effective and compassionate.

Committed to providing effective and compassionate mental health care for children, adolescents, adults and families.

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Confidential and Professional.

Our goal is to provide a confidential and professional environment in which to work on any number of life circumstances and conditions of the brain that cause mood changes, anxiety, and behavioral changes.

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Honored to be your partner

We would be honored to be your partner in the behavioral healthcare of your child, adolescent and your family.

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Respecting your challenges

We respect the challenges you may be facing, and the courage it takes to seek assistance from others.

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Effective and Compassionate.

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Confidential and Professional.

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Honored To Be Your Partner.

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Respecting Your Challenges.

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Welcome to Touchstone Life Center (TLC) specializing in child, adolescent and adult psychiatric care. We provide assessment and treatment services to all ages with a variety of mental health and behavioral needs. At TLC we provide diagnostic evaluations and treatment interventions to include medication prescription and management. TLC is committed to providing confidential, compassionate psychiatric care that is based on years of clinical practice and discipline.


We provide treatment for children, adolescents and adults, ages 3 and above for the following conditions: PTSD; military and civilian trauma, Separation anxiety disorder, ADHD, Anxiety disorders, Mood disorders, Thought disorders, developmental delay, sleep problems and other disorders identified in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders Fifth Edition.


We provide diagnostic assessment services for a wide range of conditions including:
Adjustment Disorders, Anxiety Disorders, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), Autism Spectrum Disorders, Disruptive Behavior Disorders, Learning Disabilities, Mood Disorders.

About US.

We provide clients in the South Puget Sound area with a wide range of psychiatric assessments, evaluations, consultations and treatment for children and adults. Specialty services include diagnostic evaluations for psychiatric conditions such as Post Traumatic Stress, Depression, ADHD, Anxiety disorders, school related problems, military issues and family problems.

Please note:  Dr. Kris Peterson and Cossette Ahlborn work independently.   We refer cases and in some instances share patients but are not under the same PLLC.