Therapists in Portland, OR

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Photo of Italia Hensley : Congruent Therapy, Marriage & Family Therapist in Portland, OR
Italia Hensley : Congruent Therapy
Marriage & Family Therapist, MS, LMFT, CNM-C
Verified Verified
Portland, OR 97215  (Online Only)
Hello! In addition to counseling services, I am hiring to supervise Marriage and Family Therapists and Professional Counselor Associates. You are in a relationship with your partner(s) or a part of a family unit. You have gotten to a place you never thought you could get to with yourself or loved one(s); you feel unheard, unloved, and undervalued, but you love them, and that is why you are here seeking me, a couple, polycule, and family therapist. I have been where you are now; it is overwhelming, painful, and discouraging. I am here to tell you this happens for so many people, and there is hope and a path to where you want to be.
Hello! In addition to counseling services, I am hiring to supervise Marriage and Family Therapists and Professional Counselor Associates. You are in a relationship with your partner(s) or a part of a family unit. You have gotten to a place you never thought you could get to with yourself or loved one(s); you feel unheard, unloved, and undervalued, but you love them, and that is why you are here seeking me, a couple, polycule, and family therapist. I have been where you are now; it is overwhelming, painful, and discouraging. I am here to tell you this happens for so many people, and there is hope and a path to where you want to be.
(458) 204-0197 View (458) 204-0197
Photo of Lanette Ambers, Clinical Social Work/Therapist in Portland, OR
Lanette Ambers
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified Verified
Portland, OR 97232
Not accepting new clients
I believe there comes a time in most people's lives when it's helpful to have a supportive person to guide them through challenges they may be experiencing. It takes strength and courage to decide to begin therapy. If this is something you are considering for your child then you should be commended! As a Certified Synergetic Play Therapist, I engaged in Synergetic Play Therapy (TM), "a research-informed model of play therapy blending the therapeutic power of play with nervous system regulation, interpersonal neurobiology, physics, attachment, mindfulness, and therapist authenticity." - Lisa Dion, creator of Synergetic Play Therapy
I believe there comes a time in most people's lives when it's helpful to have a supportive person to guide them through challenges they may be experiencing. It takes strength and courage to decide to begin therapy. If this is something you are considering for your child then you should be commended! As a Certified Synergetic Play Therapist, I engaged in Synergetic Play Therapy (TM), "a research-informed model of play therapy blending the therapeutic power of play with nervous system regulation, interpersonal neurobiology, physics, attachment, mindfulness, and therapist authenticity." - Lisa Dion, creator of Synergetic Play Therapy
(503) 567-6230 View (503) 567-6230
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Simone Lichty
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LCSW
Verified Verified
8 Endorsed
Portland, OR 97213  (Online Only)
I help people access greater psychological and emotional wellness by working through trauma, unhealthy relational patterns, and old beliefs. If you find that family or romantic relationships are difficult, you are socially isolated, your career or school performance is suffering, or you struggle with anxiety, depression or loss, therapy can help. Our work together can allow you to cultivate deeper self-understanding and acceptance, which are the stepping-stones to a more vital, engaged, and fulfilling life.
I help people access greater psychological and emotional wellness by working through trauma, unhealthy relational patterns, and old beliefs. If you find that family or romantic relationships are difficult, you are socially isolated, your career or school performance is suffering, or you struggle with anxiety, depression or loss, therapy can help. Our work together can allow you to cultivate deeper self-understanding and acceptance, which are the stepping-stones to a more vital, engaged, and fulfilling life.
(503) 782-1926 View (503) 782-1926
Photo of Sara Beth Austin | Anxiety And Burnout Therapist, Professional Counselor Associate in Portland, OR
Sara Beth Austin | Anxiety And Burnout Therapist
Professional Counselor Associate, MA, NCC, DARTT, RYT
Verified Verified
3 Endorsed
Portland, OR 97205  (Online Only)
