Heidi Swartzmiller
Marriage & Family Therapist Intern, MA Verified
Portland, OR 97215
Offers online therapy
I have a Master’s Degree in Marriage, Couples, and Family Therapy from Lewis and Clark with a focus on International Families and Sex Therapy.
Welcome! I enjoy working with individuals and couples, and walking alongside them in their healing. I believe therapy is a collaborative experience between the family and therapist, that each client has the resiliency and resources they need already within, and that it is our job to uncover them. My work with clients considers biological, psychological, social, and spiritual factors. I specialize in working with clients who are experiencing relational distress, sex concerns, infertility/pregnancy issues, transracial/transnational family dynamics, processing trauma, religion and spirituality, body-image concerns, or low self esteem.
(503) 966-8786
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Portland, OR 97215
Offers online therapy
I have a Master’s Degree in Marriage, Couples, and Family Therapy from Lewis and Clark with a focus on International Families and Sex Therapy.
Welcome! I enjoy working with individuals and couples, and walking alongside them in their healing. I believe therapy is a collaborative experience between the family and therapist, that each client has the resiliency and resources they need already within, and that it is our job to uncover them. My work with clients considers biological, psychological, social, and spiritual factors. I specialize in working with clients who are experiencing relational distress, sex concerns, infertility/pregnancy issues, transracial/transnational family dynamics, processing trauma, religion and spirituality, body-image concerns, or low self esteem.
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Andrea J. Wright Johnston
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT Verified
Portland, OR 97213
Offers online therapy
We work to create new awareness, new knowledge and new possibilities. You can have an empowered family and a happy state of mind through therapy. I work with individuals and families to build harmony and health in their relationships. I specialize in sex therapy and am an effective life coach. I approach each person and family with attention to mental and physical health, with consideration to relational, social and spiritual influences.
(503) 405-4321
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Portland, OR 97213
Offers online therapy
We work to create new awareness, new knowledge and new possibilities. You can have an empowered family and a happy state of mind through therapy. I work with individuals and families to build harmony and health in their relationships. I specialize in sex therapy and am an effective life coach. I approach each person and family with attention to mental and physical health, with consideration to relational, social and spiritual influences.
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Dica Marie Dietzschold
LPC Intern, MSCP Verified
Portland, OR 97205
Not accepting new clients
I have a Master of Science in Counseling Psychology (MSCP) with a focus on human sexuality and trauma therapy.
I am a sex-positive therapist working with individuals with a focus on sexual healing and intimacy within relationships of all kinds, including poly and kink identified people and groups as well as monogamous couples. I enjoy working within the LGBT+ community including young people ages 14 and up with issues of gender identity and forming healthy sexuality.
(816) 925-9622
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Portland, OR 97205
Not accepting new clients
I have a Master of Science in Counseling Psychology (MSCP) with a focus on human sexuality and trauma therapy.
I am a sex-positive therapist working with individuals with a focus on sexual healing and intimacy within relationships of all kinds, including poly and kink identified people and groups as well as monogamous couples. I enjoy working within the LGBT+ community including young people ages 14 and up with issues of gender identity and forming healthy sexuality.
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Nora Harrington
Marriage & Family Therapist Intern, LMFTA Verified
Portland, OR 97215
Offers online therapy
I hold the Antioch University certificates in Sex Therapy and Sex Education.
In my work with couples, I start from the reality that relationships are hard. Whether you are baffled by your single-hood, or in the throws of trying to make it work, relationships can feel impossible and essential at the same time. In spite of the challenge, I know we all have the capacity for connected, secure relationships. I especially love working with folks who have never been in relationship, or who have a difficult time moving from dating into commitment. My relational work is also a good fit for sexual issues like low libido, sexual avoidance, erectile dysfunction, high conflict counples, and painful sex.
(503) 217-6402
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Portland, OR 97215
Offers online therapy
I hold the Antioch University certificates in Sex Therapy and Sex Education.
