Licensed Professional Counselor, MS, LPC
Verified by Psychology Today
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."
Existential
(971) 832-5009
Verified
Alphabet District
Portland, Oregon 97210
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Existential
"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."
Maraya Karena
MA, PWDipl., QMHP-C
Verified by Psychology Today
Alphabet District
Portland, Oregon 97209
"One thing I did not learn growing up was how to understand what was really going on for me. I spent years not knowing how to listen to my own feelings or what to do once I found them. And I am still learning. A little more all the time. I have spent the past decade studying how to become aware of the subtle signals in a situation and how to follow them in a way that shows who we really are and what we really want. The learning and unlearning this takes has become my devotion. Being with others and doing this together had become something I love. "
Existential
(971) 256-6083
Verified
Alphabet District
Portland, Oregon 97209
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Existential
"One thing I did not learn growing up was how to understand what was really going on for me. I spent years not knowing how to listen to my own feelings or what to do once I found them. And I am still learning. A little more all the time. I have spent the past decade studying how to become aware of the subtle signals in a situation and how to follow them in a way that shows who we really are and what we really want. The learning and unlearning this takes has become my devotion. Being with others and doing this together had become something I love. "
Kathia Rabelo, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT
Verified by Psychology Today
Alphabet District
Portland, Oregon 97209
"We each have our own unique life story but the one desire we share is to be happy. Too often our happiness is buried beneath traumas and unhealthy relationships.I believe that one of the most important aspects of the process of change is rooted in the working relationship between the psychotherapist and the client. There are many different methods I may use to help my clients overcome the problems they wish to address. My approach is relaxed, down to earth, honest and direct. I value authenticity in my therapeutic relationships and I have an appreciation for spirituality. I look forward to meeting you where you are."
Existential
(971) 256-8152
Verified
Alphabet District
Portland, Oregon 97209
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Existential
"We each have our own unique life story but the one desire we share is to be happy. Too often our happiness is buried beneath traumas and unhealthy relationships.I believe that one of the most important aspects of the process of change is rooted in the working relationship between the psychotherapist and the client. There are many different methods I may use to help my clients overcome the problems they wish to address. My approach is relaxed, down to earth, honest and direct. I value authenticity in my therapeutic relationships and I have an appreciation for spirituality. I look forward to meeting you where you are."
Heart Thyself, LLC, Licensed Professional Counselor
Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC
Verified by Psychology Today
Alphabet District
Portland, Oregon 97210
"Narcissistic abuse is about the loss and damage of your identity. It is the psychologically abusive relationship you are in or the heartbreaking childhood you grew up with that has now left you suicidal and ashamed. Narcissistic abuse recovery is about discovering and reclaiming your identity and life purpose. It is about making you whole and empowered to live the life you would hope to live. It is about setting up boundaries and learning how to take care of yourself. Most importantly, it is about bringing generations of abuse and dysfunction to an end. We will get to the root of the issue. There is hope for your life."
Existential
(503) 660-3668
Verified
Alphabet District
Portland, Oregon 97210
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Existential
"Narcissistic abuse is about the loss and damage of your identity. It is the psychologically abusive relationship you are in or the heartbreaking childhood you grew up with that has now left you suicidal and ashamed. Narcissistic abuse recovery is about discovering and reclaiming your identity and life purpose. It is about making you whole and empowered to live the life you would hope to live. It is about setting up boundaries and learning how to take care of yourself. Most importantly, it is about bringing generations of abuse and dysfunction to an end. We will get to the root of the issue. There is hope for your life."
Sandeep Kumar, Licensed Professional Counselor
Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC, PPSC
Verified by Psychology Today
Alphabet District
Portland, Oregon 97209
"I help people meet their full life's potential. I support children, adolescents, teens, and adults cope with and heal from the challenges bringing them to therapy, including grief, anxiety, depression, ADD/ADHD, and many others. My treatment approach, Compassion-Focused Therapy, is similar to Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy, encouraging clients to explore outdated thoughts and beliefs. It utilizes mindfulness, focusing upon self-acceptance as a means to change and gain better understanding of what one can and can't control. I borrow metaphors from Eastern Philosophy, including Aikido, a martial art with which I have over a decade of experience."
Existential
(971) 269-2716
Verified
Alphabet District
Portland, Oregon 97209
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Existential
"I help people meet their full life's potential. I support children, adolescents, teens, and adults cope with and heal from the challenges bringing them to therapy, including grief, anxiety, depression, ADD/ADHD, and many others. My treatment approach, Compassion-Focused Therapy, is similar to Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy, encouraging clients to explore outdated thoughts and beliefs. It utilizes mindfulness, focusing upon self-acceptance as a means to change and gain better understanding of what one can and can't control. I borrow metaphors from Eastern Philosophy, including Aikido, a martial art with which I have over a decade of experience."