I help stressed, perfectionistic students and professionals learn how to relax. Too much self-control, or overcontrol, makes it hard to enjoy life and connect meaningfully with others. It’s exhausting to feel like you’re always ‘on’, performing, or wearing a mask. Overcontrol can lead to problems like anxiety, depression, disordered eating, obsessive-compulsive behaviors, and intimacy avoidance. You don’t have to struggle alone–I’ve been a therapist working with LGBTQIA+, BIPOC, and other overcontrolled folks for over 10 years. Together, we can get you unstuck and harness your self-control as a strength.
I help stressed, perfectionistic students and professionals learn how to relax. Too much self-control, or overcontrol, makes it hard to enjoy life and connect meaningfully with others. It’s exhausting to feel like you’re always ‘on’, performing, or wearing a mask. Overcontrol can lead to problems like anxiety, depression, disordered eating, obsessive-compulsive behaviors, and intimacy avoidance. You don’t have to struggle alone–I’ve been a therapist working with LGBTQIA+, BIPOC, and other overcontrolled folks for over 10 years. Together, we can get you unstuck and harness your self-control as a strength.
(971) 252-5441 View (971) 252-5441
Photo of Christine M Bethel, Marriage & Family Therapist in Portland, OR
Christine M Bethel
Marriage & Family Therapist, MS, LMFT
Verified Verified
Portland, OR 97205
You are happy and successful, the one people come to for help, the couple others admire, the fixer. What no one knows is that on the inside, behind closed doors, you feel like a mess. Maybe you even worry you're permanently damaged or that your relationship has experienced too much pain and resentment to recover. The isolation of keeping it together for the world makes the exhaustion, worry, and unhappiness even heavier. You are not alone and you are not doomed to this place forever. You can be ok, you can feel happier, your relationship can be fulfilling again.
You are happy and successful, the one people come to for help, the couple others admire, the fixer. What no one knows is that on the inside, behind closed doors, you feel like a mess. Maybe you even worry you're permanently damaged or that your relationship has experienced too much pain and resentment to recover. The isolation of keeping it together for the world makes the exhaustion, worry, and unhappiness even heavier. You are not alone and you are not doomed to this place forever. You can be ok, you can feel happier, your relationship can be fulfilling again.
(336) 447-1692 View (336) 447-1692
Photo of Quinn Francis, Professional Counselor Associate in Portland, OR
Quinn Francis
Professional Counselor Associate, MA, NCC
Verified Verified
2 Endorsed
Portland, OR 97220
Queer & trans folks deserve affirming care from a therapist who gets it! Our struggles, healing & liberation are interwoven. I work with adults who feel disconnected from themselves or their communities because of depression, anxiety, trauma, and the ongoing oppression we face every day. I can help you make sense of your personal history, find strength in your identities and values, and cultivate a sense of purpose and commitment to the things that make life feel joyful and worth living.
Queer & trans folks deserve affirming care from a therapist who gets it! Our struggles, healing & liberation are interwoven. I work with adults who feel disconnected from themselves or their communities because of depression, anxiety, trauma, and the ongoing oppression we face every day. I can help you make sense of your personal history, find strength in your identities and values, and cultivate a sense of purpose and commitment to the things that make life feel joyful and worth living.
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Photo of Hanna Lyon, Clinical Social Work/Therapist in Portland, OR
Hanna Lyon
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Portland, OR 97232
Not accepting new clients
I am not accepting new clients and do not keep a waitlist. I specialize in working with adults and teens as they navigate life transitions and stressors. My approach is warm, client centered, strengths based, and relational, with the intent to walk alongside a person during transition and change processes. My work facilitates a deepening understanding of self to support people in accepting who they are and knowing that they matter.
I am not accepting new clients and do not keep a waitlist. I specialize in working with adults and teens as they navigate life transitions and stressors. My approach is warm, client centered, strengths based, and relational, with the intent to walk alongside a person during transition and change processes. My work facilitates a deepening understanding of self to support people in accepting who they are and knowing that they matter.