In my work with couples, I start from the reality that relationships are hard. Whether you are baffled by your single-hood, or in the throws of trying to make it work, relationships can feel impossible and essential at the same time. In spite of the challenge, I know we all have the capacity for connected, secure relationships. I especially love working with folks who have never been in relationship, or who have a difficult time moving from dating into commitment. My relational work is also a good fit for sexual issues like low libido, sexual avoidance, erectile dysfunction, high conflict counples, and painful sex.
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Kate McNulty
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW Verified
Portland, OR 97214
Offers online therapy
Certified in Negotiation & Mediation, Certified in Scientifically-Based Couples Therapy through the Gottman Institute in Seattle, also AASECT certified as a Sex Therapist.
In addition to my Portland OR office I am now offering online therapy in WA, NY& FL. I use a down-to-earth approach and provide active, engaged therapy with plenty of feedback. The best help I provide is often through raising thoughtful questions. Clients appreciate the handouts and other suggestions for resources we use. I especially enjoy helping people with relationship improvement and making relationship decisions. I use a systematic approach to these concerns and you can expect results. I'm sorry to say I cannot offer free phone consultations, but please email me and I will provide details.
(503) 295-6265
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Portland, OR 97214
Offers online therapy
Certified in Negotiation & Mediation, Certified in Scientifically-Based Couples Therapy through the Gottman Institute in Seattle, also AASECT certified as a Sex Therapist.
In addition to my Portland OR office I am now offering online therapy in WA, NY& FL. I use a down-to-earth approach and provide active, engaged therapy with plenty of feedback. The best help I provide is often through raising thoughtful questions. Clients appreciate the handouts and other suggestions for resources we use. I especially enjoy helping people with relationship improvement and making relationship decisions. I use a systematic approach to these concerns and you can expect results. I'm sorry to say I cannot offer free phone consultations, but please email me and I will provide details.
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Haley Bosco Doyle
Marriage & Family Therapist Associate, MA Verified
Portland, OR 97214
Offers online therapy
I work with folks who may have been told their body, or what they do with their body, is a problem. My clients are often fat folks, people with chronic pain or illness, and sex workers. I am with my clients as a non-judgmental witness. I spot their softness and sparkle, creating space for them to be their whole selves while also allowing room to grieve the parts that may have been exiled over time.
(503) 836-8838
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Portland, OR 97214
Offers online therapy
I work with folks who may have been told their body, or what they do with their body, is a problem. My clients are often fat folks, people with chronic pain or illness, and sex workers. I am with my clients as a non-judgmental witness. I spot their softness and sparkle, creating space for them to be their whole selves while also allowing room to grieve the parts that may have been exiled over time.
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Gary Neil Reiss
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, PhD, , LCSW Verified
Portland, OR 97209
Offers online therapy
My specialties include working with body symptoms; dreams; couples and family issues; sex therapy and intimacy work; trauma personal and collective; and working with money issues.
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.
(458) 218-8186
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Portland, OR 97209
Offers online therapy
My specialties include working with body symptoms; dreams; couples and family issues; sex therapy and intimacy work; trauma personal and collective; and working with money issues.
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.
Kelly Rees
MBA, PhD
Portland, OR 97219
Offers online therapy
There is no age at which sex becomes inappropriate.
I focus on intimate relationships, sexual expression, disparate desire, shifting intimacy, alternative relating styles, polyamory. This often includes performance issues, the impact of aging and menopause, dealing with grief and jealousy. I have experience working with differing abilities and my clients range in age from mid-twenties to mid-nineties. I also work with those in recovery from drug/alcohol addiction and their specific issues around sex and relationships. I aim to engage the mind and heart while centering on the body. Pleasure is important and a great way to learn!
(503) 917-3785
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Portland, OR 97219
Offers online therapy
There is no age at which sex becomes inappropriate.
