Coaching
  • Young adult transition and college planning
  • Mood Disorders
  • Parent Coaching
  • Stress management and work-life balance

Dr. Geisner can be reached at (206) 419-8999 or

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Insurance: Premera, Regence