(971) 314-4657 View (971) 314-4657
Photo of Vanessa Lee Counseling, Licensed Professional Counselor in Portland, OR
Vanessa Lee Counseling
Licensed Professional Counselor, MA, LPC
Verified Verified
2 Endorsed
Portland, OR 97239  (Online Only)
Do you have a desire to heal from change, grief/loss, trauma or suffering and wish to find meaning in your life? Are you hoping to find joy and passion through creativity? I believe that we have the potential to improve quality of life through healing and finding meaning. If you are seeking transformative ways of coping with life stressors, identifying and expressing emotions, developing self-awareness, self esteem and personal growth, I'm here to support you.
Do you have a desire to heal from change, grief/loss, trauma or suffering and wish to find meaning in your life? Are you hoping to find joy and passion through creativity? I believe that we have the potential to improve quality of life through healing and finding meaning. If you are seeking transformative ways of coping with life stressors, identifying and expressing emotions, developing self-awareness, self esteem and personal growth, I'm here to support you.
(360) 953-5895 View (360) 953-5895
Photo of Dr. Joyce Cha, Psychologist in Portland, OR
Dr. Joyce Cha
Psychologist, PsyD
Verified Verified
Portland, OR 97239
I am currently accepting new patients -
I am currently accepting new patients -
(971) 545-4130 View (971) 545-4130
Photo of Emily Smith, Marriage & Family Therapist Associate in Portland, OR
Emily Smith
Marriage & Family Therapist Associate, MA
Verified Verified
4 Endorsed
Portland, OR 97202
There are a rich tapestry of experiences that have led you to this point in your life and shaped the way you cope with challenges, stress, and discontentment. When you feel stuck, I can help you nurture self-acceptance and find ways to move forward. Clients come to me for help managing anxiety, exploring identity, processing relationship issues and patterns, healing from religious trauma, coping with grief and loss, and unpacking the impact of addiction within relationships. Each person I work with is unique, and I will meet you where you are with warmth, understanding, and insight.
There are a rich tapestry of experiences that have led you to this point in your life and shaped the way you cope with challenges, stress, and discontentment. When you feel stuck, I can help you nurture self-acceptance and find ways to move forward. Clients come to me for help managing anxiety, exploring identity, processing relationship issues and patterns, healing from religious trauma, coping with grief and loss, and unpacking the impact of addiction within relationships. Each person I work with is unique, and I will meet you where you are with warmth, understanding, and insight.
(971) 715-0580 View (971) 715-0580
Photo of Philip Yassenoff, Licensed Professional Counselor in Portland, OR
Philip Yassenoff
Licensed Professional Counselor
Verified Verified
Portland, OR 97213  (Online Only)
I have a niche' practice offering three different services. 1.) Counseling for people in the helping professions (counselors, social workers, nurses, etc.) 2.) Mentoring for counselors wishing to develop and improve their unique use of self with client's. 3.) Coaching for people working through changes in their personal and professional lives; perhaps not needing therapy, but still wanting to cope better with change.
I have a niche' practice offering three different services. 1.) Counseling for people in the helping professions (counselors, social workers, nurses, etc.) 2.) Mentoring for counselors wishing to develop and improve their unique use of self with client's. 3.) Coaching for people working through changes in their personal and professional lives; perhaps not needing therapy, but still wanting to cope better with change.
(971) 340-2609 View (971) 340-2609
Photo of Nicole Dove, LPC Intern in Portland, OR
Nicole Dove
LPC Intern, LPC, Intern
Verified Verified
Portland, OR 97219  (Online Only)
I work with various issues including infertility, pregnancy and postpartum, anxiety, depression, eating disorders, stress management, grief and loss, and marriage/relationship.
I work with various issues including infertility, pregnancy and postpartum, anxiety, depression, eating disorders, stress management, grief and loss, and marriage/relationship.
(503) 966-3199 View (503) 966-3199
Photo of Tiffany Arden Bryce, Licensed Professional Counselor in Portland, OR
Tiffany Arden Bryce
Licensed Professional Counselor, LMHC, LPC
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Portland, OR 97204  (Online Only)
