Licensed Professional Counselor, MS, LPC Verified
Verified
Northwest
Portland, OR 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.
Emotionally Focused
(971) 832-5009
Verified
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Northwest
Portland, OR 97210
Emotionally Focused
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.
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Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC, ACS, LMHC Verified
Verified
Northwest
Portland, OR 97209
Have you reached that point in your life where the things that once worked for you are no longer beneficial to your success and wellbeing? A significant other, an addiction, a job, a city? Do you struggle with performance anxiety or perfectionism? Are you a high achiever, creative or entrepreneur who procrastinates or lacks confidence? Do you have an inner critic that's never satisfied? If you are ready for a shift, let's work together to get you past sadness, anger, resentment, and distrust, and into a place of confidence, bold self-love and acceptance.
Emotionally Focused
(503) 212-9961
Verified
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Northwest
Portland, OR 97209
Emotionally Focused
Have you reached that point in your life where the things that once worked for you are no longer beneficial to your success and wellbeing? A significant other, an addiction, a job, a city? Do you struggle with performance anxiety or perfectionism? Are you a high achiever, creative or entrepreneur who procrastinates or lacks confidence? Do you have an inner critic that's never satisfied? If you are ready for a shift, let's work together to get you past sadness, anger, resentment, and distrust, and into a place of confidence, bold self-love and acceptance.
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LPC Intern, MS, NCC Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Northwest
Portland, OR 97210
I work with individuals and couples. I specialize in relationships, anxiety and depression, grief and loss, chronic pain and trauma. Each person has a different set of needs and issues to work through, and I meet you wherever you are. I employ a variety of therapeutic techniques tailored to your situation. I provide a non-judgmental, safe, and compassionate environment that supports each client as a whole person. I am an LGBTQ ally and welcome all POC.
Emotionally Focused
(971) 407-4016
Verified
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Office is near:
Northwest
Portland, OR 97210
Emotionally Focused
I work with individuals and couples. I specialize in relationships, anxiety and depression, grief and loss, chronic pain and trauma. Each person has a different set of needs and issues to work through, and I meet you wherever you are. I employ a variety of therapeutic techniques tailored to your situation. I provide a non-judgmental, safe, and compassionate environment that supports each client as a whole person. I am an LGBTQ ally and welcome all POC.
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Psychologist, PsyD Verified
Verified
Northwest
Portland, OR 97210
Therapy is the most important gift you give yourself, and I encourage you to choose a therapist who is a good match for your needs. I specialize in the treatment of anxiety, depression, relationship problems, work-related stress, and abusive relationships--just to name a few. My approach to treatment is primarily present focused, because I believe that unresolved issues from our past end up repeating themselves in our current relationships. Together we will explore the ways that your thoughts, feelings, and actions affect your mood and the way you experience the world.
Emotionally Focused
(503) 704-3300
Verified

Northwest
Portland, OR 97210
Emotionally Focused
Therapy is the most important gift you give yourself, and I encourage you to choose a therapist who is a good match for your needs. I specialize in the treatment of anxiety, depression, relationship problems, work-related stress, and abusive relationships--just to name a few. My approach to treatment is primarily present focused, because I believe that unresolved issues from our past end up repeating themselves in our current relationships. Together we will explore the ways that your thoughts, feelings, and actions affect your mood and the way you experience the world.
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LPC Intern, MS, NCC, LPC, Intern Verified
Verified
Northwest
Portland, OR 97205
I think counseling is always useful, even when there's nothing "wrong." We get a lot of chances to go, go, go but not a lot to slow down and reflect. Usually it takes some crisis of feeling or relationship to tell us it's time. I see those crises as opportunities, doorways to deeper understanding. And because we're not fixed individuals, they come and go as we change and grow.
Emotionally Focused
(971) 273-5297
Verified
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Northwest
Portland, OR 97205
Emotionally Focused
I think counseling is always useful, even when there's nothing "wrong." We get a lot of chances to go, go, go but not a lot to slow down and reflect. Usually it takes some crisis of feeling or relationship to tell us it's time. I see those crises as opportunities, doorways to deeper understanding. And because we're not fixed individuals, they come and go as we change and grow.
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Marriage & Family Therapist Intern, MA, MFT-Int Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Northwest
Portland, OR 97210
Our early attachment relationships shape our view of self, and our understanding of how we are to be in relationships with others. Throughout our lives, our surrounding environment and life experiences continue to shape and influence these perceptions of who we are, and of our role in the universe. This becomes our unique personal narrative. Counseling provides an opportunity to explore these narratives, uncover hidden strengths, and find healing for our wounds.
