Licensed Professional Counselor, MS, LPC
Verified by Psychology Today
Alphabet District
Portland, Oregon 97210
"I love my work as a couples' counselor. I'm a Gottman Seven Principles Program Educator. I have over 20 years experience doing individual and couples therapy, and 15 years in private practice. I help couples improve communication, rekindle intimacy and improve awareness of patterns which may result in defensiveness, or feeling "not heard" by your partner. In individual therapy, I create a warm environment where my clients feel comfortable to discuss their issues. Together we develop goals & strategies for cultivating positive changes. In couples work, we address problematic communication to change those patterns from ineffective to effective habits & behaviors."
Relational
(971) 832-5009
Verified
Alphabet District
Portland, Oregon 97210
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Relational
"I love my work as a couples' counselor. I'm a Gottman Seven Principles Program Educator. I have over 20 years experience doing individual and couples therapy, and 15 years in private practice. I help couples improve communication, rekindle intimacy and improve awareness of patterns which may result in defensiveness, or feeling "not heard" by your partner. In individual therapy, I create a warm environment where my clients feel comfortable to discuss their issues. Together we develop goals & strategies for cultivating positive changes. In couples work, we address problematic communication to change those patterns from ineffective to effective habits & behaviors."
Jennifer Dodd, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified by Psychology Today
Alphabet District
Portland, Oregon 97209
"Are you working towards a fulfilling life but feel stuck or overwhelmed? Are you hurting inside and unsure of where to turn? Most of our struggles stem from our relationships with others and we often need tools for healing these wounds. Although talk is helpful, the research shows that tapping into the right brain where emotions are housed is vital in transforming long-standing issues or limiting beliefs. Utilizing Experiential approaches including EMDR, Brainspotting, inner parts work, and Somatic therapies we can heal the mind and body. "
Relational
(424) 732-9820
Verified
Alphabet District
Portland, Oregon 97209
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Relational
"Are you working towards a fulfilling life but feel stuck or overwhelmed? Are you hurting inside and unsure of where to turn? Most of our struggles stem from our relationships with others and we often need tools for healing these wounds. Although talk is helpful, the research shows that tapping into the right brain where emotions are housed is vital in transforming long-standing issues or limiting beliefs. Utilizing Experiential approaches including EMDR, Brainspotting, inner parts work, and Somatic therapies we can heal the mind and body. "
Kathia Rabelo, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT
Verified by Psychology Today
Alphabet District
Portland, Oregon 97209
"We each have our own unique life story but the one desire we share is to be happy. Too often our happiness is buried beneath traumas and unhealthy relationships.I believe that one of the most important aspects of the process of change is rooted in the working relationship between the psychotherapist and the client. There are many different methods I may use to help my clients overcome the problems they wish to address. My approach is relaxed, down to earth, honest and direct. I value authenticity in my therapeutic relationships and I have an appreciation for spirituality. I look forward to meeting you where you are."
Relational
(971) 256-8152
Verified
Alphabet District
Portland, Oregon 97209
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Relational
"We each have our own unique life story but the one desire we share is to be happy. Too often our happiness is buried beneath traumas and unhealthy relationships.I believe that one of the most important aspects of the process of change is rooted in the working relationship between the psychotherapist and the client. There are many different methods I may use to help my clients overcome the problems they wish to address. My approach is relaxed, down to earth, honest and direct. I value authenticity in my therapeutic relationships and I have an appreciation for spirituality. I look forward to meeting you where you are."
Douglas Johns, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified by Psychology Today
Alphabet District
Portland, Oregon 97209
"I help couples have needed conversations about their relationship without blame, judgement or criticism. You will directly experience how conflicts in your relationship are genuine opportunities for deeper connection and intimacy. Collaborative Couple Therapy (created by Dan Wile, Ph.D.) provides repeated experiences for expressing your emotions and needs in ways that make your relationship stronger. Are you worried about your relationship? Are there things you'd like to talk with your partner about but you fear an argument? Do you experience a loss of intimacy and closeness? Collaborative Couple Therapy can help."
