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."
Family / Marital
(971) 832-5009
Verified
Alphabet District
Portland, Oregon 97210
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Family / Marital
"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."
Jennifer Dodd, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified by Psychology Today
Alphabet District
Portland, Oregon 97209
"Are you working towards a fulfilling life but feel stuck or overwhelmed? Are you hurting inside and unsure of where to turn? Most of our struggles stem from our relationships with others and we often need tools for healing these wounds. Although talk is helpful, the research shows that tapping into the right brain where emotions are housed is vital in transforming long-standing issues or limiting beliefs. Utilizing Experiential approaches including EMDR, Brainspotting, inner parts work, and Somatic therapies we can heal the mind and body. "
Family / Marital
(424) 732-9820
Verified
Alphabet District
Portland, Oregon 97209
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Family / Marital
"Are you working towards a fulfilling life but feel stuck or overwhelmed? Are you hurting inside and unsure of where to turn? Most of our struggles stem from our relationships with others and we often need tools for healing these wounds. Although talk is helpful, the research shows that tapping into the right brain where emotions are housed is vital in transforming long-standing issues or limiting beliefs. Utilizing Experiential approaches including EMDR, Brainspotting, inner parts work, and Somatic therapies we can heal the mind and body. "
Jeanne V Bjorklund, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT-CA
Verified by Psychology Today
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."
Family / Marital
(503) 887-8574
Verified
Alphabet District
Portland, Oregon 97209
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Family / Marital
"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."
Naomi Steinberg, Psychologist
Psychologist, PhD
Verified by Psychology Today
Alphabet District
Portland, Oregon 97209
"I am a psychologist and psychoanalyst, in practice for 18 years. I see individuals, adolescents, and couples. Psychotherapy is, as I see it, an opportunity to address unresolved issues and conflicts as they arise in the here-and-now of life and in the therapy relationship. For this reason, it's important to look at the various ways and places where symptoms show up and work to understand the underlying meanings of these. This approach can take some time but its rewards include a depth of self knowledge and a more rich and meaningful life with oneself and with others."
Family / Marital
(503) 967-0155
Verified
Alphabet District
Portland, Oregon 97209
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Family / Marital
"I am a psychologist and psychoanalyst, in practice for 18 years. I see individuals, adolescents, and couples. Psychotherapy is, as I see it, an opportunity to address unresolved issues and conflicts as they arise in the here-and-now of life and in the therapy relationship. For this reason, it's important to look at the various ways and places where symptoms show up and work to understand the underlying meanings of these. This approach can take some time but its rewards include a depth of self knowledge and a more rich and meaningful life with oneself and with others."
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."
Family / Marital
(503) 444-8604
Verified
Alphabet District
Portland, Oregon 97209
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Family / Marital
"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."
Susan Pease Banitt, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW, RYT
Verified by Psychology Today
Alphabet District
Portland, Oregon 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."
Family / Marital
(503) 451-6739
Verified
Alphabet District
Portland, Oregon 97210
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Family / Marital
"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."
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"
Family / Marital
(503) 486-8662
Verified
Alphabet District
Portland, Oregon 97209
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Family / Marital
"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"
Kathryn Senders, Licensed Professional Counselor
Licensed Professional Counselor, MA, LPC
Verified by Psychology Today
Alphabet District
Portland, Oregon 97209
"Feeling stuck? Overwhelmed and confused? Experiencing anxiety and wanting more out of life but not sure what? Do you feel like you have a purpose, but unclear what it is or how to get there? I am a Licensed Professional Counselor with over 20 years experience in helping adults, couples and adolescents during challenging times. I work with clients experiencing depression, anxiety, loss and grief, or low self esteem. We will work collaboratively in a respectful environment to increase your awareness, resolve conflict and decrease self sabotaging behaviors. Often, just making the decision to call is the most difficult part."
Family / Marital
(503) 404-3168
Verified
Alphabet District
Portland, Oregon 97209
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Family / Marital
"Feeling stuck? Overwhelmed and confused? Experiencing anxiety and wanting more out of life but not sure what? Do you feel like you have a purpose, but unclear what it is or how to get there? I am a Licensed Professional Counselor with over 20 years experience in helping adults, couples and adolescents during challenging times. I work with clients experiencing depression, anxiety, loss and grief, or low self esteem. We will work collaboratively in a respectful environment to increase your awareness, resolve conflict and decrease self sabotaging behaviors. Often, just making the decision to call is the most difficult part."