Emotionally Focused
(971) 203-7721
Verified
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Office is near:
Northwest
Portland, OR 97210
Emotionally Focused
Our early attachment relationships shape our view of self, and our understanding of how we are to be in relationships with others. Throughout our lives, our surrounding environment and life experiences continue to shape and influence these perceptions of who we are, and of our role in the universe. This becomes our unique personal narrative. Counseling provides an opportunity to explore these narratives, uncover hidden strengths, and find healing for our wounds.
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Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT Verified
Verified
Northwest
Portland, OR 97209
*I am closed to new regular therapy clients at this time. I have limited availability for clients seeking hypnotherapy. Due to Covid-19, all sessions are telehealth until further notice.* 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. Hablo español.
Emotionally Focused
Verified
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Northwest
Portland, OR 97209
Emotionally Focused
*I am closed to new regular therapy clients at this time. I have limited availability for clients seeking hypnotherapy. Due to Covid-19, all sessions are telehealth until further notice.* 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. Hablo español.
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Marriage & Family Therapist Associate, MA, LMFTA Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Northwest
Portland, OR 97209
Our struggles do not define us but they can refine us. Painful, everyday emotional suffering may be made more bearable when you can find meaning and hope. To this end we will collaborate to identify your personal goals and find practical tools to help you achieve your goals. At the end of therapy you will have a deeper awareness of self and become more skilled at having joy in your life.
Emotionally Focused
(360) 558-3244
Verified
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Office is near:
Northwest
Portland, OR 97209
Emotionally Focused
Our struggles do not define us but they can refine us. Painful, everyday emotional suffering may be made more bearable when you can find meaning and hope. To this end we will collaborate to identify your personal goals and find practical tools to help you achieve your goals. At the end of therapy you will have a deeper awareness of self and become more skilled at having joy in your life.
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Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW, RYT Verified
Verified
Hosts group in:
Northwest
Portland, OR 97210
Do you need a specialist who understands PTSD from the inside out? Have you been or are you now in therapy, but feel like you need a healer who really gets traumatic stress? Are you a person of extreme sensitivity, unusually empathic, spiritual or psychic? I would like to offer you a path out of the extreme suffering of PTSD and traumatic stress. I work with many people whose previous therapies have not worked out for them, including folks who have suffered from extreme traumas such as ritual abuse and/or mind control. Attachment, compassion and practicality characterize my work.
Emotionally Focused
(503) 451-6739
Verified
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Hosts group in:
Northwest
Portland, OR 97210
Emotionally Focused
Do you need a specialist who understands PTSD from the inside out? Have you been or are you now in therapy, but feel like you need a healer who really gets traumatic stress? Are you a person of extreme sensitivity, unusually empathic, spiritual or psychic? I would like to offer you a path out of the extreme suffering of PTSD and traumatic stress. I work with many people whose previous therapies have not worked out for them, including folks who have suffered from extreme traumas such as ritual abuse and/or mind control. Attachment, compassion and practicality characterize my work.
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LPC Intern, MA Verified
Verified
Northwest
Portland, OR 97205
It’s true, life can be painful and even very unfair. Your relationships might be struggling, your daily demands may seem overwhelming, your work may feel far more stressful than engaging, and you may be down on yourself. You may have any number of emotions including anxiety, anger, guilt, pessimism, boredom, regret, sadness, shame, and loneliness. Therapy can help you cope with difficult emotions and provide you with tools to improve your relationship with yourself and with others. My goal is to help you accept your whole being so that your best self can foster positive relationships and create a life of joy and purpose.
Emotionally Focused
(503) 210-9549
Verified
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Northwest
Portland, OR 97205
Emotionally Focused
It’s true, life can be painful and even very unfair. Your relationships might be struggling, your daily demands may seem overwhelming, your work may feel far more stressful than engaging, and you may be down on yourself. You may have any number of emotions including anxiety, anger, guilt, pessimism, boredom, regret, sadness, shame, and loneliness. Therapy can help you cope with difficult emotions and provide you with tools to improve your relationship with yourself and with others. My goal is to help you accept your whole being so that your best self can foster positive relationships and create a life of joy and purpose.
Licensed Professional Counselor, MA, LPC Verified
Verified
Northwest
Portland, OR 97210
I have had the privilege of witnessing people undergo the slow, extremely subtle and remarkable journey of healing and self-transformation. This process of psychological growth is astoundingly complex, multilayered, circular and even mysteriously numinous in its unfolding. My philosophy as a therapist is primarily on core transformation rather than merely symptom management and needless to say, I strongly believe in the centrality of the therapeutic relationship as a significant healing agent. Moving towards our wholeness necessitates the courage to first move into the wounded parts that we all have as members of the human species.
Emotionally Focused
(503) 994-9514
Verified
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Northwest
Portland, OR 97210
Emotionally Focused
I have had the privilege of witnessing people undergo the slow, extremely subtle and remarkable journey of healing and self-transformation. This process of psychological growth is astoundingly complex, multilayered, circular and even mysteriously numinous in its unfolding. My philosophy as a therapist is primarily on core transformation rather than merely symptom management and needless to say, I strongly believe in the centrality of the therapeutic relationship as a significant healing agent. Moving towards our wholeness necessitates the courage to first move into the wounded parts that we all have as members of the human species.
