Psychologist, PsyD
Verified by Psychology Today
"I see therapy as a highly collaborative and egalitarian process in which my role is to provide supports and tools to assist each individual in overcoming barriers, healing, and developing patterns for living that reflect that individual's values, their authentic identity, and promote growth toward balance and holistic wellness. As an integrative therapist, I draw primarily from Cognitive Behavioral/Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, Gestalt, Existential, and Mindfulness-based therapies. My work is grounded in feminist and intersectional frameworks, with an emphasis on cultural humility."
Emotional Disturbance
Coping Skills
Integrative
Hoarding
(971) 803-5804
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Emotional Disturbance
Coping Skills
Integrative
Hoarding
"I see therapy as a highly collaborative and egalitarian process in which my role is to provide supports and tools to assist each individual in overcoming barriers, healing, and developing patterns for living that reflect that individual's values, their authentic identity, and promote growth toward balance and holistic wellness. As an integrative therapist, I draw primarily from Cognitive Behavioral/Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, Gestalt, Existential, and Mindfulness-based therapies. My work is grounded in feminist and intersectional frameworks, with an emphasis on cultural humility."
Malia Graves, Marriage & Family Therapist Intern
Marriage & Family Therapist Intern, MA, LMFTi
Verified by Psychology Today
"Are you struggling to feel happy anymore, or are you feeling stressed, overwhelmed, disconnected, or just not yourself? Do you want to understand who you are and learn how to manage your emotions and communicate better? I want to support your healing and guide you towards sustainable goals, allowing you to live to your full potential. If you’ve arrived to my page, then you’re in the right place so let me help you take the first steps towards growth! "
Emotional Disturbance
Coping Skills
Integrative
Hoarding
(971) 308-5256
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Emotional Disturbance
Coping Skills
Integrative
Hoarding
"Are you struggling to feel happy anymore, or are you feeling stressed, overwhelmed, disconnected, or just not yourself? Do you want to understand who you are and learn how to manage your emotions and communicate better? I want to support your healing and guide you towards sustainable goals, allowing you to live to your full potential. If you’ve arrived to my page, then you’re in the right place so let me help you take the first steps towards growth! "
Marie Mellberg, Licensed Professional Counselor
Licensed Professional Counselor, MS, CRC, LPC
Verified by Psychology Today
"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!"
Emotional Disturbance
Coping Skills
Integrative
Hoarding
(503) 563-7520
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Emotional Disturbance
Coping Skills
Integrative
Hoarding
"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!"
Valentia Heart Counseling, Licensed Professional Counselor
Licensed Professional Counselor, MA, LPC, LMFT
Verified by Psychology Today
"For over 20 years, I've had the honor of assisting couples, families, and individuals of all ages, as they identify, clarify and find constructive coping strategies to deal with issues relating to anxiety, depression, grief, anger and relationships. As a Marriage & Family Therapist, I especially enjoy working on issues such as affair recovery, attachment disorders, parenting difficulties, child/adolescent behavior problems, anxiety, and trauma. Whether you are struggling with a relationship in your life, overwhelming anxiety, or some other problem, I would be honored to work with you."
Emotional Disturbance
Coping Skills
Integrative
Hoarding
(503) 743-6671
Verified
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Emotional Disturbance
Coping Skills
Integrative
Hoarding
"For over 20 years, I've had the honor of assisting couples, families, and individuals of all ages, as they identify, clarify and find constructive coping strategies to deal with issues relating to anxiety, depression, grief, anger and relationships. As a Marriage & Family Therapist, I especially enjoy working on issues such as affair recovery, attachment disorders, parenting difficulties, child/adolescent behavior problems, anxiety, and trauma. Whether you are struggling with a relationship in your life, overwhelming anxiety, or some other problem, I would be honored to work with you."
Aaron W Buchholz, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified by Psychology Today
"We can sometimes feel uncertain and trapped by painful emotions. Having a non-judgmental, supportive space to think through what feels wrong can be helpful. We are able to make new meaning when someone listens, helps us focus in on what is important, understands our challenges, and supports us to grasp more of who we really are. We begin to understand our own stories and shed new light on older, outdated narratives. We untangle from the repetitive pain we impose on our selves, family, partners, friends, and begin to take charge of our lives."