Relational
(503) 444-8604
Verified
Alphabet District
Portland, Oregon 97209
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Relational
"I help couples have needed conversations about their relationship without blame, judgement or criticism. You will directly experience how conflicts in your relationship are genuine opportunities for deeper connection and intimacy. Collaborative Couple Therapy (created by Dan Wile, Ph.D.) provides repeated experiences for expressing your emotions and needs in ways that make your relationship stronger. Are you worried about your relationship? Are there things you'd like to talk with your partner about but you fear an argument? Do you experience a loss of intimacy and closeness? Collaborative Couple Therapy can help."
Susan Pease Banitt, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW, RYT
Verified by Psychology Today
Alphabet District
Portland, Oregon 97210
"Do you need a specialist who understands PTSD from the inside out? Have you been or are you now in therapy, but feel like you need a healer who really gets traumatic stress? Are you a person of extreme sensitivity, unusually empathic, spiritual or psychic? I would like to offer you a path out of the extreme suffering of PTSD and traumatic stress. I work with many people whose previous therapies have not worked out for them, including folks who have suffered from extreme traumas such as ritual abuse and/or mind control. Attachment, compassion and practicality characterize my work."
Relational
(503) 451-6739
Verified
Alphabet District
Portland, Oregon 97210
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Relational
"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."
Adam Brockman, LPC Intern
LPC Intern, MA, NCC
Verified by Psychology Today
Alphabet District
Portland, Oregon 97210
"As a trauma-informed and body-inclusive counselor, I honor the unique strengths, experiences and survival skills that have brought you to this point in your healing journey. I hope to collaborate with you to build resilience, transform old patterns and find new pathways to growth and change. Our bodies are foundational to our moment-to-moment experience, holding wisdom that can help us grow and make meaning. Because trauma is often held in the body, we can use somatic mindfulness and more to learn what our body and mind need to set better boundaries, enhance relational connection, and integrate trauma-related feelings and memories. "
Relational
(971) 255-5082
Verified
Alphabet District
Portland, Oregon 97210
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Relational
"As a trauma-informed and body-inclusive counselor, I honor the unique strengths, experiences and survival skills that have brought you to this point in your healing journey. I hope to collaborate with you to build resilience, transform old patterns and find new pathways to growth and change. Our bodies are foundational to our moment-to-moment experience, holding wisdom that can help us grow and make meaning. Because trauma is often held in the body, we can use somatic mindfulness and more to learn what our body and mind need to set better boundaries, enhance relational connection, and integrate trauma-related feelings and memories. "
Connections First LLC, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Verified by Psychology Today
Alphabet District
Portland, Oregon 97210
"At Connections First we have faith in the power of connection: with your inner life and to the outer world through meaningful relationships. We believe that mental health is an effect of feeling more deeply connected to ourselves and to others through the safety of transparent, emotionally honest relationships. How we communicate with ourselves and those we care about determines whether we possess integrity and feel empowered to express ourselves as human beings. Much of our symptoms are the effects of emotional, psychological, and physical isolation and self-alienation which can even happen when we are surrounded by other people."
Relational
(503) 427-1952
Verified
Alphabet District
Portland, Oregon 97210
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Relational
"At Connections First we have faith in the power of connection: with your inner life and to the outer world through meaningful relationships. We believe that mental health is an effect of feeling more deeply connected to ourselves and to others through the safety of transparent, emotionally honest relationships. How we communicate with ourselves and those we care about determines whether we possess integrity and feel empowered to express ourselves as human beings. Much of our symptoms are the effects of emotional, psychological, and physical isolation and self-alienation which can even happen when we are surrounded by other people."