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LPC Intern, MS, MFT Verified
Verified
Northwest
Portland, OR 97205
The world is changing quickly and we are definitely feeling the impact. Feelings of being stuck, anxious, frustrated and depressed can be difficult to navigate. Finding time to process your feelings and repairing ruptures in your life and relationships may feel more stressful now. I want to help. I am curious about your world, how you experience it, how you are connected to it, and your desire to make positive change. In session I use active listening, with a focus on compassion without judgement. I am also willing to ask direct questions, with honesty and sense of humor, which I find clients appreciate.
Emotionally Focused
(971) 351-3690
Verified
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Northwest
Portland, OR 97205
Emotionally Focused
The world is changing quickly and we are definitely feeling the impact. Feelings of being stuck, anxious, frustrated and depressed can be difficult to navigate. Finding time to process your feelings and repairing ruptures in your life and relationships may feel more stressful now. I want to help. I am curious about your world, how you experience it, how you are connected to it, and your desire to make positive change. In session I use active listening, with a focus on compassion without judgement. I am also willing to ask direct questions, with honesty and sense of humor, which I find clients appreciate.
Photo of Jake Bassen, Marriage & Family Therapist Intern
Marriage & Family Therapist Intern, MA, MFT Verified
Verified
Northwest
Portland, OR 97209
It can be lonely and distressing to feel stuck in patterns of negative thinking, conflict, or disconnection from those most important to you. I believe that therapy is a unique space where you as the client can pause, reflect, and speak freely and honestly about the parts of your life you want to see improve. I have experience helping people navigate a wide variety of challenges including relationship distress, infidelity, divorce, depression, anxiety, trauma, men’s issues, and life transitions. Therapy can be an opportunity to take meaningful steps toward changing your relationships and living in a more authentic and connected way.
Emotionally Focused
(971) 261-1963
Verified

Northwest
Portland, OR 97209
Emotionally Focused
It can be lonely and distressing to feel stuck in patterns of negative thinking, conflict, or disconnection from those most important to you. I believe that therapy is a unique space where you as the client can pause, reflect, and speak freely and honestly about the parts of your life you want to see improve. I have experience helping people navigate a wide variety of challenges including relationship distress, infidelity, divorce, depression, anxiety, trauma, men’s issues, and life transitions. Therapy can be an opportunity to take meaningful steps toward changing your relationships and living in a more authentic and connected way.
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LCSW Verified
Verified
Northwest
Portland, OR 97210
You can change how you feel about yourself, gain control over your symptoms, and live with a greater sense of ease in 3 to 5 sessions. In one session, you will know if this therapy can help you, and it's very likely that it will. This is a new therapy, similar to EMDR. It is now used by the Veteran's Administration to treat PTSD in about 4 sessions. Studies show this therapy can transform negative emotions, significantly reduce or eliminate anxiety, irritability, compulsive behaviors, and enhance confidence and self-awareness. It is as remarkable as it sounds.
Emotionally Focused
(503) 465-5277
Verified
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Northwest
Portland, OR 97210
Emotionally Focused
You can change how you feel about yourself, gain control over your symptoms, and live with a greater sense of ease in 3 to 5 sessions. In one session, you will know if this therapy can help you, and it's very likely that it will. This is a new therapy, similar to EMDR. It is now used by the Veteran's Administration to treat PTSD in about 4 sessions. Studies show this therapy can transform negative emotions, significantly reduce or eliminate anxiety, irritability, compulsive behaviors, and enhance confidence and self-awareness. It is as remarkable as it sounds.
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Licensed Professional Counselor, MA, LPC Verified
Verified
Northwest
Portland, OR 97205
Do you struggle to make lasting changes in your life? Do you suffer from relationship difficulties, job dissatisfaction or low self-esteem? Do you repeat the same negative patterns? If so, I believe I can help. I am trained to help you make the changes you want to see in your life. I will help you get to the root of your problems, not simply treat your symptoms. This happens best in the safety of a trusted therapeutic relationship where we will work collaboratively to help you discover your authentic feelings, make a deeper connection to yourself and others, and reap greater satisfaction from your life.
Emotionally Focused
(503) 610-5526
Verified
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Northwest
Portland, OR 97205
Emotionally Focused
Do you struggle to make lasting changes in your life? Do you suffer from relationship difficulties, job dissatisfaction or low self-esteem? Do you repeat the same negative patterns? If so, I believe I can help. I am trained to help you make the changes you want to see in your life. I will help you get to the root of your problems, not simply treat your symptoms. This happens best in the safety of a trusted therapeutic relationship where we will work collaboratively to help you discover your authentic feelings, make a deeper connection to yourself and others, and reap greater satisfaction from your life.
