Licensed Professional Counselor, MS, LPC
Verified by Psychology Today Verified
Alphabet District
Portland, Oregon 97210
"I love my work as a couples' counselor. I'm a Gottman Seven Principles Program Educator. I have over 20 years experience doing individual and couples therapy, and 15 years in private practice. I help couples improve communication, rekindle intimacy and improve awareness of patterns which may result in defensiveness, or feeling "not heard" by your partner. In individual therapy, I create a warm environment where my clients feel comfortable to discuss their issues. Together we develop goals & strategies for cultivating positive changes. In couples work, we address problematic communication to change those patterns from ineffective to effective habits & behaviors."
Culturally Sensitive
Cognitive Behavioral (CBT)
(971) 832-5009
Verified
Alphabet District
Portland, Oregon 97210
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Culturally Sensitive
Cognitive Behavioral (CBT)
"I love my work as a couples' counselor. I'm a Gottman Seven Principles Program Educator. I have over 20 years experience doing individual and couples therapy, and 15 years in private practice. I help couples improve communication, rekindle intimacy and improve awareness of patterns which may result in defensiveness, or feeling "not heard" by your partner. In individual therapy, I create a warm environment where my clients feel comfortable to discuss their issues. Together we develop goals & strategies for cultivating positive changes. In couples work, we address problematic communication to change those patterns from ineffective to effective habits & behaviors."
Sharon Cabana, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT
Verified by Psychology Today Verified
Alphabet District
Portland, Oregon 97209
"*I have limited openings for biweekly clients available. Some weekly sessions may also be available.* As we grow up, we develop relationships that grow and change. We have relationships with loved ones, strangers, and broader systems that impact our lives. As a family therapist, I help clients negotiate these systems in order to live healthier and happier lives. I help clients to heal in body, mind, and spirit. I see my clients as experts in their own lives and invite collaboration in all parts of the healing journey. Todos mis servicios son disponibles en español. "
Culturally Sensitive
Cognitive Behavioral (CBT)
(971) 273-5496
Verified
Alphabet District
Portland, Oregon 97209
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Culturally Sensitive
Cognitive Behavioral (CBT)
"*I have limited openings for biweekly clients available. Some weekly sessions may also be available.* As we grow up, we develop relationships that grow and change. We have relationships with loved ones, strangers, and broader systems that impact our lives. As a family therapist, I help clients negotiate these systems in order to live healthier and happier lives. I help clients to heal in body, mind, and spirit. I see my clients as experts in their own lives and invite collaboration in all parts of the healing journey. Todos mis servicios son disponibles en español. "
Relationship Gardening, Licensed Professional Counselor
Licensed Professional Counselor, MS, LMFT, LPC
Verified by Psychology Today Verified
Alphabet District
Portland, Oregon 97209
"Couples (any age, race, gender identity) find relief from gridlock arguments, lost connection, or painful broken trust. Come see me, Shannon Batts, advanced trained marriage specialist, for tools for deeper understanding and validation from your mate, keeping disagreements from getting all wonky, and finding your way through coming out trans. Workshops available. Visit Relationship Gardening website for marriage help gift, read kick ass testimonials, and see transgender couples resources. Many clients also are health professionals. Black American couples' Resource Redirection. Ask how to get fees reduced, call or email today!"
Culturally Sensitive
Cognitive Behavioral (CBT)
(503) 822-6665
Verified
Alphabet District
Portland, Oregon 97209
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Culturally Sensitive
Cognitive Behavioral (CBT)
"Couples (any age, race, gender identity) find relief from gridlock arguments, lost connection, or painful broken trust. Come see me, Shannon Batts, advanced trained marriage specialist, for tools for deeper understanding and validation from your mate, keeping disagreements from getting all wonky, and finding your way through coming out trans. Workshops available. Visit Relationship Gardening website for marriage help gift, read kick ass testimonials, and see transgender couples resources. Many clients also are health professionals. Black American couples' Resource Redirection. Ask how to get fees reduced, call or email today!"
Lilly Alexander, Psychologist
Psychologist, Psy.D.