Emotional Disturbance
Coping Skills
Integrative
Hoarding
(503) 549-4222
Verified
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Emotional Disturbance
Coping Skills
Integrative
Hoarding
"We can sometimes feel uncertain and trapped by painful emotions. Having a non-judgmental, supportive space to think through what feels wrong can be helpful. We are able to make new meaning when someone listens, helps us focus in on what is important, understands our challenges, and supports us to grasp more of who we really are. We begin to understand our own stories and shed new light on older, outdated narratives. We untangle from the repetitive pain we impose on our selves, family, partners, friends, and begin to take charge of our lives."
Brad Allen Purfeerst
Verified by Psychology Today
Office is near:
Portland, Oregon 97213
"Struggling right now? I believe that real happiness is possible, but often the path is elusive. Life continually challenges us and forces us to grow, but sometimes growth and change can be painful. The good news is that you are not alone. There is help to get you to the other side. If it is a deep loss now or in the past, struggle in relationship, divorce, loss of children, a loss of connection, or a loss of meaning, I want you to know that there is hope. I will meet you where you are in your struggle, and we will find a path forward. Together we will solve the thing that confronts and confounds you, and grow peace in its place."
Emotional Disturbance
Coping Skills
Integrative
Hoarding
(360) 558-3323
Verified
Office is near:
Portland, Oregon 97213
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Emotional Disturbance
Coping Skills
Integrative
Hoarding
"Struggling right now? I believe that real happiness is possible, but often the path is elusive. Life continually challenges us and forces us to grow, but sometimes growth and change can be painful. The good news is that you are not alone. There is help to get you to the other side. If it is a deep loss now or in the past, struggle in relationship, divorce, loss of children, a loss of connection, or a loss of meaning, I want you to know that there is hope. I will meet you where you are in your struggle, and we will find a path forward. Together we will solve the thing that confronts and confounds you, and grow peace in its place."
Kelly Ann Reams, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LCSW, BCD
Verified by Psychology Today
"As a psychotherapist and contemporary psychoanalyst, I will help you deal with your concerns and distress through greater understanding of what goes on inside of you. We will listen to and work with your feelings, dreams, fantasies, sadness, fears, hopes and desires with compassion and insight. During the past thirty years, I have helped adults, teenagers and children create a safe space in therapy based on trust and respect to develop a sturdier sense of self, have more satisfying relationships, reduce symptoms of depression and anxiety, and access what was previously out of awareness or unthought that can now inform daily life."
Emotional Disturbance
Coping Skills
Integrative
Hoarding
(503) 980-4564
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Emotional Disturbance
Coping Skills
Integrative
Hoarding
"As a psychotherapist and contemporary psychoanalyst, I will help you deal with your concerns and distress through greater understanding of what goes on inside of you. We will listen to and work with your feelings, dreams, fantasies, sadness, fears, hopes and desires with compassion and insight. During the past thirty years, I have helped adults, teenagers and children create a safe space in therapy based on trust and respect to develop a sturdier sense of self, have more satisfying relationships, reduce symptoms of depression and anxiety, and access what was previously out of awareness or unthought that can now inform daily life."
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Larry Venaska, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified by Psychology Today
Irvington
Portland, Oregon 97212
"Are you feeling stuck, overwhelmed or hopeless? Can't get your needs met to your satisfaction? Do you find one or more areas of your life to be unfullfilling such as romantic relationship, work, parenting, extended family? Do you have legal or financial struggles or relationship conflicts that affect your mood significantly? I draw on a variety of therapeutic approaches, experience in working with past clients and personal experience to collaborate with you in creating the best healing environment specific for you."
(971) 205-2892
Verified
Irvington
Portland, Oregon 97212
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"Are you feeling stuck, overwhelmed or hopeless? Can't get your needs met to your satisfaction? Do you find one or more areas of your life to be unfullfilling such as romantic relationship, work, parenting, extended family? Do you have legal or financial struggles or relationship conflicts that affect your mood significantly? I draw on a variety of therapeutic approaches, experience in working with past clients and personal experience to collaborate with you in creating the best healing environment specific for you."
Peter Barbur, Licensed Professional Counselor
Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC
Verified by Psychology Today
Irvington
Portland, Oregon 97232
"Peter Barbur, LPC, specializes in substance use evaluations for people who violate DOT drug testing rules and for employees who violate employer drug testing policies. Mr. Barbur also does forensic substance use evaluations for domestic relations attorneys and courts and is an expert witness on addiction for the legal system. Referrals typically are made through employers, drug testing consortiums, Employee Assistance Programs and attorneys."