I focus on intimate relationships, sexual expression, disparate desire, shifting intimacy, alternative relating styles, polyamory. This often includes performance issues, the impact of aging and menopause, dealing with grief and jealousy. I have experience working with differing abilities and my clients range in age from mid-twenties to mid-nineties. I also work with those in recovery from drug/alcohol addiction and their specific issues around sex and relationships. I aim to engage the mind and heart while centering on the body. Pleasure is important and a great way to learn!
Jane Meskill
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW Verified
Portland, OR 97206
Not accepting new clients
Why not feel better, understand more, find avenues of communication in your relationships, improve your sex life, get rid of your depression and anxiety? Real change often takes courage, time and trust but it's not as hard as you think. My clients find I understand them quickly and we seek insight and solutions together. Clients want to be unstuck, to be more conscious, to be more content and to be more mindful. Clarity, problem solving, finding one's authentic path, having more intimacy and being happy are some of the results of therapy. SEE A VIDIO OF JANE. www.youtube.com/watch?v=ojWA9NFKoNk
(503) 446-4251
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Portland, OR 97206
Not accepting new clients
Why not feel better, understand more, find avenues of communication in your relationships, improve your sex life, get rid of your depression and anxiety? Real change often takes courage, time and trust but it's not as hard as you think. My clients find I understand them quickly and we seek insight and solutions together. Clients want to be unstuck, to be more conscious, to be more content and to be more mindful. Clarity, problem solving, finding one's authentic path, having more intimacy and being happy are some of the results of therapy. SEE A VIDIO OF JANE. www.youtube.com/watch?v=ojWA9NFKoNk
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Helen Zwiebel
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW, MEd Verified
Portland, OR 97236
Offers online therapy
Specialties: Ethical Non-Monogamy, Sex and Relationship Issues, Arousal Issues, BDSM/Kink, Body Positivity, Desire Discrepancies, Consent, Erectile Issues, Pain Management, and SPMI.
My private practice is focused on helping people curious about and/or practicing ethical non-monogamy, solo poly, relationship anarchy, and any alternative relationship style. I am BDSM/kink-aware and LGBTQIA+ friendly.
(503) 461-1541
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Portland, OR 97236
Offers online therapy
Specialties: Ethical Non-Monogamy, Sex and Relationship Issues, Arousal Issues, BDSM/Kink, Body Positivity, Desire Discrepancies, Consent, Erectile Issues, Pain Management, and SPMI.
My private practice is focused on helping people curious about and/or practicing ethical non-monogamy, solo poly, relationship anarchy, and any alternative relationship style. I am BDSM/kink-aware and LGBTQIA+ friendly.
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Roger D. Carlson
Psychologist, PhD, MDiv, CCH, CST, ABS ACS Verified
Portland, OR 97210
Offers online therapy
Waitlist for new clients
I work with persons who are having adjustment difficulties, and who experience stress and anxiety while making life transitions. I treat sexual difficulties or lifestyle issues from a sex positive perspective. I work with wishing to change specific habits (smoking, overeating, etc.); or to reduce stress and anxiety. I also work with those who have culturally unpopular or unsupported life styles, and who experience conflict, marginalization, or disempowerment.
(503) 567-4859
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Portland, OR 97210
Offers online therapy
Waitlist for new clients
I work with persons who are having adjustment difficulties, and who experience stress and anxiety while making life transitions. I treat sexual difficulties or lifestyle issues from a sex positive perspective. I work with wishing to change specific habits (smoking, overeating, etc.); or to reduce stress and anxiety. I also work with those who have culturally unpopular or unsupported life styles, and who experience conflict, marginalization, or disempowerment.
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Leah Haas
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW Verified
Portland, OR 97205
Offers online therapy
Waitlist for new clients
With over 10 years of experience in the field of sexuality education and a passion for sex therapy, I specialize in supporting clients address intimacy, desire, healthy relationships, sexual orientation, gender identity, sexual trauma, and any other sexuality related topics.