Verified by Psychology Today Verified
Office is near:
Alphabet District
Portland, Oregon 97209
"Are you struggling with anxiety, relationship issues, or adjusting to life transitions? Are you consumed by worrisome thoughts or just feeling stuck? If so, let's work together to help you experience relief. I aim to create a warm and comfortable space where clients can discuss whatever is on their minds. I take an integrated approach to individual therapy, often utilizing evidence-based cognitive-behavioral and compassion-focused strategies as well as mindfulness techniques. I will help you develop the insight and skills needed to overcome shame, anxiety, and self-criticism so you can navigate life more effectively. "
Culturally Sensitive
Cognitive Behavioral (CBT)
(971) 407-1492
Verified
Office is near:
Alphabet District
Portland, Oregon 97209
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Culturally Sensitive
Cognitive Behavioral (CBT)
"Are you struggling with anxiety, relationship issues, or adjusting to life transitions? Are you consumed by worrisome thoughts or just feeling stuck? If so, let's work together to help you experience relief. I aim to create a warm and comfortable space where clients can discuss whatever is on their minds. I take an integrated approach to individual therapy, often utilizing evidence-based cognitive-behavioral and compassion-focused strategies as well as mindfulness techniques. I will help you develop the insight and skills needed to overcome shame, anxiety, and self-criticism so you can navigate life more effectively. "
Rebecca Bell-Gurwitz, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, CSWA
Verified by Psychology Today Verified
Alphabet District
Portland, Oregon 97210
"I enjoy working with a diverse clientele, though I specialize in issues of identity, including history of traumatic invalidation, questioning gender and sexual identities, and struggles with body image and dysphoria. I have specific interest in helping individuals successfully navigate difficult life transitions and learn how to confront patterns of behavior that have historically held them back. I am invested in helping my clients heal from traumatic experience and reclaim their stories and selves from entaglements in pervasive fear, shame, and unprocessed grief."
Culturally Sensitive
Cognitive Behavioral (CBT)
(971) 315-4867
Verified
Alphabet District
Portland, Oregon 97210
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Culturally Sensitive
Cognitive Behavioral (CBT)
"I enjoy working with a diverse clientele, though I specialize in issues of identity, including history of traumatic invalidation, questioning gender and sexual identities, and struggles with body image and dysphoria. I have specific interest in helping individuals successfully navigate difficult life transitions and learn how to confront patterns of behavior that have historically held them back. I am invested in helping my clients heal from traumatic experience and reclaim their stories and selves from entaglements in pervasive fear, shame, and unprocessed grief."
Robert J Picariello, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, MS, LMFT, CADC, II
Verified by Psychology Today Verified
Alphabet District
Portland, Oregon 97209
"People come to me to discover new ways of relating to and being in the world. My approach balances your desire for new possibilities with the need for self-compassion. I join your process by being fully present and attentive, engaging authentically, and by empathically inquiring into your world. I endeavor to understand the world as you experience and perceive it. My task is collaborating with your efforts to reach the objectives you identify as meaningful for you. I respect the courage it takes to reach out and face challenges by contributing my best to your efforts."
Culturally Sensitive
Cognitive Behavioral (CBT)
(971) 238-7777
Verified
Alphabet District
Portland, Oregon 97209
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Culturally Sensitive
Cognitive Behavioral (CBT)
"People come to me to discover new ways of relating to and being in the world. My approach balances your desire for new possibilities with the need for self-compassion. I join your process by being fully present and attentive, engaging authentically, and by empathically inquiring into your world. I endeavor to understand the world as you experience and perceive it. My task is collaborating with your efforts to reach the objectives you identify as meaningful for you. I respect the courage it takes to reach out and face challenges by contributing my best to your efforts."
Kimberly Christensen, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT
Verified by Psychology Today Verified
Alphabet District
Portland, Oregon 97209
"Hello, I imagine you are here because something isn't quite right in your life and you are seeking guidance to make positive changes. As you explore what therapy has to offer you, more clarity emerges that you are embarking on a journey into your inner life. In therapy, you will have a chance to examine the issues you face and learn new tools and skills to deepen your mind-body connection"
Culturally Sensitive
Cognitive Behavioral (CBT)
(503) 486-8662
Verified
Alphabet District
Portland, Oregon 97209
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Culturally Sensitive
Cognitive Behavioral (CBT)
"Hello, I imagine you are here because something isn't quite right in your life and you are seeking guidance to make positive changes. As you explore what therapy has to offer you, more clarity emerges that you are embarking on a journey into your inner life. In therapy, you will have a chance to examine the issues you face and learn new tools and skills to deepen your mind-body connection"
Sarah Zenith Dykes, LPC Intern
LPC Intern, MS
Verified by Psychology Today Verified
Office is near:
Alphabet District
Portland, Oregon 97209
"Feeling overwhelmed–personally, emotionally or relationally–can wear us down and leave us feeling stuck. And especially when you’re stuck, searching for resources for change and growth takes strength and guts! Counseling creates opportunities to increase awareness and facilitate change with guided support. You may have specific goals you want to focus on, or a deep sense of wanting more. "
Culturally Sensitive
Cognitive Behavioral (CBT)
(458) 207-5591
Verified
Office is near:
Alphabet District
Portland, Oregon 97209
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Culturally Sensitive
Cognitive Behavioral (CBT)
"Feeling overwhelmed–personally, emotionally or relationally–can wear us down and leave us feeling stuck. And especially when you’re stuck, searching for resources for change and growth takes strength and guts! Counseling creates opportunities to increase awareness and facilitate change with guided support. You may have specific goals you want to focus on, or a deep sense of wanting more. "
Thomas Joseph Doherty, Psychologist
Psychologist, PsyD
Verified by Psychology Today Verified
Alphabet District
Portland, Oregon 97209
"Hello, I am a doctoral psychologist with offices in N. Portland and SW Portland, with day and evening hours. I have a direct and supportive style. I work with adult women, men and couples of diverse backgrounds and orientations. I have 25 years of experience. People see me for * self-improvement; * reducing anxiety, stress or depression; * dealing with losses; * improving communication and relationships; * public speaking and job performance, and for * medical or substance issues. I have a specialty helping people overcome stress about environmental issues and politics. Clients like my two offices and my online scheduling options."
