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.
Interpersonal
(971) 832-5009
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Northwest
Portland, OR 97210
Interpersonal
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.
Interpersonal
(503) 212-9961
Verified
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Northwest
Portland, OR 97209
Interpersonal
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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Psychologist, PsyD Verified
Verified
Northwest
Portland, OR 97210
I approach my clients with interest and compassion, creating a relationship that fosters deeper self-awareness, personal effectiveness, and meaningful change. The relationship developed in psychotherapy is an important resource, because it offers an opportunity to directly examine and explore these issues. I work with you to explore how your family history, life experience, and current stressors contribute to the issues that bring you to therapy. For people confronting infertility and other medical issues, I offer support with decision-making, stress reduction, and working through feelings of loss. Third-Party Reproduction services are also available, including donor evaluations and recipient consultations.
Interpersonal
(503) 567-2636
Verified
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Northwest
Portland, OR 97210
Interpersonal
I approach my clients with interest and compassion, creating a relationship that fosters deeper self-awareness, personal effectiveness, and meaningful change. The relationship developed in psychotherapy is an important resource, because it offers an opportunity to directly examine and explore these issues. I work with you to explore how your family history, life experience, and current stressors contribute to the issues that bring you to therapy. For people confronting infertility and other medical issues, I offer support with decision-making, stress reduction, and working through feelings of loss. Third-Party Reproduction services are also available, including donor evaluations and recipient consultations.
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LPC Intern Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Northwest
Portland, OR 97205
I believe that everyone has the ability to live a balanced and fulfilling life. Change is inevitable and natural. During challenging times, we seek the path back to our inner wisdom. As a school counselor and teacher for twenty five years, I learned a great deal about how unique our learning and personality styles are. I enjoy helping adults and adolescents embrace who they are to gain clarity, improve relationships, cope with stress, and regain a sense of well-being.
Interpersonal
(971) 701-2154
Verified
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Office is near:
Northwest
Portland, OR 97205
Interpersonal
I believe that everyone has the ability to live a balanced and fulfilling life. Change is inevitable and natural. During challenging times, we seek the path back to our inner wisdom. As a school counselor and teacher for twenty five years, I learned a great deal about how unique our learning and personality styles are. I enjoy helping adults and adolescents embrace who they are to gain clarity, improve relationships, cope with stress, and regain a sense of well-being.
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Psychologist, PhD Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Northwest
Portland, OR 97209
I specialize in effective therapy for adults who are suffering from anxiety, depression, ADHD, trauma, and assertiveness issues. I enjoy working with individuals in the LGBTQ+ community and other minority populations. I have seven years of experience in working with college and university students. This has sparked my interest in working on topics such as life transition, career exploration, and examinations of one's identities. Many clients have expressed appreciation for my authenticity, warmth, and caring nature.
Interpersonal
(971) 645-4214
Verified
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Office is near:
Northwest
Portland, OR 97209
Interpersonal
I specialize in effective therapy for adults who are suffering from anxiety, depression, ADHD, trauma, and assertiveness issues. I enjoy working with individuals in the LGBTQ+ community and other minority populations. I have seven years of experience in working with college and university students. This has sparked my interest in working on topics such as life transition, career exploration, and examinations of one's identities. Many clients have expressed appreciation for my authenticity, warmth, and caring nature.
Photo of Li Lin Hally, LCSW, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSSW, LCSW Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Northwest
Portland, OR 97209
CURRENTLY FULL. Do you feel like you have to do things properly or right? Are you a perfectionist? Have you learned to mask, suppress or control vulnerable feelings? Do you plan ahead? Are you able to delay gratification? Do you pride yourself on your self-control and yet at times feel overwhelmed and under-appreciated? Is it hard for you to enjoy or even take downtime or to break one of your own rules? Do you sometimes feel all alone, even surrounded by people? Radically Open DBT might be the treatment for you. RO DBT is an evidence based treatment for disorders of over-control including anorexia, depression and anxiety.
Interpersonal
(503) 406-3670
Verified
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Office is near:
Northwest
Portland, OR 97209
Interpersonal
CURRENTLY FULL. Do you feel like you have to do things properly or right? Are you a perfectionist? Have you learned to mask, suppress or control vulnerable feelings? Do you plan ahead? Are you able to delay gratification? Do you pride yourself on your self-control and yet at times feel overwhelmed and under-appreciated? Is it hard for you to enjoy or even take downtime or to break one of your own rules? Do you sometimes feel all alone, even surrounded by people? Radically Open DBT might be the treatment for you. RO DBT is an evidence based treatment for disorders of over-control including anorexia, depression and anxiety.