My approach to therapy is collaborative, creative, and compassionate. My goal is to create a safe and warm space so each client feels comfortable sharing what's on their mind and in their heart. This may include diving into trauma, grief, and other challenging life experiences that prevent a person from feeling at peace and operating at their highest potential. The philosophy that guides my work is that everyone has the inner wisdom needed to thrive. My role is to help clients access this inner wisdom so they can heal, grow and live the fulfilling life they are seeking.
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Portland, OR 97205
Offers online therapy
Waitlist for new clients
With over 10 years of experience in the field of sexuality education and a passion for sex therapy, I specialize in supporting clients address intimacy, desire, healthy relationships, sexual orientation, gender identity, sexual trauma, and any other sexuality related topics.
My approach to therapy is collaborative, creative, and compassionate. My goal is to create a safe and warm space so each client feels comfortable sharing what's on their mind and in their heart. This may include diving into trauma, grief, and other challenging life experiences that prevent a person from feeling at peace and operating at their highest potential. The philosophy that guides my work is that everyone has the inner wisdom needed to thrive. My role is to help clients access this inner wisdom so they can heal, grow and live the fulfilling life they are seeking.
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Bridgetown Sex Therapy
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT Verified
Portland, OR 97214
Offers online therapy
Do you struggle with issues related to sex, sexuality, and gender identity? I have worked to specialize in these issues which are frequently considered taboo. I strive to provide a safe and accepting environment for my clients to discover more about their sexuality/gender identity, transform it into what they want, and affirm who they are. Finding someone you feel comfortable talking to is hard, so I hope to make it a little easier by offering a free consultation to make sure we are a good fit.
(503) 893-8879
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Portland, OR 97214
Offers online therapy
Do you struggle with issues related to sex, sexuality, and gender identity? I have worked to specialize in these issues which are frequently considered taboo. I strive to provide a safe and accepting environment for my clients to discover more about their sexuality/gender identity, transform it into what they want, and affirm who they are. Finding someone you feel comfortable talking to is hard, so I hope to make it a little easier by offering a free consultation to make sure we are a good fit.
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Marisol G Westberg
Marriage & Family Therapist, PhD, LMFT Verified
Portland, OR 97205
Offers online therapy
I am a board certified sexologist and a licensed couples therapist. I maintain a private practice with a focus on sex therapy in Portland, Oregon. I have been a therapist for 10 years. I am sex-positive and specialize in sex therapy that is inclusive of alternative relationships and erotic minorities. My areas of expertise are intimate relationships, pleasure, infidelity, sexual desire discrepancies, lack of desire, difficulties with orgasm, difficulties with erections and orgasm, pain and discomfort in sex, alternative sexualities and lifestyles, sexual abuse and violence. My approach in therapy is one that is positive, validating, and nurturing.
(971) 232-3136
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Portland, OR 97205
Offers online therapy
I am a board certified sexologist and a licensed couples therapist. I maintain a private practice with a focus on sex therapy in Portland, Oregon. I have been a therapist for 10 years. I am sex-positive and specialize in sex therapy that is inclusive of alternative relationships and erotic minorities. My areas of expertise are intimate relationships, pleasure, infidelity, sexual desire discrepancies, lack of desire, difficulties with orgasm, difficulties with erections and orgasm, pain and discomfort in sex, alternative sexualities and lifestyles, sexual abuse and violence. My approach in therapy is one that is positive, validating, and nurturing.
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Heather Leilani Simpson
Marriage & Family Therapist Intern, MA, LMFT-I Verified
Portland, OR 97214
Not accepting new clients
**NOT ACCEPTING NEW CLIENTS** Whether you are struggling with stress, anxiety, depression, relationship issues, or any other concerns, you deserve a therapist who will be open and supportive yet willing to challenge you gently when needed.  With an approach that combines connection and boundaries, we can work together to help you find the agency you need to move through life with pleasure. I specialize in working with BIPOC, LGTBQIA, Polyamory/Non-Monogamous, and Kink/BDSM communities to provide comprehensive, evidence based, trauma informed, sex positive therapy, that meets the needs of sexual marginalized populations.