Culturally Sensitive
Cognitive Behavioral (CBT)
(971) 225-0913
Verified
Alphabet District
Portland, Oregon 97209
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Culturally Sensitive
Cognitive Behavioral (CBT)
"Hello, I am a doctoral psychologist with offices in N. Portland and SW Portland, with day and evening hours. I have a direct and supportive style. I work with adult women, men and couples of diverse backgrounds and orientations. I have 25 years of experience. People see me for * self-improvement; * reducing anxiety, stress or depression; * dealing with losses; * improving communication and relationships; * public speaking and job performance, and for * medical or substance issues. I have a specialty helping people overcome stress about environmental issues and politics. Clients like my two offices and my online scheduling options."
Marie Mellberg, Licensed Professional Counselor
Licensed Professional Counselor, MS, CRC, LPC
Verified by Psychology Today Verified
Alphabet District
Portland, Oregon 97209
"My therapeutic process is to facilitate personal growth through collaboration, bringing about resilience, self-empowerment and independence. Every person has a best self and that by tapping into our strengths we can precipitate lasting change. Working with the total individual is the basic theoretical foundation of my work with clients. These are some of my areas of focus: self-awareness, choice, problem solving, and setting goals for the present and future. Other areas of counseling may include focusing on responsibility, meaning of life, strengths and limitations, self-concept, acceptance, and change. Setting you up for success!"
Culturally Sensitive
Cognitive Behavioral (CBT)
(503) 563-7520
Verified
Alphabet District
Portland, Oregon 97209
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Culturally Sensitive
Cognitive Behavioral (CBT)
"My therapeutic process is to facilitate personal growth through collaboration, bringing about resilience, self-empowerment and independence. Every person has a best self and that by tapping into our strengths we can precipitate lasting change. Working with the total individual is the basic theoretical foundation of my work with clients. These are some of my areas of focus: self-awareness, choice, problem solving, and setting goals for the present and future. Other areas of counseling may include focusing on responsibility, meaning of life, strengths and limitations, self-concept, acceptance, and change. Setting you up for success!"
Christine Reeh Vosburg, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LCSW
Verified by Psychology Today Verified
Alphabet District
Portland, Oregon 97209
"I believe that each of us have great capacity for personal growth. Psychotherapy can be a powerful and effective modality in the process of better understanding ourselves and in working toward change."
Culturally Sensitive
Cognitive Behavioral (CBT)
(503) 822-6686
Verified
Alphabet District
Portland, Oregon 97209
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Culturally Sensitive
Cognitive Behavioral (CBT)
"I believe that each of us have great capacity for personal growth. Psychotherapy can be a powerful and effective modality in the process of better understanding ourselves and in working toward change."
Katje Wagner, Licensed Professional Counselor
Licensed Professional Counselor, PhD, LPC, DiplPW
Verified by Psychology Today Verified
Alphabet District
Portland, Oregon 97209
"I work with individuals and couples to help you discover the unique potentials hidden within life problems and cultivate lives that are deeply fulfilling. Clients come to me facing a broad range of issues related to individual well-being, professional development, and relationship optimization. Such issues include mood swings, depression, anxiety, chronic health issues, addictive tendencies, emotional eating, relationship challenges, sexuality, career difficulties, crisis, life transitions, and fulfilling life dreams."