Photo of Susan Pease Banitt, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
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.
Interpersonal
(503) 451-6739
Verified
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Hosts group in:
Northwest
Portland, OR 97210
Interpersonal
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.
Photo of Counseling with Kyan, LPC Intern
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.
Interpersonal
(503) 210-9549
Verified
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Northwest
Portland, OR 97205
Interpersonal
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.
Interpersonal
(503) 994-9514
Verified
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Northwest
Portland, OR 97210
Interpersonal
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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Marriage & Family Therapist, PA-C, LMFT Verified
Verified
Northwest
Portland, OR 97209
Do you feel like you're not living the life you want to...feel stuck and unable to make positive changes for yourself? Whether you come depressed or anxious, challenged by transitions of job, relationship or lifestyle, we can work together to gain empathy & understanding as you develop new skills. Life situations can trigger old pain creating confusion and impacting relationships. Becoming conscious of your triggers, your needs and your limits can enlighten you on how to live your life toward more ease and satisfaction. Therapy is a process of self- discovery that can impact the quality of the rest of your life.
Interpersonal
(503) 342-7827
Verified
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Northwest
Portland, OR 97209
Interpersonal
Do you feel like you're not living the life you want to...feel stuck and unable to make positive changes for yourself? Whether you come depressed or anxious, challenged by transitions of job, relationship or lifestyle, we can work together to gain empathy & understanding as you develop new skills. Life situations can trigger old pain creating confusion and impacting relationships. Becoming conscious of your triggers, your needs and your limits can enlighten you on how to live your life toward more ease and satisfaction. Therapy is a process of self- discovery that can impact the quality of the rest of your life.
Photo of Robert Poe, Psychologist
Psychologist, PsyD Verified
Verified
Northwest
Portland, OR 97209
I enjoy helping couples and individuals improve their communication skills. I will help you to develop a balance between increased understanding of areas you may be struggling with (such as defensiveness in your partner or yourself, or lack of intimacy) and the development of new skills to improve the quality of your life and your relationships. I have completed training in Couples Therapy with Drs. John and Julie Gottman as instructors. I have also taken further training to become a Gottman Seven Principle Educator, teaching the skills they utilize in improving communication with couples.
Interpersonal
(503) 406-9139
Verified
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Northwest
Portland, OR 97209
Interpersonal
I enjoy helping couples and individuals improve their communication skills. I will help you to develop a balance between increased understanding of areas you may be struggling with (such as defensiveness in your partner or yourself, or lack of intimacy) and the development of new skills to improve the quality of your life and your relationships. I have completed training in Couples Therapy with Drs. John and Julie Gottman as instructors. I have also taken further training to become a Gottman Seven Principle Educator, teaching the skills they utilize in improving communication with couples.
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.
Interpersonal
(971) 261-1963
Verified

Northwest
Portland, OR 97209
Interpersonal
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.
Photo of Sarah Hoagland, Licensed Professional Counselor
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.
Interpersonal
(503) 610-5526
Verified
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Northwest
Portland, OR 97205
Interpersonal
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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Counselor, MS, MAT, NCC Verified
Verified
Northwest
Portland, OR 97205
Much of what stands in the way of growth is our own self-judgment. We are all imperfect and our greatest hope for growth, contentment and fulfilling connection to others, comes through recognizing this truth and accepting the natural ebb and flow of emotion and circumstance. My job as your counselor is to help you figure out your goals, learn how your old habits and coping strategies no longer serve you, and help you access your inner wisdom.
Interpersonal
(971) 273-5208
Verified
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Northwest
Portland, OR 97205
Interpersonal
Much of what stands in the way of growth is our own self-judgment. We are all imperfect and our greatest hope for growth, contentment and fulfilling connection to others, comes through recognizing this truth and accepting the natural ebb and flow of emotion and circumstance. My job as your counselor is to help you figure out your goals, learn how your old habits and coping strategies no longer serve you, and help you access your inner wisdom.