(971) 832-5648
Verified
Irvington
Portland, Oregon 97232
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"Peter Barbur, LPC, specializes in substance use evaluations for people who violate DOT drug testing rules and for employees who violate employer drug testing policies. Mr. Barbur also does forensic substance use evaluations for domestic relations attorneys and courts and is an expert witness on addiction for the legal system. Referrals typically are made through employers, drug testing consortiums, Employee Assistance Programs and attorneys."
Alli Swift, LPC Intern
LPC Intern, MA, LPC , Intern
Verified by Psychology Today
Irvington
Portland, Oregon 97232
"My name is Alli Swift and I started my practice with the vision of creating a safe and nurturing place for clients to come and get to know themselves better. I believe that engaging in therapy allows us to connect to all the parts of our self and develop increased self-awareness and self-compassion."
(503) 926-6159
Verified
Irvington
Portland, Oregon 97232
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"My name is Alli Swift and I started my practice with the vision of creating a safe and nurturing place for clients to come and get to know themselves better. I believe that engaging in therapy allows us to connect to all the parts of our self and develop increased self-awareness and self-compassion."
Krista Day-Gloe, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW, EMDR, CDWF-C
Verified by Psychology Today
Office is near:
Irvington
Portland, Oregon 97212
"I want to help you learn how to create new pathways to your more authentic and joyful self, by learning how to carve space in your life to learn and implement more desirable habits. I am dedicated to helping you find more success, passion and health in your life, instead of finding yourself back on the same old pathways, time and time again. I believe STRONGLY in the Mind-Body Connection! What happens in one area of your body affects the other. If your body is in distress or if you are suffering from mental health struggles, they will affect one another. Understanding this connection is key to lasting health and well being."
(541) 210-5312
Verified
Office is near:
Irvington
Portland, Oregon 97212
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"I want to help you learn how to create new pathways to your more authentic and joyful self, by learning how to carve space in your life to learn and implement more desirable habits. I am dedicated to helping you find more success, passion and health in your life, instead of finding yourself back on the same old pathways, time and time again. I believe STRONGLY in the Mind-Body Connection! What happens in one area of your body affects the other. If your body is in distress or if you are suffering from mental health struggles, they will affect one another. Understanding this connection is key to lasting health and well being."
Alexa Adams, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT
Verified by Psychology Today
Irvington
Portland, Oregon 97212
"We all bring our unique selves, our pasts, and family histories into our relationships. It can be a challenge to try and find balance and harmony with so many of these different factors interacting with each other and the relationship, often causing confusion and conflict. Whether you have lost the spark, are struggling through conflict and strain, are being impacted by childhood trauma and attachment concerns, or possibly you are hoping to strengthen an already strong connection. Whatever is happening within the relationship, family, or within yourself, together we can uncover new ways of interacting, communicating, and healing."
(971) 252-5432
Verified
Irvington
Portland, Oregon 97212
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"We all bring our unique selves, our pasts, and family histories into our relationships. It can be a challenge to try and find balance and harmony with so many of these different factors interacting with each other and the relationship, often causing confusion and conflict. Whether you have lost the spark, are struggling through conflict and strain, are being impacted by childhood trauma and attachment concerns, or possibly you are hoping to strengthen an already strong connection. Whatever is happening within the relationship, family, or within yourself, together we can uncover new ways of interacting, communicating, and healing."
Nina Zurawski, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LCSW
Verified by Psychology Today
Irvington
Portland, Oregon 97232
"Therapy helps us take a step back to recognize (and use) the power we have to change our lives and relationships. Many of us fear that speaking our truths will separate or isolate us. In actuality, when we live in our true purpose we find ourselves to be more genuine in relationships, allowing us to feel more connected. Together, we will help you engage with yourself and the world in a way that fosters personal clarity and confidence."
(503) 974-8121
Verified
Irvington
Portland, Oregon 97232
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"Therapy helps us take a step back to recognize (and use) the power we have to change our lives and relationships. Many of us fear that speaking our truths will separate or isolate us. In actuality, when we live in our true purpose we find ourselves to be more genuine in relationships, allowing us to feel more connected. Together, we will help you engage with yourself and the world in a way that fosters personal clarity and confidence."
Wendy Haynes, Counselor
Counselor, MA, PhD, LMFT
Irvington
Portland, Oregon 97232
"I hold PhD in Clinical Psychology and a Master's Degree in Psychology. I am a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist. I work with Individuals, Couples, and Creatives. I support my clients in achieving greater well being by honing what is genuinely unique and important to them. I teach practices that boost resiliency to stress and inspire self-esteem and self-compassion to bloom. I support my clients in breaking through blocks and in unleashing authentic and dynamic self-expression, so that their values are congruent with their behavior, and their intentions and desires become experiences that are truly lived."
