Meet the Counselor


About Eldon


Eldon Vance, MSW, LCSW, LICSW

Eldon is a trusted Bellevue Washington counselor of 28 years committed to offering high-quality counseling services. As a leading Bellevue therapist, he is sensitive and respectful to clients' varying beliefs and worldviews. He has helped hundreds of individuals and couples develop healthy communication and meet their relationship goals.

His extensive experience with conflict, grief, trauma, depression, addiction and other behaviors guide his work and contribute to his successful interactions with children, adolescents and adults. Eldon is skilled at providing lasting solutions in both individual and group settings.

He earned a Master of Social Work from BYU prior to opening Caring Solutions near Overlake Hospital in May 1993. Eldon is active in the community and in his church. He is married and the father of five children.

Professional Experience

Eldon has been a member of the National Association of Social Workers (NASW) from 1988 to the present. Please see below for a detailed listing of his work experience:

Caring Solutions Counseling Center
May 1993 to Present

LDS Social Services
Therapist/Adoption Worker/Marriage and Family Counselor
June 1990 to May 1993

State of Utah
Youth Counselor/Child Therapist
May 1989 to June 1990

Timpanogos Community Mental Health Center
Therapist/Case Manager
May 1989 to August 1989

Parents United of Utah Valley
Sex Offender Therapist
Sept 1987 to Sept 1988

Utah Valley Regional Medical Center
Medical Social Work Intern
Sept 1987 to Apr 1988


Professional Certifications

Eldon has been accredited by a number of professional certifications. Please see below for a detailed listing of these certifications:

Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker (LICSW)
State of Washington, 2001

Certified Social Worker (CSW)
State of Washington, 1993

Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW)
State of Illinois, 1992

Licensed Social Worker (LSW)
State of Illinois, 1990 


Suzanne Vance


Suzanne Vance

Suzanne is the office administrator and always provides friendly and timely support. Please contact her for all administrative questions. Together, she and Eldon have been married 36 wonderful years. Isn't she lovely?