Kimberly Christensen, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT
Verified by Psychology Today
Alphabet District
Portland, Oregon 97209
"Hello, I imagine you are here because something isn't quite right in your life and you are seeking guidance to make positive changes. As you explore what therapy has to offer you, more clarity emerges that you are embarking on a journey into your inner life. In therapy, you will have a chance to examine the issues you face and learn new tools and skills to deepen your mind-body connection"
Relational
(503) 486-8662
Verified
Alphabet District
Portland, Oregon 97209
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Relational
"Hello, I imagine you are here because something isn't quite right in your life and you are seeking guidance to make positive changes. As you explore what therapy has to offer you, more clarity emerges that you are embarking on a journey into your inner life. In therapy, you will have a chance to examine the issues you face and learn new tools and skills to deepen your mind-body connection"
Kathryn Senders, Licensed Professional Counselor
Licensed Professional Counselor, MA, LPC
Verified by Psychology Today
Alphabet District
Portland, Oregon 97209
"Feeling stuck? Overwhelmed and confused? Experiencing anxiety and wanting more out of life but not sure what? Do you feel like you have a purpose, but unclear what it is or how to get there? I am a Licensed Professional Counselor with over 20 years experience in helping adults, couples and adolescents during challenging times. I work with clients experiencing depression, anxiety, loss and grief, or low self esteem. We will work collaboratively in a respectful environment to increase your awareness, resolve conflict and decrease self sabotaging behaviors. Often, just making the decision to call is the most difficult part."
Relational
(503) 404-3168
Verified
Alphabet District
Portland, Oregon 97209
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Relational
"Feeling stuck? Overwhelmed and confused? Experiencing anxiety and wanting more out of life but not sure what? Do you feel like you have a purpose, but unclear what it is or how to get there? I am a Licensed Professional Counselor with over 20 years experience in helping adults, couples and adolescents during challenging times. I work with clients experiencing depression, anxiety, loss and grief, or low self esteem. We will work collaboratively in a respectful environment to increase your awareness, resolve conflict and decrease self sabotaging behaviors. Often, just making the decision to call is the most difficult part."
Jennifer Linnman, PhD., Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, PhD, LCSW
Verified by Psychology Today
Alphabet District
Portland, Oregon 97209
"The struggle that comes with managing everyday life can be as debilitating as major trauma. Anxiety, depression, irritability, low frustration tolerance are all important symptoms be curious about and explore; letting you know that a shift is needed in order for you to find peace, increased mood stability, and fulfilling relationships. I provide supportive and genuine listening and guidance. I teach emotional regulation skills while also examining underlying issues. My approach is tailored to the developmental capacities of each individual; toddler's who need help communicating difficult emotions, adolescents trying to manage social complexities and bullying, or adults navigating relationships."
Relational
(503) 444-9772
Verified
Alphabet District
Portland, Oregon 97209
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Relational
"The struggle that comes with managing everyday life can be as debilitating as major trauma. Anxiety, depression, irritability, low frustration tolerance are all important symptoms be curious about and explore; letting you know that a shift is needed in order for you to find peace, increased mood stability, and fulfilling relationships. I provide supportive and genuine listening and guidance. I teach emotional regulation skills while also examining underlying issues. My approach is tailored to the developmental capacities of each individual; toddler's who need help communicating difficult emotions, adolescents trying to manage social complexities and bullying, or adults navigating relationships."
Marney Hoffman, Licensed Professional Counselor
Licensed Professional Counselor, PhD, LPC, LMHC
Verified by Psychology Today
Alphabet District
Portland, Oregon 97209
"I am an experienced counselor serving people of different racial, ethnic, and religious backgrounds. As a therapist, I work with individuals, couples, adolescents and families with problems such as depression and sadness, anxiety, grief and loss, challenges in relationships, work-related issues, health related issues, as well as difficulty during transitional periods in life. As a person, I am an open-minded and nonjudgmental individual who enjoys working with people of different genders, orientations, and identifications. I am very compassionate but also utilize my critical thinking skills to help my clients reach their goals and begin to live life as they desire."