Photo of Kaci Schmitt, Licensed Professional Counselor
Licensed Professional Counselor, MS, LPC, LMHC, NCC Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Northwest
Portland, OR 97210
I deeply believe in your ability to find peace, develop your intuition and wisdom to make your own choices about your life, and create new meaning and find healing from trauma, including systemic and intergenerational trauma. I am a strengths-based, humanistic, person-centered counselor based in Portland, Oregon but able to work with clients throughout Washington and Oregon using teletherapy. I am LGBTQIA+ affirming and strive for inclusivity and curiosity for all people. I work with clients experiencing anxiety, depression, transitions, grief, indecision, school/work stress, and relationship conflicts, among other issues.
Interpersonal
(971) 297-3569
Verified
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Office is near:
Northwest
Portland, OR 97210
Interpersonal
I deeply believe in your ability to find peace, develop your intuition and wisdom to make your own choices about your life, and create new meaning and find healing from trauma, including systemic and intergenerational trauma. I am a strengths-based, humanistic, person-centered counselor based in Portland, Oregon but able to work with clients throughout Washington and Oregon using teletherapy. I am LGBTQIA+ affirming and strive for inclusivity and curiosity for all people. I work with clients experiencing anxiety, depression, transitions, grief, indecision, school/work stress, and relationship conflicts, among other issues.
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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.
Interpersonal
(503) 278-5587
Verified
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Northwest
Portland, OR 97209
Interpersonal
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 Embodied Life Therapy Center, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW Verified
Verified
Northwest
Portland, OR 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, IFS, and Somatic therapies we can heal the mind and body.
Interpersonal
(424) 732-9820
Verified
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Northwest
Portland, OR 97209
Interpersonal
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, IFS, and Somatic therapies we can heal the mind and body.
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.
Interpersonal
(503) 743-6671
Verified
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Northwest
Portland, OR 97205
Interpersonal
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.
Coach, MAT
Office is near:
Northwest
Portland, OR 97209
Have you considered coaching? Therapy can be amazing & life saving, but perhaps a fresh experience of deep, holistic coaching is what you’re actually longing for right now. You may be on the brink of something amazing, but deeply terrifying and challenging. Your ideals are in question, while painful disconnect and sabotage is creeping in. Under it all, you have a sense of what life could be, who you could be, and what you could contribute. If you take that voice seriously today, you’ll be able to look back at this moment with pride, knowing that you heard it and opened up to new possibilities. Deep coaching can yield deep growth.
Interpersonal
(567) 302-7015
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Office is near:
Northwest
Portland, OR 97209
Interpersonal
Have you considered coaching? Therapy can be amazing & life saving, but perhaps a fresh experience of deep, holistic coaching is what you’re actually longing for right now. You may be on the brink of something amazing, but deeply terrifying and challenging. Your ideals are in question, while painful disconnect and sabotage is creeping in. Under it all, you have a sense of what life could be, who you could be, and what you could contribute. If you take that voice seriously today, you’ll be able to look back at this moment with pride, knowing that you heard it and opened up to new possibilities. Deep coaching can yield deep growth.
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Licensed Professional Counselor, MA, LPC Verified
Verified
Northwest
Portland, OR 97209
Are you feeling alone, afraid or overwhelmed? Are you having difficulty navigating profound adjustments to your life or your relationships? Are others in your life depending on you to guide them through difficult times? I will help you achieve a sense of calm and a perspective of hopefulness.
Interpersonal
(503) 616-2712
Verified
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Northwest
Portland, OR 97209
Interpersonal
Are you feeling alone, afraid or overwhelmed? Are you having difficulty navigating profound adjustments to your life or your relationships? Are others in your life depending on you to guide them through difficult times? I will help you achieve a sense of calm and a perspective of hopefulness.

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Interpersonal Therapists
If you're looking for Interpersonal therapy in Northwest, Portland or for a Northwest, Portland Interpersonal therapist or IPT these professionals provide interpersonal therapy, interpersonal psychotherapy, psychodynamic interpersonal therapy and cognitive interpersonal therapy. They include IPT therapists in Northwest, Portland Interpersonal therapists, Interpersonal psychologists, Interpersonal psychotherapists and Interpersonal counselors.

There are specific Interpersonal therapies, such as Imago therapy in Northwest, Portland, which focus on intimate relationships.

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.