Therapists in Portland, OR

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Sedona Karlin
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT, RPT-S, PMH-C
Verified Verified
2 Endorsed
Portland, OR 97219
Waitlist for new clients
Our lives are not linear, we go through so many big transitions that we sometimes find ourselves feeling a bit adrift. I specialize in working with new mothers navigating the perinatal phase of mental health, which can often throw a curveball we weren’t expecting. There’s no such thing as too much support postpartum, and I’m happy to be part of your team. I care deeply about my clients and want you to feel seen, heard, and understood. If you have found your way to me, I am honored to support you as you navigate your way through the challenges you’re currently facing.
Our lives are not linear, we go through so many big transitions that we sometimes find ourselves feeling a bit adrift. I specialize in working with new mothers navigating the perinatal phase of mental health, which can often throw a curveball we weren’t expecting. There’s no such thing as too much support postpartum, and I’m happy to be part of your team. I care deeply about my clients and want you to feel seen, heard, and understood. If you have found your way to me, I am honored to support you as you navigate your way through the challenges you’re currently facing.
(971) 256-6221 View (971) 256-6221
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Jason Feinberg
Psychologist, PhD
Verified Verified
Portland, OR 97227
It can be incredibly difficult to live a fulfilling life when your mind seems to be working against you. Most of the people I work with struggle with repetitive and unwanted thoughts, images, and emotions. As a result, their lives have unintentionally become more focused on avoiding certain thoughts or feelings and less focused on connecting with their loved ones, values, and life goals. As a therapist, I find it incredibly rewarding to help people learn and practice effective strategies that get them back to doing more of what gives their lives meaning.
It can be incredibly difficult to live a fulfilling life when your mind seems to be working against you. Most of the people I work with struggle with repetitive and unwanted thoughts, images, and emotions. As a result, their lives have unintentionally become more focused on avoiding certain thoughts or feelings and less focused on connecting with their loved ones, values, and life goals. As a therapist, I find it incredibly rewarding to help people learn and practice effective strategies that get them back to doing more of what gives their lives meaning.
(971) 290-5046 View (971) 290-5046
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Annalisa Buller
Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC, NCC
Verified Verified
5 Endorsed
Portland, OR 97221  (Online Only)
Are you a young woman struggling to maintain relationships? Do you struggle with understanding and expressing your emotions? Do you feel motivated but have so much fear you can’t even start on a task? Maybe you know what you want in life but can’t seem to get there. Being able to manage your emotions and maintain relationships are key aspects of connecting and finding meaning in life. While they have those struggles they come to sessions ready to be open and willing to work through those difficulties to become the best version of themselves. Someone they are proud to be!
Are you a young woman struggling to maintain relationships? Do you struggle with understanding and expressing your emotions? Do you feel motivated but have so much fear you can’t even start on a task? Maybe you know what you want in life but can’t seem to get there. Being able to manage your emotions and maintain relationships are key aspects of connecting and finding meaning in life. While they have those struggles they come to sessions ready to be open and willing to work through those difficulties to become the best version of themselves. Someone they are proud to be!
(503) 374-1961 View (503) 374-1961
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Willa Schneberg
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified Verified
Portland, OR 97209
Waitlist for new clients
I am a feminist therapist with ego psych training and view the healing of the self from a sociological perspective, as well as from an intrapsychic one. I am committed to treating ethnic, religious and sexual minorities and working class individuals. I offer individual, couple and family counseling. I am eclectic and utilize mindfulness and meditation, psychodynamic psychotherapy, cognitive-behavioral therapy and solution-focused approaches. Areas of clinical interest are issues of aging, grief and loss, addictions, separation/ divorce and the special concerns of the artist.
I am a feminist therapist with ego psych training and view the healing of the self from a sociological perspective, as well as from an intrapsychic one. I am committed to treating ethnic, religious and sexual minorities and working class individuals. I offer individual, couple and family counseling. I am eclectic and utilize mindfulness and meditation, psychodynamic psychotherapy, cognitive-behavioral therapy and solution-focused approaches. Areas of clinical interest are issues of aging, grief and loss, addictions, separation/ divorce and the special concerns of the artist.
(503) 822-6244 View (503) 822-6244
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Headlight / Beaverton
Verified Verified
Portland, OR 97225
Headlight is proud to offer Portland, OR a full circle of mental health care services, including therapy, coaching, support groups, medication management, and an online library of self-care resources. We make world-class mental health care accessible for everyone!
Headlight is proud to offer Portland, OR a full circle of mental health care services, including therapy, coaching, support groups, medication management, and an online library of self-care resources. We make world-class mental health care accessible for everyone!
(971) 290-1844 View (971) 290-1844