(503) 994-9547
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Portland, OR 97214
Not accepting new clients
**NOT ACCEPTING NEW CLIENTS** Whether you are struggling with stress, anxiety, depression, relationship issues, or any other concerns, you deserve a therapist who will be open and supportive yet willing to challenge you gently when needed.  With an approach that combines connection and boundaries, we can work together to help you find the agency you need to move through life with pleasure. I specialize in working with BIPOC, LGTBQIA, Polyamory/Non-Monogamous, and Kink/BDSM communities to provide comprehensive, evidence based, trauma informed, sex positive therapy, that meets the needs of sexual marginalized populations.
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Valinda Harlan
Counselor, LPC, LMHC Verified
Portland, OR 97216
Not accepting new clients
I am not accepting new clients. Are you sad or feel stuck, do you worry or get anxious, are you dissatisfied with your relationships or sex life? There is hope! I create a safe nonjudgmental space for traditional and nontraditional, LGBTQIA+, individuals and couples to heal, change, and hope. I have a warm casual style of doing therapy. It is my honor to help couples, individuals, and families get to the place where they can experience fulfilling, healthy lives and relationships. My 20+ years of experience and training has equipped me to be a knowledgeable and effective counselor
(971) 339-0407
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Portland, OR 97216
Not accepting new clients
I am not accepting new clients. Are you sad or feel stuck, do you worry or get anxious, are you dissatisfied with your relationships or sex life? There is hope! I create a safe nonjudgmental space for traditional and nontraditional, LGBTQIA+, individuals and couples to heal, change, and hope. I have a warm casual style of doing therapy. It is my honor to help couples, individuals, and families get to the place where they can experience fulfilling, healthy lives and relationships. My 20+ years of experience and training has equipped me to be a knowledgeable and effective counselor
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The Portland Couples Counseling Center
Marriage & Family Therapist, PhD, LMFT, MA, MBA Verified
Portland, OR 97232
Offers online therapy
I have completed both Masters and PhD Level training in Relationship and Sex Counseling and Post-Doctoral training with Drs.
Hello, my name is Steven Cohn. With the onset of Covid 19 I am currently conducting all of my couples sessions via teleconferencing. I meet with couples who live throughout the State of Oregon. My clients are reporting that our online sessions feel just as meaningful and productive as our in-office sessions. If love, intimacy, and passion has faded from your relationship, then I'm here to help. Poor communications, financial problems, low sexual desire, blending a family, child rearing, an affair, in-laws, and/or health concerns can slowly erode relationship vitality in even the most loving unions.
(503) 610-5372
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Portland, OR 97232
Offers online therapy
I have completed both Masters and PhD Level training in Relationship and Sex Counseling and Post-Doctoral training with Drs.
Hello, my name is Steven Cohn. With the onset of Covid 19 I am currently conducting all of my couples sessions via teleconferencing. I meet with couples who live throughout the State of Oregon. My clients are reporting that our online sessions feel just as meaningful and productive as our in-office sessions. If love, intimacy, and passion has faded from your relationship, then I'm here to help. Poor communications, financial problems, low sexual desire, blending a family, child rearing, an affair, in-laws, and/or health concerns can slowly erode relationship vitality in even the most loving unions.
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Janean Vedova
Marriage & Family Therapist Intern, MA, MCFT, LMFTI, #R4539 Verified
Portland, OR 97212
Offers online therapy
I love working with folks and helping them build emotional connections, explore sex and physical intimacy, strengthen relational bonds, identify what is important for them and what they need to be different for a happier and healthier existence, speak honestly and directly and move through what is hard.