Hi, my name is Arden Bryce. I'm a clinician licensed in Oregon and Washington. I'm glad you've stopped by and are considering taking the first steps toward creating change in your life. I have a master's degree in Counseling Psychology from Pacific University. I specialize in providing therapeutic support to children/youth who are differently wired and their parents/caregivers. I often work with parents to assist them in developing and maintaining their resilience on their journey as a parent including overcoming blocked care and shifting from a behavioral-based lens to a brain-based lens.
Hi, my name is Arden Bryce. I'm a clinician licensed in Oregon and Washington. I'm glad you've stopped by and are considering taking the first steps toward creating change in your life. I have a master's degree in Counseling Psychology from Pacific University. I specialize in providing therapeutic support to children/youth who are differently wired and their parents/caregivers. I often work with parents to assist them in developing and maintaining their resilience on their journey as a parent including overcoming blocked care and shifting from a behavioral-based lens to a brain-based lens.
(971) 396-1680 View (971) 396-1680
Photo of Ana Reichelt, Licensed Professional Counselor in Portland, OR
Ana Reichelt
Licensed Professional Counselor, MA, LPC, CADC, I
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Portland, OR 97230  (Online Only)
It's my privilege to work as a Mental Health Counselor. I offer a safe, non judgmental, place where people can explore their thoughts, feelings, and concerns. I have expertise addressing relationship conflicts, child/parent struggles, separation/divorce, substance abuse, and codependency issues. When we are suffering and in need of counseling we sometimes endure a great deal before we recognize there is a problem that needs to be addressed. If you find yourself struggling in any one of these areas call me to help you find the joy in everyday life.
It's my privilege to work as a Mental Health Counselor. I offer a safe, non judgmental, place where people can explore their thoughts, feelings, and concerns. I have expertise addressing relationship conflicts, child/parent struggles, separation/divorce, substance abuse, and codependency issues. When we are suffering and in need of counseling we sometimes endure a great deal before we recognize there is a problem that needs to be addressed. If you find yourself struggling in any one of these areas call me to help you find the joy in everyday life.
(503) 926-6359 View (503) 926-6359
Photo of Karenna Bozicevich, Licensed Professional Counselor in Portland, OR
Karenna Bozicevich
Licensed Professional Counselor, L, P, C
Verified Verified
Portland, OR 97232  (Online Only)
I work from a client-centered and strengths-based perspective, which views counseling as a collaborative process and the client as the expert in their own life. I work with each client to foster self-exploration, strengthen their relationships with themselves and others, and to find meaning and purpose in their lives. I specialize in working with ADHD, trauma, anxiety, relationship struggles, and identity issues. I identify as queer and particularly enjoy working with the LGBTQ+ population.
I work from a client-centered and strengths-based perspective, which views counseling as a collaborative process and the client as the expert in their own life. I work with each client to foster self-exploration, strengthen their relationships with themselves and others, and to find meaning and purpose in their lives. I specialize in working with ADHD, trauma, anxiety, relationship struggles, and identity issues. I identify as queer and particularly enjoy working with the LGBTQ+ population.
(971) 366-2817 View (971) 366-2817
Photo of Julie Collura, Clinical Social Work/Therapist in Portland, OR
Julie Collura
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MM, MSW, LCSW, REAT
Verified Verified
Portland, OR 97203
I provide therapy to adults experiencing a wide range of strengths and challenges. I integrate expressive arts with Internal Family Systems (IFS) to help you process feelings and experiences, reduce inner conflict, and improve relationships. I use a multi-arts, or intermodal, approach, which means I use visual art, music, movement, writing, and mindfulness as therapeutic tools to initiate healing and change. Since this work is based on the creative process and not the resulting product, no background or training in the arts is required to benefit.