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Matt Elliott
LMFT
Verified Verified
Portland, OR 97205
Waitlist for new clients
I provide a focused and understanding space that supports you opening to your own aliveness and your voice. I bring my full attention, my honest feeling, and I will share what I see will help you. Often our first response to misfortune is to fight against it. While we may have skillful ways of doing this, our efforts nevertheless become futile and disconnect us from others. Our energy gets bound up, we get stuck in elusive cycles. However, our truths are complex and deserve to be recognized.
I provide a focused and understanding space that supports you opening to your own aliveness and your voice. I bring my full attention, my honest feeling, and I will share what I see will help you. Often our first response to misfortune is to fight against it. While we may have skillful ways of doing this, our efforts nevertheless become futile and disconnect us from others. Our energy gets bound up, we get stuck in elusive cycles. However, our truths are complex and deserve to be recognized.
(458) 224-1660 View (458) 224-1660
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Lauren Stines
Marriage & Family Therapist Associate, MA, MCFT
Verified Verified
2 Endorsed
Portland, OR 97232  (Online Only)
Welcome! My name is Lauren. I am a Marriage and Family Therapist Associate who provides integrative telemental health care to Oregon residents.
Welcome! My name is Lauren. I am a Marriage and Family Therapist Associate who provides integrative telemental health care to Oregon residents.
(503) 461-0805 View (503) 461-0805
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Tazma Ahmed-Datta
Licensed Professional Counselor, MS, LPC, PhD, EngLit
Verified Verified
Portland, OR 97214
Life is challenging, sadness is real, unbelievable pain is real, and it can take this kind of raw encounter with life to discover our inner strength. I help my clients navigate challenges that inevitably arise, to find ways to deal with setbacks. My approach is heart-centered and mindfulness-based. If you are experiencing anxiety or depression, or struggling with memories of traumatic events, I can help you access your inherent capacity for healing and coming into your wholeness. You can re-experience beauty, restore meaning and purpose in your life.
Life is challenging, sadness is real, unbelievable pain is real, and it can take this kind of raw encounter with life to discover our inner strength. I help my clients navigate challenges that inevitably arise, to find ways to deal with setbacks. My approach is heart-centered and mindfulness-based. If you are experiencing anxiety or depression, or struggling with memories of traumatic events, I can help you access your inherent capacity for healing and coming into your wholeness. You can re-experience beauty, restore meaning and purpose in your life.
(503) 980-3562 View (503) 980-3562
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Samuel Trillo
Pre-Licensed Professional, MA
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Portland, OR 97216
Not accepting new clients
You may be unsure how to explain your feelings and how to get unstuck. There may be parts of your personality from the past that are tying you down. We can talk to all of the parts of you and better understand who you are and where you want to be.
You may be unsure how to explain your feelings and how to get unstuck. There may be parts of your personality from the past that are tying you down. We can talk to all of the parts of you and better understand who you are and where you want to be.
(503) 868-2784 View (503) 868-2784
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Danielle LaBruzzo
Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC, NBCC
Verified Verified
Portland, OR 97202
Not accepting new clients
I have been in practice for 10+ years. I draw on my clinical experience to help clients learn skills to enhance their quality of life, break old patterns, learn effective limit setting, and accept themselves in order to move past unprocessed shame to live in the present moment. I am effective at getting to the heart of the issue with my clients and in using evidence-based practices to provide structured, concrete skill building, as well as to create a validating environment. I would describe my therapeutic style as compassionate, understanding and efficient.
I have been in practice for 10+ years. I draw on my clinical experience to help clients learn skills to enhance their quality of life, break old patterns, learn effective limit setting, and accept themselves in order to move past unprocessed shame to live in the present moment. I am effective at getting to the heart of the issue with my clients and in using evidence-based practices to provide structured, concrete skill building, as well as to create a validating environment. I would describe my therapeutic style as compassionate, understanding and efficient.
(503) 386-4352 View (503) 386-4352
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Becoming Therapy Services, LLC
Pre-Licensed Professional, MSW, CSWA
Verified Verified
Portland, OR 97236  (Online Only)
Not accepting new clients
Hi I'm April, a Black therapist based in Oregon. I specialize in working with Black women and women of color, 18+, impacted by trauma. Clients I work with may find themselves feeling invalidated, isolated, or at a loss with how to move forward from difficult experiences. Maybe work, relationships, or recent transitions are increasing feelings of anxiety or depression? If any of the above is resonating with you, we may be a good fit.
Hi I'm April, a Black therapist based in Oregon. I specialize in working with Black women and women of color, 18+, impacted by trauma. Clients I work with may find themselves feeling invalidated, isolated, or at a loss with how to move forward from difficult experiences. Maybe work, relationships, or recent transitions are increasing feelings of anxiety or depression? If any of the above is resonating with you, we may be a good fit.