Relational
(503) 379-9595
Verified
Alphabet District
Portland, Oregon 97209
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Relational
"I am an experienced counselor serving people of different racial, ethnic, and religious backgrounds. As a therapist, I work with individuals, couples, adolescents and families with problems such as depression and sadness, anxiety, grief and loss, challenges in relationships, work-related issues, health related issues, as well as difficulty during transitional periods in life. As a person, I am an open-minded and nonjudgmental individual who enjoys working with people of different genders, orientations, and identifications. I am very compassionate but also utilize my critical thinking skills to help my clients reach their goals and begin to live life as they desire."
Shelley Sauer, Licensed Professional Counselor
Licensed Professional Counselor, MS, LPC
Verified by Psychology Today
Alphabet District
Portland, Oregon 97209
"Everyone experiences some pain in life, but it is not necessary to suffer needlessly. If you have been struggling, if you long for greater peace in your life, I may be able to help. I offer a compassionate and heart-centered approach, and bring knowledge, experience, perceptive listening, and deep insight into my work. My goal is to help you understand your challenges and access your inner wisdom to work towards healthy change. You can develop increased peace, a greater sense of fulfillment, a stronger connection with others, and increased creativity."
Relational
(503) 567-4490
Verified
Alphabet District
Portland, Oregon 97209
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Relational
"Everyone experiences some pain in life, but it is not necessary to suffer needlessly. If you have been struggling, if you long for greater peace in your life, I may be able to help. I offer a compassionate and heart-centered approach, and bring knowledge, experience, perceptive listening, and deep insight into my work. My goal is to help you understand your challenges and access your inner wisdom to work towards healthy change. You can develop increased peace, a greater sense of fulfillment, a stronger connection with others, and increased creativity."
Pilar Hernandez-Wolfe, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, PhD, LMFT, LPC
Verified by Psychology Today
Alphabet District
Portland, Oregon 97209
"Our lives evolve in relationship to ourselves, our partners, our families, communities and other beings (e.g. animals & the land). Healing involves allowing a healthy flow of emotion, communication, care and balance in those areas where we find ourselves stuck. I specialize in working with international and interracial couples, sex therapy, foreign students and employees, third culture children and their families, and anxiety related disorders including traumatic stress, generalized anxiety, panic attacks and social anxiety from a multicultural perspective. I am fully bilingual and multicultural and will bring to our work my life experience across cultures and my professional training."
Relational
(443) 214-3166
Verified
Alphabet District
Portland, Oregon 97209
Relational
"Our lives evolve in relationship to ourselves, our partners, our families, communities and other beings (e.g. animals & the land). Healing involves allowing a healthy flow of emotion, communication, care and balance in those areas where we find ourselves stuck. I specialize in working with international and interracial couples, sex therapy, foreign students and employees, third culture children and their families, and anxiety related disorders including traumatic stress, generalized anxiety, panic attacks and social anxiety from a multicultural perspective. I am fully bilingual and multicultural and will bring to our work my life experience across cultures and my professional training."
Alphonso Nunez, Marriage & Family Therapist Intern
Marriage & Family Therapist Intern, MFT, Intern
Verified by Psychology Today
Alphabet District
Portland, Oregon 97209
"I practice inclusivity and strive to engage in meaningful work that is both affirming & welcoming to individuals and couples from all walks of life and from all intersections. Some of my areas of specialty include working with: *Persons of oppressed/marginalized populations including people of color/LGBTQI+/women * Male-identified folks around issues of being male in our current climate * Eating Disorders * Persons of an advanced age/later in life folks *Couples/Polycules. As an MFT intern, I'm supervised by Dr. Pilar Hernandez-Wolfe, #C3881. If cost is a barrier, please call to inquire about limited sliding scale spot availability."