(503) 342-2158
Irvington
Portland, Oregon 97232
"I hold PhD in Clinical Psychology and a Master's Degree in Psychology. I am a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist. I work with Individuals, Couples, and Creatives. I support my clients in achieving greater well being by honing what is genuinely unique and important to them. I teach practices that boost resiliency to stress and inspire self-esteem and self-compassion to bloom. I support my clients in breaking through blocks and in unleashing authentic and dynamic self-expression, so that their values are congruent with their behavior, and their intentions and desires become experiences that are truly lived."
Mary Wells Pope, Licensed Professional Counselor
Licensed Professional Counselor, MA
Verified by Psychology Today
Irvington
Portland, Oregon 97232
"For most people, strong relationships are an important indicator of health and well-being. When we feel stuck in old patterns that no longer serve us, our connection to others suffers too, which can turn up as depression, anxiety, or simply feeling alone and disconnected. By reconnecting with our essential gifts and strengths through the therapy process, we in turn can offer more to family, friends, and community. I enjoy working collaboratively with clients and view them as the experts on their own experiences, and I understand therapy as a journey to the revelation of the authentic self at the heart of every person."
(503) 836-5340
Verified
Irvington
Portland, Oregon 97232
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"For most people, strong relationships are an important indicator of health and well-being. When we feel stuck in old patterns that no longer serve us, our connection to others suffers too, which can turn up as depression, anxiety, or simply feeling alone and disconnected. By reconnecting with our essential gifts and strengths through the therapy process, we in turn can offer more to family, friends, and community. I enjoy working collaboratively with clients and view them as the experts on their own experiences, and I understand therapy as a journey to the revelation of the authentic self at the heart of every person."
Nancy Moore, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LCSW, CISD
Verified by Psychology Today
Irvington
Portland, Oregon 97232
"I am a dedicated mental health professional and have over twenty years of experience working in mental health. I begin my work by listening to what your goals are for counseling. My goal is simply this ~ to help individuals achieve personal growth and well-being through counseling. Together we will identify your goals, explore thinking patterns and emotional barriers that may prevent you from reaching your fullest potential. My approach is down-to-earth, empowering, and supportive. Because I believe a good therapeutic connection between my client and myself is essential, I routinely offer a free 30-minute consultation."
(971) 236-4067
Verified
Irvington
Portland, Oregon 97232
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"I am a dedicated mental health professional and have over twenty years of experience working in mental health. I begin my work by listening to what your goals are for counseling. My goal is simply this ~ to help individuals achieve personal growth and well-being through counseling. Together we will identify your goals, explore thinking patterns and emotional barriers that may prevent you from reaching your fullest potential. My approach is down-to-earth, empowering, and supportive. Because I believe a good therapeutic connection between my client and myself is essential, I routinely offer a free 30-minute consultation."
Verda Dew, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LCSW
Verified by Psychology Today
Irvington
Portland, Oregon 97232
"Each person deserves the benefit of thinking about life in a meaningful way with gentle guidance through counseling. I would be privileged to join you on this journey. As a therapist, I specialize in assisting people through challenging life moments. Using solution-focused techniques and empowerment methods, we’ll identify steps to resolve your personal challenges and reach your goals. I have more than 7 years experience working with individuals and families experiencing challenges with parenting, anxiety, depression, life transition, and addiction issues."
(503) 451-6049
Verified
Irvington
Portland, Oregon 97232
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"Each person deserves the benefit of thinking about life in a meaningful way with gentle guidance through counseling. I would be privileged to join you on this journey. As a therapist, I specialize in assisting people through challenging life moments. Using solution-focused techniques and empowerment methods, we’ll identify steps to resolve your personal challenges and reach your goals. I have more than 7 years experience working with individuals and families experiencing challenges with parenting, anxiety, depression, life transition, and addiction issues."
Sexuality and Gender Specialist, Licensed Professional Counselor
Licensed Professional Counselor, MS, LPC, LMHC
Verified by Psychology Today
Irvington
Portland, Oregon 97232
"You can find a safe space here when you can find it no where else. Finding trustworthy professionals to help you with intimate issues is embarrassing and difficult. This is my most important skill, something not learned in school: unconditional positive acceptance and honest, non-threatening communication about intimate problems. Here you will find sensitivity to private behaviors which are regarded with non-judgmental acceptance and respect, never shame nor intolerance."