Jennifer Linnman, PhD., Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, PhD, LCSW
Verified by Psychology Today
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."
Family / Marital
(503) 444-9772
Verified
Alphabet District
Portland, Oregon 97209
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Family / Marital
"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."
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."
Family / Marital
(971) 225-0913
Verified
Alphabet District
Portland, Oregon 97209
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Family / Marital
"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."
Tracy Roberti, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified by Psychology Today
Alphabet District
Portland, Oregon 97209
"Portland, Oregon: Now accepting new clients! It would be my honor to sit with you and learn about different aspects of your life experience, and together grow tools and skills to help improve your quality of life and evoke the types of positive changes you desire! It's my experience that a good therapeutic experience starts with a positive connection between the person seeking therapy and the clinician! MOBILE THERAPY (I go to you). THERAPY in NATURE (walking or stationary sessions). TELEHEALTH (online therapy). SUPERVISED VISITATION (parent/child). **NOTE: Insurance may require in-office visits for benefit to apply."
Family / Marital
(541) 515-7313
Verified
Alphabet District
Portland, Oregon 97209
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Family / Marital
"Portland, Oregon: Now accepting new clients! It would be my honor to sit with you and learn about different aspects of your life experience, and together grow tools and skills to help improve your quality of life and evoke the types of positive changes you desire! It's my experience that a good therapeutic experience starts with a positive connection between the person seeking therapy and the clinician! MOBILE THERAPY (I go to you). THERAPY in NATURE (walking or stationary sessions). TELEHEALTH (online therapy). SUPERVISED VISITATION (parent/child). **NOTE: Insurance may require in-office visits for benefit to apply."
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."
Family / Marital
(971) 544-8123
Verified
Alphabet District
Portland, Oregon 97210
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Family / Marital
"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."
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."
Family / Marital
(971) 338-4091
Verified
Alphabet District
Portland, Oregon 97209
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Family / Marital
"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."
Pilar Hernandez-Wolfe, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, PhD, LMFT, LPC
Verified by Psychology Today
Alphabet District
Portland, Oregon 97209
"Our lives evolve in relationship to ourselves, our partners, our families, communities and other beings (e.g. animals & the land). Healing involves allowing a healthy flow of emotion, communication, care and balance in those areas where we find ourselves stuck. I specialize in working with international and interracial couples, sex therapy, foreign students and employees, third culture children and their families, and anxiety related disorders including traumatic stress, generalized anxiety, panic attacks and social anxiety from a multicultural perspective. I am fully bilingual and multicultural and will bring to our work my life experience across cultures and my professional training."
Family / Marital
(443) 214-3166
Verified
Alphabet District
Portland, Oregon 97209
Family / Marital
"Our lives evolve in relationship to ourselves, our partners, our families, communities and other beings (e.g. animals & the land). Healing involves allowing a healthy flow of emotion, communication, care and balance in those areas where we find ourselves stuck. I specialize in working with international and interracial couples, sex therapy, foreign students and employees, third culture children and their families, and anxiety related disorders including traumatic stress, generalized anxiety, panic attacks and social anxiety from a multicultural perspective. I am fully bilingual and multicultural and will bring to our work my life experience across cultures and my professional training."
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."
Family / Marital
(971) 252-5743
Verified
Alphabet District
Portland, Oregon 97209
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Family / Marital
"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."
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."
Family / Marital
(971) 319-9750
Alphabet District
Portland, Oregon 97209
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Family / Marital
"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."
Gary Neil Reiss, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, PhD, , LCSW
Verified by Psychology Today
Alphabet District
Portland, Oregon 97209
"I work with a wide range of people. My clients like deep work, As a Process Oriented therapist and teacher I use dreamwork, symptoms work, bodywork, movement, relationship work, conflict work, inner work and meditation, art and creativity, and many other methods based on the individuals client's process. I work with individuals, couples, and families. I have helped develop Process Oriented family therapy; Process Oriented sex and intimacy work; Process Oriented personal and historical trauma work; Process oriented coma and brain injury work, I have written 11 books on these topics. My work integrates mind body and spirit."