(971) 265-6456 View (971) 265-6456
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Myles Rizvi
Psychologist, PsyD
Verified Verified
Portland, OR 97214
Anxiety is a very common experience, and in times of real threat or danger, it is our best friend. However, anxiety can become unhelpful and maladaptive in situations when it is excessive, disproportionate to actual danger posed, or gets in the way of what we have to or want to do with our lives. This is the type of anxiety individuals typically come to see me for help, whether it is in the context of an anxiety disorder or an obsessive-compulsive and related disorder. Individuals who come to work with me want to take back what anxiety and OCD took from them in order to live their lives as they would like.
Anxiety is a very common experience, and in times of real threat or danger, it is our best friend. However, anxiety can become unhelpful and maladaptive in situations when it is excessive, disproportionate to actual danger posed, or gets in the way of what we have to or want to do with our lives. This is the type of anxiety individuals typically come to see me for help, whether it is in the context of an anxiety disorder or an obsessive-compulsive and related disorder. Individuals who come to work with me want to take back what anxiety and OCD took from them in order to live their lives as they would like.
(971) 287-6274 View (971) 287-6274
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Hannah Green
Licensed Professional Counselor, MA, LPC
Verified Verified
Portland, OR 97202
Are you someone who is committed to helping others? Maybe you work for a non-profit or organization that serves vulnerable communities. Maybe you’re a parent, an activist, a teacher, a nurse, or a social worker. My passion as a counselor is supporting the helpers: giving you the space you need to heal, cope, and grow so that you can continue to do the important work you believe in—in a way that’s sustainable for you.
Are you someone who is committed to helping others? Maybe you work for a non-profit or organization that serves vulnerable communities. Maybe you’re a parent, an activist, a teacher, a nurse, or a social worker. My passion as a counselor is supporting the helpers: giving you the space you need to heal, cope, and grow so that you can continue to do the important work you believe in—in a way that’s sustainable for you.
(503) 479-4273 View (503) 479-4273
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Shannon Quinn
Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC
Verified Verified
6 Endorsed
Portland, OR 97232
Whether you would like to improve your relationships with partners, friends, or family, explore feelings of grief in your own way without pressure to "get back to normal already," or find that sense of self and purpose that you might be missing, I provide a safe and confidential environment to process thoughts and feelings and gain insight, feedback and understanding.
Whether you would like to improve your relationships with partners, friends, or family, explore feelings of grief in your own way without pressure to "get back to normal already," or find that sense of self and purpose that you might be missing, I provide a safe and confidential environment to process thoughts and feelings and gain insight, feedback and understanding.
(503) 766-3982 View (503) 766-3982
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Tracy L Lewis
Licensed Professional Counselor, MA, LPC
Verified Verified
3 Endorsed
Portland, OR 97215  (Online Only)
Not accepting new clients
My clients are people who want more enjoyment and intimate connection in their lives. Many of my clients struggle to maintain relationships, or in feeling close to those they love. They may have a history of abuse or neglect (emotional, physical, sexual, or spiritual), or were raised in homes where boundaries, roles, and expectations were confusing or even frightening. As a result they find themselves "on the outside," feeling unseen, anxious, resentful, and isolated, even with people they love. Experiencing the safety of being deeply known and deeply loved is their greatest longing, and my greatest joy to help them attain.
My clients are people who want more enjoyment and intimate connection in their lives. Many of my clients struggle to maintain relationships, or in feeling close to those they love. They may have a history of abuse or neglect (emotional, physical, sexual, or spiritual), or were raised in homes where boundaries, roles, and expectations were confusing or even frightening. As a result they find themselves "on the outside," feeling unseen, anxious, resentful, and isolated, even with people they love. Experiencing the safety of being deeply known and deeply loved is their greatest longing, and my greatest joy to help them attain.
(503) 444-9719 View (503) 444-9719
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Kelley O'Gorman
Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor, LPC, MFT
Verified Verified
Portland, OR 97204  (Online Only)
I've read that therapists become who they once needed. That is pretty accurate here. I sought out therapy in my late 20's when my life became too complicated for my type-A brain to logic with. I found out I have severe anxiety and depression which seemed like a huge hassle to me. I sought therapy not to talk into the void, but to learn how to fix this so I could get on with life. I found that there is a lot of therapy based in science which really resonated with me. Over the past 18 years I have developed a number of brain skills that will initially help you out of stuck - and then become a grounding element in your life.
I've read that therapists become who they once needed. That is pretty accurate here. I sought out therapy in my late 20's when my life became too complicated for my type-A brain to logic with. I found out I have severe anxiety and depression which seemed like a huge hassle to me. I sought therapy not to talk into the void, but to learn how to fix this so I could get on with life. I found that there is a lot of therapy based in science which really resonated with me. Over the past 18 years I have developed a number of brain skills that will initially help you out of stuck - and then become a grounding element in your life.