Maintaining connection with those close to us can be difficult. I understand the complexities of relationships and how challenging they can be at times. As you know all relationships require maintenance and care, and I can help you navigate the complexities of your unique relationships so those relationships feel healthy for you. I work with individuals, couples and families around what is difficult for them in the moment. I have experience working with people through a variety of issues and with people from all walks of life.
(530) 918-4314
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Portland, OR 97212
Offers online therapy
I love working with folks and helping them build emotional connections, explore sex and physical intimacy, strengthen relational bonds, identify what is important for them and what they need to be different for a happier and healthier existence, speak honestly and directly and move through what is hard.
Maintaining connection with those close to us can be difficult. I understand the complexities of relationships and how challenging they can be at times. As you know all relationships require maintenance and care, and I can help you navigate the complexities of your unique relationships so those relationships feel healthy for you. I work with individuals, couples and families around what is difficult for them in the moment. I have experience working with people through a variety of issues and with people from all walks of life.
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Sid Napier
MS Verified
Portland, OR 97202
Not accepting new clients
I specialize, and am passionate about, working with people experiencing LGBTQ+ issues, depression, anxiety, life transitions, interpersonal relationship struggles, and issues related to sex, kink, and non-traditional relationship styles.
I believe that through a deeper understanding and acceptance of all parts of the self, that we can cultivate change, as well as more compassion for ourselves and for others. I believe that especially challenging times can be an opportunity to gain more self-awareness, explore our narratives, and to grow. As you guide our work, I offer a caring, non-judgmental space for you to explore your values, find strength, to heal, grow, and better live a life that aligns with your authenticity.
(971) 351-2485
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Portland, OR 97202
Not accepting new clients
I specialize, and am passionate about, working with people experiencing LGBTQ+ issues, depression, anxiety, life transitions, interpersonal relationship struggles, and issues related to sex, kink, and non-traditional relationship styles.
I believe that through a deeper understanding and acceptance of all parts of the self, that we can cultivate change, as well as more compassion for ourselves and for others. I believe that especially challenging times can be an opportunity to gain more self-awareness, explore our narratives, and to grow. As you guide our work, I offer a caring, non-judgmental space for you to explore your values, find strength, to heal, grow, and better live a life that aligns with your authenticity.
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Sexuality and Gender Specialist
Licensed Professional Counselor, MS, LPC, LMHC Verified
Portland, OR 97232
Offers online therapy
Understanding of Queer, Trans, Kink, Poly, Sex Positive and BDSM lifestyles.
There is a safe space here when you can find it no where else. Finding trustworthy professionals to help you with intimate issues is embarrassing and difficult. This is my most important skill, something not learned in school: unconditional positive acceptance and honest, non-threatening communication about intimate problems. Here you will find sensitivity to private behaviors which are regarded with non-judgmental acceptance and respect, never shame nor intolerance.
(360) 209-2950
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Portland, OR 97232
Offers online therapy
Understanding of Queer, Trans, Kink, Poly, Sex Positive and BDSM lifestyles.
There is a safe space here when you can find it no where else. Finding trustworthy professionals to help you with intimate issues is embarrassing and difficult. This is my most important skill, something not learned in school: unconditional positive acceptance and honest, non-threatening communication about intimate problems. Here you will find sensitivity to private behaviors which are regarded with non-judgmental acceptance and respect, never shame nor intolerance.

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Sex Therapy
Sex therapists in Portland offer help with sexual concerns by educating, using talk therapy, offering homework exercises and resources for further exploration to either individuals or couples. Sex therapy helps couples talk about sex with each other. A sex therapist feels comfortable talking about sex and is aware of how anxious you might feel talking about this intimate subject with each other and with a near-stranger. They will help set you at ease and guide you into talking about sex. While sex therapists can help with many problems, low sexual desire and frequency disagreements between partners are two of the most frequent concerns they address.