Douglas Johns, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified by Psychology Today
Alphabet District
Portland, Oregon 97209
"I help couples have needed conversations about their relationship without blame, judgement or criticism. You will directly experience how conflicts in your relationship are genuine opportunities for deeper connection and intimacy. Collaborative Couple Therapy (created by Dan Wile, Ph.D.) provides repeated experiences for expressing your emotions and needs in ways that make your relationship stronger. Are you worried about your relationship? Are there things you'd like to talk with your partner about but you fear an argument? Do you experience a loss of intimacy and closeness? Collaborative Couple Therapy can help."
Existential
(503) 444-8604
Verified
Alphabet District
Portland, Oregon 97209
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Existential
"I help couples have needed conversations about their relationship without blame, judgement or criticism. You will directly experience how conflicts in your relationship are genuine opportunities for deeper connection and intimacy. Collaborative Couple Therapy (created by Dan Wile, Ph.D.) provides repeated experiences for expressing your emotions and needs in ways that make your relationship stronger. Are you worried about your relationship? Are there things you'd like to talk with your partner about but you fear an argument? Do you experience a loss of intimacy and closeness? Collaborative Couple Therapy can help."
Sean Erik Barnett, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified by Psychology Today
Alphabet District
Portland, Oregon 97209
"I strive to create a safe, respectful space in which we can work together to understand the current problems and conflicts impacting your life, and identify self-defeating patterns that keep you from reaching your full potential. We will watch to see how and when these patterns occur in the therapeutic process itself and work to trace problems back to their roots in earlier periods of your life. By gaining a deeper understanding of ourselves, we attain greater freedom to choose how we wish to live, to strengthen our relationships and find joy in life."
Existential
(503) 451-6387
Verified
Alphabet District
Portland, Oregon 97209
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Existential
"I strive to create a safe, respectful space in which we can work together to understand the current problems and conflicts impacting your life, and identify self-defeating patterns that keep you from reaching your full potential. We will watch to see how and when these patterns occur in the therapeutic process itself and work to trace problems back to their roots in earlier periods of your life. By gaining a deeper understanding of ourselves, we attain greater freedom to choose how we wish to live, to strengthen our relationships and find joy in life."
Adam Brockman, LPC Intern
LPC Intern, MA, NCC
Verified by Psychology Today
Alphabet District
Portland, Oregon 97210
"As a trauma-informed and body-inclusive counselor, I honor the unique strengths, experiences and survival skills that have brought you to this point in your healing journey. I hope to collaborate with you to build resilience, transform old patterns and find new pathways to growth and change. Our bodies are foundational to our moment-to-moment experience, holding wisdom that can help us grow and make meaning. Because trauma is often held in the body, we can use somatic mindfulness and more to learn what our body and mind need to set better boundaries, enhance relational connection, and integrate trauma-related feelings and memories. "
Existential
(971) 255-5082
Verified
Alphabet District
Portland, Oregon 97210
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Existential
"As a trauma-informed and body-inclusive counselor, I honor the unique strengths, experiences and survival skills that have brought you to this point in your healing journey. I hope to collaborate with you to build resilience, transform old patterns and find new pathways to growth and change. Our bodies are foundational to our moment-to-moment experience, holding wisdom that can help us grow and make meaning. Because trauma is often held in the body, we can use somatic mindfulness and more to learn what our body and mind need to set better boundaries, enhance relational connection, and integrate trauma-related feelings and memories. "
Kimberly Christensen, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT
Verified by Psychology Today
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"
Existential
(503) 486-8662
Verified
Alphabet District
Portland, Oregon 97209
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Existential
"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"
Marie Mellberg, Licensed Professional Counselor
Licensed Professional Counselor, MS, CRC, LPC
Verified by Psychology Today
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!"
Existential
(503) 563-7520
Verified
Alphabet District
Portland, Oregon 97209
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Existential
"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!"
Thomas Joseph Doherty, Psychologist
Psychologist, PsyD
Verified by Psychology Today
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."
Existential
(971) 225-0913
Verified
Alphabet District
Portland, Oregon 97209
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Existential
"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."
Marney Hoffman, Licensed Professional Counselor
Licensed Professional Counselor, PhD, LPC, LMHC
Verified by Psychology Today
Alphabet District
Portland, Oregon 97209
"I am an experienced counselor serving people of different racial, ethnic, and religious backgrounds. As a therapist, I work with individuals, couples, adolescents and families with problems such as depression and sadness, anxiety, grief and loss, challenges in relationships, work-related issues, health related issues, as well as difficulty during transitional periods in life. As a person, I am an open-minded and nonjudgmental individual who enjoys working with people of different genders, orientations, and identifications. I am very compassionate but also utilize my critical thinking skills to help my clients reach their goals and begin to live life as they desire."