Culturally Sensitive
Cognitive Behavioral (CBT)
(503) 388-9158
Verified
Alphabet District
Portland, Oregon 97209
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Culturally Sensitive
Cognitive Behavioral (CBT)
"I work with individuals and couples to help you discover the unique potentials hidden within life problems and cultivate lives that are deeply fulfilling. Clients come to me facing a broad range of issues related to individual well-being, professional development, and relationship optimization. Such issues include mood swings, depression, anxiety, chronic health issues, addictive tendencies, emotional eating, relationship challenges, sexuality, career difficulties, crisis, life transitions, and fulfilling life dreams."
Connections First LLC, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Verified by Psychology Today Verified
Alphabet District
Portland, Oregon 97210
"At Connections First we have faith in the power of connection: with your inner life and to the outer world through meaningful relationships. We believe that mental health is an effect of feeling more deeply connected to ourselves and to others through the safety of transparent, emotionally honest relationships. How we communicate with ourselves and those we care about determines whether we possess integrity and feel empowered to express ourselves as human beings. Much of our symptoms are the effects of emotional, psychological, and physical isolation and self-alienation which can even happen when we are surrounded by other people."
Culturally Sensitive
Cognitive Behavioral (CBT)
(503) 427-1952
Verified
Alphabet District
Portland, Oregon 97210
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Culturally Sensitive
Cognitive Behavioral (CBT)
"At Connections First we have faith in the power of connection: with your inner life and to the outer world through meaningful relationships. We believe that mental health is an effect of feeling more deeply connected to ourselves and to others through the safety of transparent, emotionally honest relationships. How we communicate with ourselves and those we care about determines whether we possess integrity and feel empowered to express ourselves as human beings. Much of our symptoms are the effects of emotional, psychological, and physical isolation and self-alienation which can even happen when we are surrounded by other people."
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Jennifer Linnman, PhD., Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, PhD, LCSW
Verified by Psychology Today Verified
Alphabet District
Portland, Oregon 97209
"The struggle that comes with managing everyday life can be as debilitating as major trauma. Anxiety, depression, irritability, low frustration tolerance are all important symptoms be curious about and explore; letting you know that a shift is needed in order for you to find peace, increased mood stability, and fulfilling relationships. I provide supportive and genuine listening and guidance. I teach emotional regulation skills while also examining underlying issues. My approach is tailored to the developmental capacities of each individual; toddler's who need help communicating difficult emotions, adolescents trying to manage social complexities and bullying, or adults navigating relationships."
(503) 444-9772
Verified
Alphabet District
Portland, Oregon 97209
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"The struggle that comes with managing everyday life can be as debilitating as major trauma. Anxiety, depression, irritability, low frustration tolerance are all important symptoms be curious about and explore; letting you know that a shift is needed in order for you to find peace, increased mood stability, and fulfilling relationships. I provide supportive and genuine listening and guidance. I teach emotional regulation skills while also examining underlying issues. My approach is tailored to the developmental capacities of each individual; toddler's who need help communicating difficult emotions, adolescents trying to manage social complexities and bullying, or adults navigating relationships."
Barbara E Felix, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LICSW, LCSW
Verified by Psychology Today Verified
Alphabet District
Portland, Oregon 97210
"As human beings we are hardwired for relationship. Our relationships with others are vital to our quality of life, but we often feel we should know how to "fix" things on our own. There are times when our feelings overwhelm us, we keep our concerns to ourselves and it confuses us, or our behaviors are not in alignment with our beliefs."
(360) 216-1173
Verified
Alphabet District
Portland, Oregon 97210
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"As human beings we are hardwired for relationship. Our relationships with others are vital to our quality of life, but we often feel we should know how to "fix" things on our own. There are times when our feelings overwhelm us, we keep our concerns to ourselves and it confuses us, or our behaviors are not in alignment with our beliefs."
Shauri Bunch, Licensed Professional Counselor
Licensed Professional Counselor, MA, LPC
Verified by Psychology Today Verified
Alphabet District
Portland, Oregon 97209
"Life is a journey that sometimes has a lot more bumps in the road than we anticipated. The often complicated challenges can leave us feeling stuck, depressed and anxious. Looking for the right therapist to help can be a confusing and frustrating task. I offer a very safe, empathetic, non-judgemental environment where we will work together to understand the issues that are troubling you and then create practical, common sense solutions. Change can be uncomfortable but also incredibly rewarding. I work with clients in a respectful, collaborative way that often even allows us to have some fun in the process."
(503) 446-2059
Verified
Alphabet District
Portland, Oregon 97209
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"Life is a journey that sometimes has a lot more bumps in the road than we anticipated. The often complicated challenges can leave us feeling stuck, depressed and anxious. Looking for the right therapist to help can be a confusing and frustrating task. I offer a very safe, empathetic, non-judgemental environment where we will work together to understand the issues that are troubling you and then create practical, common sense solutions. Change can be uncomfortable but also incredibly rewarding. I work with clients in a respectful, collaborative way that often even allows us to have some fun in the process."
