Michael Running

Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC, NCC, MS

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Michael Running

Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC, NCC, MS

He/Him/His

Verified by Psychology Today
5 Endorsed

Location

Mailing address
6124 SE Milwaukie Ave.
Suite 204
Portland, OR 97202
(971) 260-9551

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Michael Running is not currently accepting new clients.

About

I'm glad you are here. Whether you are struggling with depression or anxiety, wish to overcome the consequences of traumatic experiences, have encountered an unexpected loss or transition, or feel stuck in any area of your life, it is so good and important to seek support for yourself. In our work together, I bring a deeply relational quality to therapy, meeting you with acceptance, presence, and warmth. Together we can gently move towards a more full and satisfying expression of your own unique life. You deserve a life that feels abundant, fulfilling, and meaningful.
I work from experiential, attuned, and relational approaches with clients. I have extensive training in Gestalt, Emotion-Focused, somatic/body-centered, and mindful-acceptance counseling modalities. I also spent nine years as a Buddhist monk, which forms the foundation of how I am as a fellow human being as well as a therapist.
I invite you to explore my website and my approach to counseling. I offer an initial 30-min video consultation at no charge if you would like to consider working together. My hope is that you will feel the trust and deep belief I have in your experience and your innate, organic wish for well-being.

Finances

  • Cost per Session: $135 - $150
Pay By: ACH Bank transfer, American Express, Cash, Check, Discover, Health Savings Account, Mastercard, Venmo, Visa

Qualifications

  • Years in Practice: 2 Years
  • License: Oregon / C6911
  • School: Portland State University
  • Year Graduated: 2020

Additional Credentials

  • Membership: American Counseling Association
  • Member Since: 2017
  • Membership: Oregon Counseling Association
  • Member Since: 2018

Endorsements

Pre-Licensed Professional, MA, NCC

Professional Counselor Associate, MS, LPC-I

Marriage & Family Therapist Associate, MS, LMFT-I

Counselor, MA, LPC, LMHC

Licensed Professional Counselor, MA, LPC

Michael Running's Groups

Man Up: A weekly process group for men

[The group is currently full, but reach out if would like to be notified when we have openings.] As men, it can be challenging to know how to have authentic and emotionally intimate relationships with other men. This ongoing group for male-identified people will help you explore what it means to experience emotional engagement and authenticity with other men. The weekly process group, facilitated by two group leaders, will aim towards each member experiencing deeply meaningful connections with other men. We hold space to foster the study of ourselves and what it is like to be seen, met, and supported by fellow men.

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Location

Mailing address
6124 SE Milwaukie Ave.
Suite 204
Portland, OR 97202
(971) 260-9551

Nearby Areas

This location is easily accessible from:

Website
Specialties
  • Men's Issues
  • Life Transitions
  • Anxiety
Issues
  • ADHD
  • Anger Management
  • Asperger's Syndrome
  • Career Counseling
  • Chronic Illness
  • Codependency
  • Coping Skills
  • Depression
  • Divorce
  • Emotional Disturbance
  • Grief
  • Hoarding
  • Infidelity
  • Marital and Premarital
  • Obsessive-Compulsive (OCD)
  • Parenting
  • Peer Relationships
  • Racial Identity
  • Relationship Issues
  • Self Esteem
  • Self-Harming
  • Sex Therapy
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Sexual Addiction
  • Shame
  • Spirituality
  • Stress
  • Substance Use
  • Suicidal Ideation
  • Trauma and PTSD
Mental Health
  • Dissociative Disorders (DID)
  • Mood Disorders
  • Personality Disorders
Sexuality
  • Bisexual
  • LGBTQ+
  • Lesbian

Client Focus

Faith: Buddhist
Age
  • Elders (65+)
  • Adults
  • Teen
Communities
  • Bisexual Allied
  • Blind Allied
  • Body Positivity
  • Gay Allied
  • HIV / AIDS Allied
  • Intersex Allied
  • Lesbian Allied
  • Non-Binary Allied
  • Open Relationships Non-Monogamy
  • Queer Allied
  • Racial Justice Allied
  • Sex Worker Allied
  • Sex-Positive, Kink Allied
  • Transgender Allied
  • Vegan Allied
  • Veterans

Treatment Approach

Types of Therapy
  • Acceptance and Commitment (ACT)
  • Attachment-based
  • Compassion Focused
  • Culturally Sensitive
  • Emotionally Focused
  • Existential
  • Experiential Therapy
  • Family Systems
  • Gestalt
  • Humanistic
  • Integrative
  • Internal Family Systems (IFS)
  • Mindfulness-Based (MBCT)
  • Multicultural
  • Narrative
  • Person-Centered
  • Relational
  • Somatic
  • Strength-Based
  • Trauma Focused
Modality
  • Individuals
  • Couples
  • Group

Links

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Last Modified: 20 Jul 2022
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Michael Running

Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC, NCC, MS