Existential
(503) 379-9595
Verified
Alphabet District
Portland, Oregon 97209
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Existential
"I am an experienced counselor serving people of different racial, ethnic, and religious backgrounds. As a therapist, I work with individuals, couples, adolescents and families with problems such as depression and sadness, anxiety, grief and loss, challenges in relationships, work-related issues, health related issues, as well as difficulty during transitional periods in life. As a person, I am an open-minded and nonjudgmental individual who enjoys working with people of different genders, orientations, and identifications. I am very compassionate but also utilize my critical thinking skills to help my clients reach their goals and begin to live life as they desire."
Graham Sterling, Licensed Professional Counselor
Licensed Professional Counselor, MA, NCC, LPC
Verified by Psychology Today
Alphabet District
Portland, Oregon 97210
"It is my philosophy that each of us are on a path that encompasses understanding who we are in relation to our surroundings. Answers are found through interpersonal connections and within ourselves. It is my job to offer a safe, supportive space and the skilled assistance that allows you to discover your strengths and the tools necessary to overcome life's hurdles."
Existential
(503) 980-1413
Verified
Alphabet District
Portland, Oregon 97210
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Existential
"It is my philosophy that each of us are on a path that encompasses understanding who we are in relation to our surroundings. Answers are found through interpersonal connections and within ourselves. It is my job to offer a safe, supportive space and the skilled assistance that allows you to discover your strengths and the tools necessary to overcome life's hurdles."
Adam Heifetz, Counselor
Counselor, PhD, MA
Verified by Psychology Today
Alphabet District
Portland, Oregon 97210
"My desire in working with individuals is to draw out their strengths and support the cultivation of their inner guide. Everyone is on a journey of personal and spiritual development; making meaning of their lives and experiences. I consider people to be the experts in their lives, who, when supported, are able to follow their natural drive for self-actualization. All human experiences are a valuable part of the process of self-emergence. Even the greatest challenges can offer insight and fuel for a path forward. People are neither sick nor well. Rather, we are all in process, with personal depths that want for exploration."
Existential
(971) 544-8123
Verified
Alphabet District
Portland, Oregon 97210
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Existential
"My desire in working with individuals is to draw out their strengths and support the cultivation of their inner guide. Everyone is on a journey of personal and spiritual development; making meaning of their lives and experiences. I consider people to be the experts in their lives, who, when supported, are able to follow their natural drive for self-actualization. All human experiences are a valuable part of the process of self-emergence. Even the greatest challenges can offer insight and fuel for a path forward. People are neither sick nor well. Rather, we are all in process, with personal depths that want for exploration."
Shelley Sauer, Licensed Professional Counselor
Licensed Professional Counselor, MS, LPC
Verified by Psychology Today
Alphabet District
Portland, Oregon 97209
"Everyone experiences some pain in life, but it is not necessary to suffer needlessly. If you have been struggling, if you long for greater peace in your life, I may be able to help. I offer a compassionate and heart-centered approach, and bring knowledge, experience, perceptive listening, and deep insight into my work. My goal is to help you understand your challenges and access your inner wisdom to work towards healthy change. You can develop increased peace, a greater sense of fulfillment, a stronger connection with others, and increased creativity."
Existential
(503) 567-4490
Verified
Alphabet District
Portland, Oregon 97209
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Existential
"Everyone experiences some pain in life, but it is not necessary to suffer needlessly. If you have been struggling, if you long for greater peace in your life, I may be able to help. I offer a compassionate and heart-centered approach, and bring knowledge, experience, perceptive listening, and deep insight into my work. My goal is to help you understand your challenges and access your inner wisdom to work towards healthy change. You can develop increased peace, a greater sense of fulfillment, a stronger connection with others, and increased creativity."
Dave Lowe, Licensed Professional Counselor
Licensed Professional Counselor, MA, LPC
Verified by Psychology Today
Alphabet District
Portland, Oregon 97209
"If you feel discouraged regarding your relationship I can help. I have advanced training and experience successfully helping couples achieve their relationship goals. Couples I have worked with state that I am easy going, helpful, effective, warm, and engaging. I have training in Emotionally Focused Couples therapy and I am a Certified Gottman Method Couples Therapist. I also have over 10 years experience helping individuals over-come issues such as depression, anxiety, low self esteem, and men's issues. I like helping people successfully accomplish their goals. Call me for a free consultation."
Existential
(971) 338-4091
Verified
Alphabet District
Portland, Oregon 97209
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Existential
"If you feel discouraged regarding your relationship I can help. I have advanced training and experience successfully helping couples achieve their relationship goals. Couples I have worked with state that I am easy going, helpful, effective, warm, and engaging. I have training in Emotionally Focused Couples therapy and I am a Certified Gottman Method Couples Therapist. I also have over 10 years experience helping individuals over-come issues such as depression, anxiety, low self esteem, and men's issues. I like helping people successfully accomplish their goals. Call me for a free consultation."