(360) 209-2950
Verified
Irvington
Portland, Oregon 97232
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"You can find a safe space here when you can find it no where else. Finding trustworthy professionals to help you with intimate issues is embarrassing and difficult. This is my most important skill, something not learned in school: unconditional positive acceptance and honest, non-threatening communication about intimate problems. Here you will find sensitivity to private behaviors which are regarded with non-judgmental acceptance and respect, never shame nor intolerance."
Deah Partak, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW, CADCII, ACS
Verified by Psychology Today
Irvington
Portland, Oregon 97232
"As long as I can remember, I have always respected the power of stories. The real stories about our lives. We share our experiences, hear about our ancestors, and define who we are in this world through stories. Everyone’s story is important. Everyone has the right to author their own story and live their authentic life. In session we will focus on using your strengths and values to tackle depression, anxiety, loss, life transition, work-life balance, or self-esteem. I am a licensed Clinical Social Worker, Certified Compassion Fatigue Professional, Certified Drug and Alcohol Counselor, and Approved Clinical Supervisor. "
(503) 536-1085
Verified
Irvington
Portland, Oregon 97232
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"As long as I can remember, I have always respected the power of stories. The real stories about our lives. We share our experiences, hear about our ancestors, and define who we are in this world through stories. Everyone’s story is important. Everyone has the right to author their own story and live their authentic life. In session we will focus on using your strengths and values to tackle depression, anxiety, loss, life transition, work-life balance, or self-esteem. I am a licensed Clinical Social Worker, Certified Compassion Fatigue Professional, Certified Drug and Alcohol Counselor, and Approved Clinical Supervisor. "
Liisa P. Heard, MSW, LCSW - ePiphany Counseling, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, BS, MSW, LCSW
Verified by Psychology Today
Irvington
Portland, Oregon 97232
"I have over 25 years experience working with adolescents and adults suffering from substance abuse and mental health concerns. I provide individuals, couples, and families a safe, supportive setting and am passionate about helping people understand and realize their full potential and achieve their dreams and goals, no matter how big or small. Individual/group work in the following areas: Work, life, balance; Women's Issues; Bereavement, Grief and Loss; Life transitions (college, retirement, "empty nester"; end of life); Role transitions (caregiver); College and professional athletes - helping to improve performance in their sport."
(503) 868-0071
Verified
Irvington
Portland, Oregon 97232
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"I have over 25 years experience working with adolescents and adults suffering from substance abuse and mental health concerns. I provide individuals, couples, and families a safe, supportive setting and am passionate about helping people understand and realize their full potential and achieve their dreams and goals, no matter how big or small. Individual/group work in the following areas: Work, life, balance; Women's Issues; Bereavement, Grief and Loss; Life transitions (college, retirement, "empty nester"; end of life); Role transitions (caregiver); College and professional athletes - helping to improve performance in their sport."

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Emotional Disturbance in Irvington, Portland-What is it?

Emotional disturbance is a catch-all term coined in education law and used by mental health professionals to describe students, children or teens having trouble at school. Emotional disturbance refers to:-

"...a condition exhibiting one or more of the following characteristics over a long period of time and to a marked degree that adversely affects a child's educational performance:

(A) An inability to learn that cannot be explained by intellectual, sensory, or health factors.
(B) An inability to build or maintain satisfactory interpersonal relationships with peers and teachers.
(C) Inappropriate types of behavior or feelings under normal circumstances.
(D) A general pervasive mood of unhappiness or depression.
(E) A tendency to develop physical symptoms or fears associated with personal or school problems."

Emotional disturbance in Irvington, Portland and emotional disorders can be mild and reflect simply late learning or problems at home. Related conditions include kids who are on the autism spectrum or who have asperger's syndrome. If you're looking for help with emotional disturbance in Irvington, Portland or for an Irvington, Portland emotional disturbance Therapist, these Therapists provide help, emotional disturbance therapy, emotional disturbance counseling, and emotional disturbance treatment. They include Irvington, Portland emotional disturbance Therapists, emotional disturbance psychologists, emotional disturbance psychotherapists and emotional disturbance counselors.

How can I tell if a therapist is right for me?
Therapists in Irvington, Portland are able to work with a wide range of issues.

For example, if you're seeking a marriage counselor in Irvington, Portland you'll find that most therapists are trained in marriage counseling or couples counseling in Irvington, Portland and couples therapy. And they welcome families for family counseling in Irvington, Portland or family therapy in Irvington, Portland.