Relational
(971) 252-5743
Verified
Alphabet District
Portland, Oregon 97209
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Relational
"I practice inclusivity and strive to engage in meaningful work that is both affirming & welcoming to individuals and couples from all walks of life and from all intersections. Some of my areas of specialty include working with: *Persons of oppressed/marginalized populations including people of color/LGBTQI+/women * Male-identified folks around issues of being male in our current climate * Eating Disorders * Persons of an advanced age/later in life folks *Couples/Polycules. As an MFT intern, I'm supervised by Dr. Pilar Hernandez-Wolfe, #C3881. If cost is a barrier, please call to inquire about limited sliding scale spot availability."
Brooke Gateley Meier, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified by Psychology Today
Alphabet District
Portland, Oregon 97209
"**I will be accepting new clients in Jan 2020** My goal is to support the whole person in their desire to identify strengths, address their struggles, and to encourage growth. My relational approach includes helping create a safe place in which you feel like you can start the change process. Issues range from impulsivity, anxiety, emotional regulation, unhealthy coping tools, and difficulties working through trauma. I can assist this process with creating genuine connections to begin addressing emotional regulation tactics, stress reduction, psychoeducation of trauma and the brain, and cognitive restructuring."
Relational
(503) 966-9273
Verified
Alphabet District
Portland, Oregon 97209
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Relational
"**I will be accepting new clients in Jan 2020** My goal is to support the whole person in their desire to identify strengths, address their struggles, and to encourage growth. My relational approach includes helping create a safe place in which you feel like you can start the change process. Issues range from impulsivity, anxiety, emotional regulation, unhealthy coping tools, and difficulties working through trauma. I can assist this process with creating genuine connections to begin addressing emotional regulation tactics, stress reduction, psychoeducation of trauma and the brain, and cognitive restructuring."
Aaron Pomerantz,
Alphabet District
Portland, Oregon 97209
"With over 15 years of experience in the mental health field, I have found psychotherapy to be a powerful means to create lasting and meaningful change in lives. I consider myself to be an interactive, collaborative, and relational therapist and specialize in the treatment of individuals and couples."
Relational
(971) 319-9750
Alphabet District
Portland, Oregon 97209
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Relational
"With over 15 years of experience in the mental health field, I have found psychotherapy to be a powerful means to create lasting and meaningful change in lives. I consider myself to be an interactive, collaborative, and relational therapist and specialize in the treatment of individuals and couples."
Gary Neil Reiss, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, PhD, , LCSW
Verified by Psychology Today
Alphabet District
Portland, Oregon 97209
"I work with a wide range of people. My clients like deep work, As a Process Oriented therapist and teacher I use dreamwork, symptoms work, bodywork, movement, relationship work, conflict work, inner work and meditation, art and creativity, and many other methods based on the individuals client's process. I work with individuals, couples, and families. I have helped develop Process Oriented family therapy; Process Oriented sex and intimacy work; Process Oriented personal and historical trauma work; Process oriented coma and brain injury work, I have written 11 books on these topics. My work integrates mind body and spirit."
Relational
(458) 218-8186
Verified
Alphabet District
Portland, Oregon 97209
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Relational
"I work with a wide range of people. My clients like deep work, As a Process Oriented therapist and teacher I use dreamwork, symptoms work, bodywork, movement, relationship work, conflict work, inner work and meditation, art and creativity, and many other methods based on the individuals client's process. I work with individuals, couples, and families. I have helped develop Process Oriented family therapy; Process Oriented sex and intimacy work; Process Oriented personal and historical trauma work; Process oriented coma and brain injury work, I have written 11 books on these topics. My work integrates mind body and spirit."
Jeff Whritenour, Psychologist
Psychologist, PsyD
Verified by Psychology Today
Alphabet District
Portland, Oregon 97209
"I assist couples and adults with relationship difficulties, parenting, personal and professional life transitions, stress reduction, anxiety/depression, and grief. I use a combination of Mindfulness and Relational therapies because they support my belief that satisfying relationships within our self and with those we love provides the basis for a meaningful life. When our sense of connectedness to others is absent or threatened, life can feel very unsatisfactory. The effectiveness of Mindfulness based therapy is also supported by a large and growing body of scientific evidence."