Alphonso Nunez, Marriage & Family Therapist Intern
Marriage & Family Therapist Intern, MFT, Intern
Verified by Psychology Today
Alphabet District
Portland, Oregon 97209
"I practice inclusivity and strive to engage in meaningful work that is both affirming & welcoming to individuals and couples from all walks of life and from all intersections. Some of my areas of specialty include working with: *Persons of oppressed/marginalized populations including people of color/LGBTQI+/women * Male-identified folks around issues of being male in our current climate * Eating Disorders * Persons of an advanced age/later in life folks *Couples/Polycules. As an MFT intern, I'm supervised by Dr. Pilar Hernandez-Wolfe, #C3881. If cost is a barrier, please call to inquire about limited sliding scale spot availability."
Existential
(971) 252-5743
Verified
Alphabet District
Portland, Oregon 97209
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Existential
"I practice inclusivity and strive to engage in meaningful work that is both affirming & welcoming to individuals and couples from all walks of life and from all intersections. Some of my areas of specialty include working with: *Persons of oppressed/marginalized populations including people of color/LGBTQI+/women * Male-identified folks around issues of being male in our current climate * Eating Disorders * Persons of an advanced age/later in life folks *Couples/Polycules. As an MFT intern, I'm supervised by Dr. Pilar Hernandez-Wolfe, #C3881. If cost is a barrier, please call to inquire about limited sliding scale spot availability."
Lolo Haha,
Alphabet District
Portland, Oregon 97209
"I work with both artists and social change agents seeking to use a mix of embodied practices (such as role-play, movement, and somatic awareness) and talk methods to discover their emergent truth and develop ways to integrate this new awareness into their everyday life. My approach invites self-expression, personal exploration, and self-discovery through both embodied as well as talk methods. Some sessions look like regular talk therapy; others are more embodied and nonverbal; and others are more like a role play. Each session follows what is most alive for you in the moment and honors your unique style."
Existential
(971) 351-4279
Alphabet District
Portland, Oregon 97209
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Existential
"I work with both artists and social change agents seeking to use a mix of embodied practices (such as role-play, movement, and somatic awareness) and talk methods to discover their emergent truth and develop ways to integrate this new awareness into their everyday life. My approach invites self-expression, personal exploration, and self-discovery through both embodied as well as talk methods. Some sessions look like regular talk therapy; others are more embodied and nonverbal; and others are more like a role play. Each session follows what is most alive for you in the moment and honors your unique style."
Aaron Pomerantz,
Alphabet District
Portland, Oregon 97209
"With over 15 years of experience in the mental health field, I have found psychotherapy to be a powerful means to create lasting and meaningful change in lives. I consider myself to be an interactive, collaborative, and relational therapist and specialize in the treatment of individuals and couples."
Existential
(971) 319-9750
Alphabet District
Portland, Oregon 97209
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Existential
"With over 15 years of experience in the mental health field, I have found psychotherapy to be a powerful means to create lasting and meaningful change in lives. I consider myself to be an interactive, collaborative, and relational therapist and specialize in the treatment of individuals and couples."
Jeff Whritenour, Psychologist
Psychologist, PsyD
Verified by Psychology Today
Alphabet District
Portland, Oregon 97209
"I assist couples and adults with relationship difficulties, parenting, personal and professional life transitions, stress reduction, anxiety/depression, and grief. I use a combination of Mindfulness and Relational therapies because they support my belief that satisfying relationships within our self and with those we love provides the basis for a meaningful life. When our sense of connectedness to others is absent or threatened, life can feel very unsatisfactory. The effectiveness of Mindfulness based therapy is also supported by a large and growing body of scientific evidence."
Existential
(503) 567-4975
Verified
Alphabet District
Portland, Oregon 97209
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Existential
"I assist couples and adults with relationship difficulties, parenting, personal and professional life transitions, stress reduction, anxiety/depression, and grief. I use a combination of Mindfulness and Relational therapies because they support my belief that satisfying relationships within our self and with those we love provides the basis for a meaningful life. When our sense of connectedness to others is absent or threatened, life can feel very unsatisfactory. The effectiveness of Mindfulness based therapy is also supported by a large and growing body of scientific evidence."

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Existential Therapists
((https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/therapy-types/existential-therapy((Existential therapy)) is based on the philosophical belief that human beings are alone in the world, and that this aloneness can only be overcome by creating one's own meaning, and exercising one's freedom to choose. The existential therapist encourages clients to face life's anxieties head on and to start making their own decisions.

If you're looking for Existential therapy in Alphabet District, Portland or for an Alphabet District, Portland Existential therapist these professionals provide existential therapy, existential psychotherapy, existential group therapy and existential family therapy. They include Existential therapists, Existential psychologists, Existential psychotherapists and Existential counselors.

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

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