I provide therapy to adults experiencing a wide range of strengths and challenges. I integrate expressive arts with Internal Family Systems (IFS) to help you process feelings and experiences, reduce inner conflict, and improve relationships. I use a multi-arts, or intermodal, approach, which means I use visual art, music, movement, writing, and mindfulness as therapeutic tools to initiate healing and change. Since this work is based on the creative process and not the resulting product, no background or training in the arts is required to benefit.
(971) 293-2837 View (971) 293-2837
Photo of Joshua Bytendorp, Licensed Professional Counselor in Portland, OR
Joshua Bytendorp
Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC, LCMHC
Verified Verified
2 Endorsed
Portland, OR 97266  (Online Only)
As a queer neurodivergent (autism/ADHD) sex therapist, I provide a unique experience for my clients to be able to work through issues around sex, sexuality, trauma, religious trauma, gender dysphoria and other mental health issues. I provide a safe nonjudgmental place for those who identify as queer, neurodivergent, kinky, ENM who wants a therapist who has extensive training and understanding of the issues that you face and deal with.
As a queer neurodivergent (autism/ADHD) sex therapist, I provide a unique experience for my clients to be able to work through issues around sex, sexuality, trauma, religious trauma, gender dysphoria and other mental health issues. I provide a safe nonjudgmental place for those who identify as queer, neurodivergent, kinky, ENM who wants a therapist who has extensive training and understanding of the issues that you face and deal with.
(503) 400-3683 View (503) 400-3683
Photo of Julia Hays, Clinical Social Work/Therapist in Portland, OR
Julia Hays
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW, MSW
Verified Verified
Portland, OR 97239  (Online Only)
Waitlist for new clients
I help adults of all ages who are tired of chasing perfection. Despite being ambitious, intelligent, and devoted to their relationships, my clients do not feel calm inside. When they first come in, they feel compelled to present an outside image that is more attractive, more accomplished, and happier than the next person. Underneath, they carry the secret that they don’t actually feel that great. They struggle with staying present in the moment and often feel exhausted. They avoid reaching out to people, because it might make them look needy or insecure. Their fears get in the way of the life they want in so many ways.
I help adults of all ages who are tired of chasing perfection. Despite being ambitious, intelligent, and devoted to their relationships, my clients do not feel calm inside. When they first come in, they feel compelled to present an outside image that is more attractive, more accomplished, and happier than the next person. Underneath, they carry the secret that they don’t actually feel that great. They struggle with staying present in the moment and often feel exhausted. They avoid reaching out to people, because it might make them look needy or insecure. Their fears get in the way of the life they want in so many ways.
(971) 232-3106 View (971) 232-3106
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Roots Therapy NW
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified Verified
Portland, OR 97206
Welcome! We're glad you're here. We are a group of therapists with a diverse set of skills and experiences. Please see our website for therapist bios to see if we have a therapist who might feel like a good fit.
Welcome! We're glad you're here. We are a group of therapists with a diverse set of skills and experiences. Please see our website for therapist bios to see if we have a therapist who might feel like a good fit.
(503) 461-0639 View (503) 461-0639
Photo of Ruth Q. Leibowitz, Psychologist in Portland, OR
Ruth Q. Leibowitz
Psychologist, PhD, SEP
Verified Verified
Portland, OR 97239
Not accepting new clients
My apologies, however, my waitlist is currently closed. I will edit this profile when that changes. I especially enjoy working with individuals who have experienced "outsider status" and are on a journey to create a sense of belonging in their own way and style. Many of my patients are creatives who experience hindrances in connecting with their creative energies and seek ways to more fully nourish and honor these aspects of Self.
My apologies, however, my waitlist is currently closed. I will edit this profile when that changes. I especially enjoy working with individuals who have experienced "outsider status" and are on a journey to create a sense of belonging in their own way and style. Many of my patients are creatives who experience hindrances in connecting with their creative energies and seek ways to more fully nourish and honor these aspects of Self.
(503) 567-4327 View (503) 567-4327