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Licensed Professional Counselor, MS, LPC, BC-TMH Verified
Verified
Northwest
Portland, OR 97205
Identifying how one's environment, thoughts, behaviors, and experiences influence each other and understanding the role that they play in our lives, is key to making changes and adopting a healthy perspective. I provide tailored and objective support to help navigate through life events that have created conflict or caused unrest. My education and professional experience (domestic and international) offer expertise to work with adult individuals who are dealing with personal obstacles.
Emotionally Focused
(571) 765-2086
Verified
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Northwest
Portland, OR 97205
Emotionally Focused
Identifying how one's environment, thoughts, behaviors, and experiences influence each other and understanding the role that they play in our lives, is key to making changes and adopting a healthy perspective. I provide tailored and objective support to help navigate through life events that have created conflict or caused unrest. My education and professional experience (domestic and international) offer expertise to work with adult individuals who are dealing with personal obstacles.
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Licensed Professional Counselor, MA, LPC, EMDR Verified
Verified
Northwest
Portland, OR 97209
Knowing that it is usually an experience of pain or frustration that prompts people to seek counseling, my goal is to provide a safe place for you to effectively move through it. Often that pain comes from unmet needs, harmful experiences, or coping systems that no longer serve you. I want to work with you, to offer reflection, understanding, information, and new windows to help you experience relief and a sense of well being. Approaches include insight oriented talk therapy, mindfulness, EMDR, and art therapy and are chosen on what would be most appropriate to your individual goals.
Emotionally Focused
(503) 278-5587
Verified
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Northwest
Portland, OR 97209
Emotionally Focused
Knowing that it is usually an experience of pain or frustration that prompts people to seek counseling, my goal is to provide a safe place for you to effectively move through it. Often that pain comes from unmet needs, harmful experiences, or coping systems that no longer serve you. I want to work with you, to offer reflection, understanding, information, and new windows to help you experience relief and a sense of well being. Approaches include insight oriented talk therapy, mindfulness, EMDR, and art therapy and are chosen on what would be most appropriate to your individual goals.
Photo of Valentia Heart Counseling, Licensed Professional Counselor
Licensed Professional Counselor, MA, LPC, LMFT Verified
Verified
Northwest
Portland, OR 97205
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.
Emotionally Focused
(503) 743-6671
Verified
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Northwest
Portland, OR 97205
Emotionally Focused
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.
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Clinical Social Work/Therapist Verified
Verified
Northwest
Portland, OR 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.
Emotionally Focused
(503) 427-1952
Verified
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Northwest
Portland, OR 97210
Emotionally Focused
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.
Photo of Annie Dolle @ Arrival Counseling, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW Verified
Verified
Northwest
Portland, OR 97210
**CURRENTLY FULL NO AVAILABILITY** Join with me and allow connection, safety, and curiosity to unearth your fullest self. Become a compassionate observer of your own experience as your nervous system aligns in relationship. Tired of contracting and reacting? Together we can find ways to experience and respond to life as it comes. What have you experienced? What strategies have you employed to cope? What have you come to believe about yourself and others? Lets take a look at your goals and concerns and move towards a functional and connected you. There are reasons for your current pain, and It is possible to feel better.
Emotionally Focused
(503) 563-7407
Verified
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Northwest
Portland, OR 97210
Emotionally Focused
**CURRENTLY FULL NO AVAILABILITY** Join with me and allow connection, safety, and curiosity to unearth your fullest self. Become a compassionate observer of your own experience as your nervous system aligns in relationship. Tired of contracting and reacting? Together we can find ways to experience and respond to life as it comes. What have you experienced? What strategies have you employed to cope? What have you come to believe about yourself and others? Lets take a look at your goals and concerns and move towards a functional and connected you. There are reasons for your current pain, and It is possible to feel better.

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Emotionally Focused Therapists
Emotionally Focused Therapy (EFT) is an approach to therapy that helps clients identify their emotions, learn to explore and experience them, to understand them and then to manage them. Northwest, Portland Emotionally Focused Therapy embraces the idea that emotions can be changed, first by arriving at or 'living' the maladaptive emotion (e.g. loss, fear or shame) in session, and then learning to transform it. Emotionally Focused Therapy for couples seeks to break the negative emotion cycles within relationships, emphasizing the importance of the attachment bond between couples, and how nurturing of the attachment bonds and an empathetic understanding of each others emotions can break the cycles. Check these Northwest, Portland Emotionally Focused Therapy professionals for individual or Emotionally Focused couples therapy in Northwest, Portland

How can I tell if a therapist is right for me?
Therapists in Northwest, Portland are able to work with a wide range of issues. They offer in person sessions as well as Teletherapy in Northwest, Portland

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