Family / Marital
(458) 218-8186
Verified
Alphabet District
Portland, Oregon 97209
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Family / Marital
"I work with a wide range of people. My clients like deep work, As a Process Oriented therapist and teacher I use dreamwork, symptoms work, bodywork, movement, relationship work, conflict work, inner work and meditation, art and creativity, and many other methods based on the individuals client's process. I work with individuals, couples, and families. I have helped develop Process Oriented family therapy; Process Oriented sex and intimacy work; Process Oriented personal and historical trauma work; Process oriented coma and brain injury work, I have written 11 books on these topics. My work integrates mind body and spirit."
Sharon O'Brien, Licensed Professional Counselor
Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC
Verified by Psychology Today
Alphabet District
Portland, Oregon 97209
"Are you getting what you want out of life? I help my clients identify and let go of negative feelings, old behavior patterns, and ways of thinking that prevent them from living the life they want. Counseling can help you experience the joy of self-acceptance and the peace of mind that comes with healthy self-esteem. In the process, you can create stronger relationships, improve your communication with others, and see new possibilities for your life."
Family / Marital
(503) 799-2668
Verified
Alphabet District
Portland, Oregon 97209
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Family / Marital
"Are you getting what you want out of life? I help my clients identify and let go of negative feelings, old behavior patterns, and ways of thinking that prevent them from living the life they want. Counseling can help you experience the joy of self-acceptance and the peace of mind that comes with healthy self-esteem. In the process, you can create stronger relationships, improve your communication with others, and see new possibilities for your life."
Marlèn S. Conrad, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LCSW, WSC
Verified by Psychology Today
Alphabet District
Portland, Oregon 97209
"In an atmosphere of respect, knowledge, and compassion, pathways leading to wellness, new beginnings and joy are possible. Rooted in ancient wisdom, Jungian and contemporary psychology, I foster an integration of body, mind and spirit which gradually allows for deepened soul connections and becoming your creative, authentic self. By attending to your experience, working with the art and science of psychotherapy, your natural capacities for transformation unfold. Then, a new sense of freedom emerges. A doorway opens to pervasive change that goes far beyond symptoms and previous goals."
Family / Marital
(503) 404-3410
Verified
Alphabet District
Portland, Oregon 97209
Family / Marital
"In an atmosphere of respect, knowledge, and compassion, pathways leading to wellness, new beginnings and joy are possible. Rooted in ancient wisdom, Jungian and contemporary psychology, I foster an integration of body, mind and spirit which gradually allows for deepened soul connections and becoming your creative, authentic self. By attending to your experience, working with the art and science of psychotherapy, your natural capacities for transformation unfold. Then, a new sense of freedom emerges. A doorway opens to pervasive change that goes far beyond symptoms and previous goals."
Angel's Marriage Counseling, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, MS, LMFT
Verified by Psychology Today
Alphabet District
Portland, Oregon 97209
"MARRIAGE COUNSELING - Do you want to decrease conflict and increase intimacy? Do you wish to establish and maintain a loving relationship that brings heaven on earth? If you said yes to these questions, Emotionally Focused Couples Counseling can greatly benefit you and your relationship. During our couples counseling sessions, you will be able to recognize a negative communication cycle, how both you and your partners become the victims to the negative cycle, take control of your negative dialogue before it takes over your happiness."
Family / Marital
(503) 807-3917
Verified
Alphabet District
Portland, Oregon 97209
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Family / Marital
"MARRIAGE COUNSELING - Do you want to decrease conflict and increase intimacy? Do you wish to establish and maintain a loving relationship that brings heaven on earth? If you said yes to these questions, Emotionally Focused Couples Counseling can greatly benefit you and your relationship. During our couples counseling sessions, you will be able to recognize a negative communication cycle, how both you and your partners become the victims to the negative cycle, take control of your negative dialogue before it takes over your happiness."

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Family / Marital Therapists
Therapists in Alphabet District, Portland using the techniques of 'family therapy' work with families or couples both together and individually to help them improve their communication skills, build on the positive aspects of their relationships, and repair harmful or negative dynamics.

As an approach to therapy, 'family therapy' (also referred to as family systems therapy, marital therapy, marriage therapy, marriage and family therapy, marital therapy and family counseling) views change in terms of the systems of interaction between family members or couples.

Family relationships often affect psychological well-being and, regardless of the origin of an issue, or whether it may be the "individual" or "family" who is presenting it, involving the family in the solution can be of great benefit. Families participate directly in sessions during which the family therapist helps conversations in a way that draws upon and builds the strengths, wisdom and support of the wider family unit.

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.