(503) 852-2664 View (503) 852-2664
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Christa Brennan
Creative Arts Therapist, LCAT, LPC, CADC, ATR-BC
Verified Verified
Portland, OR 97214  (Online Only)
I believe in a judgment free collaborative approach, and am LGBTQ+ affirming. I use a goals based approach, which means we will hone in on what results you would like to see from therapy, identify the challenges that keep you from your goals and work together to develop solutions. Being solutions focused also requires confronting old patterns of thoughts or behaviors that no longer serve you. A big part of my work with clients is helping them identify Negative Core Beliefs they have about themselves that prevent them from moving forward in life, and replacing these with Positive Core Beliefs.
I believe in a judgment free collaborative approach, and am LGBTQ+ affirming. I use a goals based approach, which means we will hone in on what results you would like to see from therapy, identify the challenges that keep you from your goals and work together to develop solutions. Being solutions focused also requires confronting old patterns of thoughts or behaviors that no longer serve you. A big part of my work with clients is helping them identify Negative Core Beliefs they have about themselves that prevent them from moving forward in life, and replacing these with Positive Core Beliefs.
(503) 966-0300 View (503) 966-0300
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Sheryl Dunn Watson
Licensed Professional Counselor, MA, LPC, LMHC, CCMHC
Verified Verified
2 Endorsed
Portland, OR 97239
Not accepting new clients
I believe all people have within themselves the ability to move towards positive change. By creating a safe and trusting relationship and environment, I begin to facilitate my clients' abilities to accept personal responsibility for their behavior, develop autonomy, and make positive and constructive choices in their lives. I hope to empower my clients to successfully overcome traumatic and/or stressful life events and to find positive solutions to problems they may face currently or in the future.
I believe all people have within themselves the ability to move towards positive change. By creating a safe and trusting relationship and environment, I begin to facilitate my clients' abilities to accept personal responsibility for their behavior, develop autonomy, and make positive and constructive choices in their lives. I hope to empower my clients to successfully overcome traumatic and/or stressful life events and to find positive solutions to problems they may face currently or in the future.
(503) 388-5552 x1 View (503) 388-5552 x1
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Veronica Wilson
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Portland, OR 97202  (Online Only)
I specialize in body image, self-esteem and healthy weight loss. If weight loss is your goal, we can discuss how I may be able to help. I also believe in body positivity and acceptance, and my goal is for you to love yourself regardless of how you look. Whether it's developing healthy and meaningful relationships, relieving symptoms of anxiety and depression, or finding a sense of inner satisfaction and wellbeing, I believe you can achieve your goals and find lasting change. I also have personal experience with weight loss and have maintained a loss of over 75lbs, giving me personal insight into the weight loss process.
I specialize in body image, self-esteem and healthy weight loss. If weight loss is your goal, we can discuss how I may be able to help. I also believe in body positivity and acceptance, and my goal is for you to love yourself regardless of how you look. Whether it's developing healthy and meaningful relationships, relieving symptoms of anxiety and depression, or finding a sense of inner satisfaction and wellbeing, I believe you can achieve your goals and find lasting change. I also have personal experience with weight loss and have maintained a loss of over 75lbs, giving me personal insight into the weight loss process.
(503) 765-7177 View (503) 765-7177
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Paula J. Trent
Marriage & Family Therapist, MEd , LMFT
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Portland, OR 97212  (Online Only)
Pregnancy and childbirth can be filled with excitement, but it can also be a time of anxiety, stress, sadness, fear, and panic. Maybe something just doesn't feel quite right. Maybe you feel completely overwhelmed. Perhaps you and your partner just can't seem to get on the same page. Anxiety, depression, irritability, and rage during pregnancy and after childbirth can be alarming, but it is not uncommon. The good news is, these are treatable conditions. I understand you want the best for your child and might feel like you aren't able to provide what they need. We can work together to change that.
Pregnancy and childbirth can be filled with excitement, but it can also be a time of anxiety, stress, sadness, fear, and panic. Maybe something just doesn't feel quite right. Maybe you feel completely overwhelmed. Perhaps you and your partner just can't seem to get on the same page. Anxiety, depression, irritability, and rage during pregnancy and after childbirth can be alarming, but it is not uncommon. The good news is, these are treatable conditions. I understand you want the best for your child and might feel like you aren't able to provide what they need. We can work together to change that.
(971) 256-8110 View (971) 256-8110

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
75% Self Esteem
73% Trauma and PTSD
70% Stress
67% Life Transitions

Average years in practice

10 Years

Top 3 insurances accepted

53% PacificSource
47% Aetna
38% BlueCross and BlueShield

How Therapists in Portland, OR see their clients

55% In Person and Online
45% 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.