New Paradigm Process Therapy & Consulting,
Alphabet District
Portland, Oregon 97209
"Hi, I'm Caitlin. I support people to connect with their deepest personal power, and to transform painful beliefs and behaviors. Together, we rewrite the stories we have been told, and tell ourselves, about our power, lovability, beauty, bodies, and societal worth. I believe everyone has profound gifts to offer. Part of my work with clients is to shine a light on the wisdom they already possess, and support them to bring those gifts fully into the world. I am passionate about supporting women, nonbinary, and queer folks, those who experience anxiety, depression, social / internalized oppression, grief and loss, or trauma of any kind."
(802) 727-0143
Alphabet District
Portland, Oregon 97209
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"Hi, I'm Caitlin. I support people to connect with their deepest personal power, and to transform painful beliefs and behaviors. Together, we rewrite the stories we have been told, and tell ourselves, about our power, lovability, beauty, bodies, and societal worth. I believe everyone has profound gifts to offer. Part of my work with clients is to shine a light on the wisdom they already possess, and support them to bring those gifts fully into the world. I am passionate about supporting women, nonbinary, and queer folks, those who experience anxiety, depression, social / internalized oppression, grief and loss, or trauma of any kind."
Jeanne V Bjorklund, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT-CA
Verified by Psychology Today Verified
Alphabet District
Portland, Oregon 97209
"Most folks can handle the ups and downs of life unless their closest relationships are in trouble. That's what brings people to me. With over two decades as facilitator of personal and relational growth in individuals, couples and families, I am psycho-dynamic (seek to 'peel back the layers') with individuals, helping them to become free from the emotional baggage of childhood. I offer a systems-oriention with couples and families along with some Gottman tools. I developed a therapeutic program for a children's home in CA and served as their therapist and staff trainer for 5 years."
(503) 887-8574
Verified
Alphabet District
Portland, Oregon 97209
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"Most folks can handle the ups and downs of life unless their closest relationships are in trouble. That's what brings people to me. With over two decades as facilitator of personal and relational growth in individuals, couples and families, I am psycho-dynamic (seek to 'peel back the layers') with individuals, helping them to become free from the emotional baggage of childhood. I offer a systems-oriention with couples and families along with some Gottman tools. I developed a therapeutic program for a children's home in CA and served as their therapist and staff trainer for 5 years."
Julie Finnell, LPC Intern
LPC Intern, MA
Verified by Psychology Today Verified
Alphabet District
Portland, Oregon 97209
"We tend to think we should be able to go it alone, or talk with a friend,...or just TRY HARDER when life feels overwhelming and difficult to bear. Sometimes these attempts fall short, making it easy to blame ourselves, feel discouraged and disconnect from ourselves and our relationships. Even asking for help seems hard! That's why I am passionate about helping individuals and couples who are courageously finding their way through those tough times. I believe that we all have an internal wellspring of strength, wisdom, and hope - and counseling offers gentle guidance and support to move toward feeling better and more like YOU!"
(458) 224-1094
Verified
Alphabet District
Portland, Oregon 97209
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"We tend to think we should be able to go it alone, or talk with a friend,...or just TRY HARDER when life feels overwhelming and difficult to bear. Sometimes these attempts fall short, making it easy to blame ourselves, feel discouraged and disconnect from ourselves and our relationships. Even asking for help seems hard! That's why I am passionate about helping individuals and couples who are courageously finding their way through those tough times. I believe that we all have an internal wellspring of strength, wisdom, and hope - and counseling offers gentle guidance and support to move toward feeling better and more like YOU!"
Sandell Counseling, Licensed Professional Counselor
Licensed Professional Counselor, MA, LPC, CGAC-II
Verified by Psychology Today Verified
Alphabet District
Portland, Oregon 97209
"We all need support at different times in our lives. It is easy to become overwhelmed and to feel stuck. Counseling can open the door to examining and changing the direction of your life. It is a process where you can discover what is important to you, and learn to create a life that you love. Discover and embrace the courage, strength, and compassion to be present and connected with your life."
(503) 567-4020
Verified
Alphabet District
Portland, Oregon 97209
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"We all need support at different times in our lives. It is easy to become overwhelmed and to feel stuck. Counseling can open the door to examining and changing the direction of your life. It is a process where you can discover what is important to you, and learn to create a life that you love. Discover and embrace the courage, strength, and compassion to be present and connected with your life."

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