Relational
(503) 567-4975
Verified
Alphabet District
Portland, Oregon 97209
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Relational
"I assist couples and adults with relationship difficulties, parenting, personal and professional life transitions, stress reduction, anxiety/depression, and grief. I use a combination of Mindfulness and Relational therapies because they support my belief that satisfying relationships within our self and with those we love provides the basis for a meaningful life. When our sense of connectedness to others is absent or threatened, life can feel very unsatisfactory. The effectiveness of Mindfulness based therapy is also supported by a large and growing body of scientific evidence."
Angel's Marriage Counseling, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, MS, LMFT
Verified by Psychology Today
Alphabet District
Portland, Oregon 97209
"MARRIAGE COUNSELING - Do you want to decrease conflict and increase intimacy? Do you wish to establish and maintain a loving relationship that brings heaven on earth? If you said yes to these questions, Emotionally Focused Couples Counseling can greatly benefit you and your relationship. During our couples counseling sessions, you will be able to recognize a negative communication cycle, how both you and your partners become the victims to the negative cycle, take control of your negative dialogue before it takes over your happiness."
Relational
(503) 807-3917
Verified
Alphabet District
Portland, Oregon 97209
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Relational
"MARRIAGE COUNSELING - Do you want to decrease conflict and increase intimacy? Do you wish to establish and maintain a loving relationship that brings heaven on earth? If you said yes to these questions, Emotionally Focused Couples Counseling can greatly benefit you and your relationship. During our couples counseling sessions, you will be able to recognize a negative communication cycle, how both you and your partners become the victims to the negative cycle, take control of your negative dialogue before it takes over your happiness."
Gloria Londagin,
Alphabet District
Portland, Oregon 97209
"People come to me with a wide variety of concerns; including troubled relationships, grief and loss, trauma, stress, and life transitions. I listen in a deep respectful way to your unique experiences, provide clear guidance and a safe place to explore your hidden and possibly painful feelings and thoughts. We can explore your present and past relationships and come to understand how they influence you now. Our work can help free you to make changes in how you are living now by loosening these threads to your past. "
Relational
(503) 224-8116
Alphabet District
Portland, Oregon 97209
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Relational
"People come to me with a wide variety of concerns; including troubled relationships, grief and loss, trauma, stress, and life transitions. I listen in a deep respectful way to your unique experiences, provide clear guidance and a safe place to explore your hidden and possibly painful feelings and thoughts. We can explore your present and past relationships and come to understand how they influence you now. Our work can help free you to make changes in how you are living now by loosening these threads to your past. "

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If you're looking for Relational Therapy in Alphabet District, Portland or for an Alphabet District, Portland Relational therapist these professionals provide relational therapy and relational psychotherapy. They include Relational therapists, Relational psychologists, Relational psychotherapists and Relational counselors.

Relational life therapy in Alphabet District, Portland offers strategies to combat marital dysfunction and restore harmony in relationships. Couples--those recovering from affairs, traumatic events, or a lull in passion--can find RLT helpful. To repair discord, the therapist identifies the main conflict upsetting the couples' emotional intimacy. Once the partners see how they both contribute to the problem, the therapist teaches them skills to improve the ways they relate to each other. Couples may see a change in their relationship within three to six months.

How can I tell if a therapist is right for me?
Therapists in Alphabet District, Portland are able to work with a wide range of issues.

For example, if you're seeking a marriage counselor in Alphabet District, Portland you'll find that most therapists are trained in marriage counseling or couples counseling in Alphabet District, Portland and couples therapy. And they welcome families for family counseling in Alphabet District, Portland or family therapy in Alphabet District, Portland.