How does your Therapist compare?

Number of Therapists in Portland, OR

3,000+

Average cost per session

$160

Therapists in Portland, OR who prioritize treating:

91% Anxiety
85% Depression
78% Relationship Issues
76% Self Esteem
73% Trauma and PTSD
71% Stress
67% Life Transitions

Average years in practice

10 Years

Top 3 insurances accepted

54% PacificSource
47% Aetna
38% BlueCross and BlueShield

How Therapists in Portland, OR see their clients

57% In Person and Online
43% Online Only

Gender breakdown

75% Female
21% Male
4% Non-Binary

FAQs - About Therapy and Counseling

How can I find a therapist in Portland?

Search for nearby therapists or counselors by inputting your city, town, or suburb; or zip code; or a provider’s name into the search bar. From there, you can filter providers by the issues they treat, cost, insurance, gender, and other factors to find providers who are well-suited to your needs. To navigate between locations within the same country, enter a new city or zip code into the search bar.

Learn more about how to find a therapist

Is everyone in the Psychology Today Therapy Directory a licensed therapist?

The Psychology Today directory lists providers who offer legitimate mental health services to the public, including psychologists, psychiatrists, social workers, and counselors.

Many have been licensed by the country or state where they practice; providers whose license or primary credential has been verified by Psychology Today are signified by a “Verified” symbol. Some clinicians or organizations provide services for which their state or country does not offer licenses, such as pastoral counseling. They may be selectively included without the “Verified” seal.

What’s the difference between a psychologist, a therapist, and a counselor?

Therapists, psychologists, and counselors are all licensed mental health professionals. In the US, psychologists have earned a doctoral degree. The terms “therapist” and “counselor” are used somewhat interchangeably, but generally therapists offer longer-term, mental health care, while counselors offer shorter-term care that may focus on one domain, such as marriage, career, or academic challenges.

Clients should consider factors such as insurance coverage and their primary reason(s) for seeking therapy to determine the type of professional best suited to their needs. Someone struggling with mental health challenges such as depression or anxiety, for example, may wish to seek out a clinical psychologist or therapist, while someone navigating career obstacles or marital upheaval may benefit from seeing a counselor who can offer short-term, targeted support.

What type of therapy is right for me?

The type of therapy best suited to a particular individual depends on several factors, including their primary reason for seeking therapy, their preferred timeline (some therapy types last for a set number of sessions, while others are open-ended), and their personality and preferences—some may prefer a more structured approach. For many individuals, multiple types of therapy could provide a good fit.

How much does therapy cost?

The cost of therapy depends on a number of variables, including location and the therapist’s experience and training. On average, a therapy session in the United States could cost between $100 and $200 or more. If you have insurance, the expense of mental health care is typically lower, but it varies based on your insurance plan details and whether you choose an in-network or out-of-network mental healthcare provider.

What are more affordable or low cost therapy solutions?

Many therapists offer sliding scale payments, usually on a limited number of slots, which consists in an agreement between the therapist and a client to pay a reduced rate. Therapists who provide such arrangements often consider the client's income or ability to pay, but the extent of the discount is ultimately at the therapist's discretion. Furthermore, while group therapy may have different goals and benefits compared to individual therapy, it can be a more affordable solution to address certain types of issues.

Is online therapy cheaper than in-person therapy?

Many therapists charge the same amount for online therapy as they do for in-person therapy—though clients may still find this cost-effective if it cuts down on their transportation costs. Health insurance plans often offer equivalent coverage for online and in-person therapy; indeed, in many places, they are legally required to do so. Text-based or on-demand therapy apps may be cheaper than traditional one-on-one psychotherapy; however, the practice may be less effective and is not likely to be covered by insurance.

Is online therapy a good option?

Therapy conducted online can be just as effective as in-person therapy, as long as there is a strong alliance between the client and the therapist. To find a therapist who provides telehealth services to clients in your area, click “Online Therapy” on the directory homepage and search by your city or town or your zip code.

Are therapy sessions confidential?

Confidentiality is a crucial part of the therapeutic relationship. Therapists in the United States are bound by the regulations set out by the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA), which aims to protect sensitive health information. With very few exceptions, a therapist will only discuss their client with others when the client has given their written permission. The instances in which a therapist would be required to disclose personal information are: if a client poses a danger to themselves or others, if the therapist suspects the abuse of a child or an elderly or otherwise dependent adult, or if they are legally forced to by court order. These exceptions to the confidentiality agreement are usually discussed with a client before their first session.