Alliance Counseling & The Center at Heron Hill, LPC, Treatment Center in Canby

An Equine & Nature Based Therapy & Education Prog

Do you enjoy the outdoors? The Center at Heron Hill is an Eco therapy experience that utilizes horses and a full array of activities in the great outdoors to enhance you experience of personal growth and development. We believe that nature is a missing link in customary treatment plans. In contrast to traditional treatment, The Center's goal is to bring the force of nature front and center into the overall treatment plan. Transportation problems? If you have FAMILY CARE insurance, not only will they pay for your therapy, they will even bring you to Heron Hill if you have no other way. Call us more about this generous service.

Grow, Explore, Connect

As an outdoor therapeutic experience, The Center At Heron Hill provides a natural setting including a full size vegetable garden and 36 acres of land devoted to the practice of Eco-Equine Therapy. We are a State Certified Mental Health Facility; every client is assigned a Qualified Mental Health Provider. Treatment Plans vary and are customized to leverage the many activities we offer including archery, plant identification, trail building and hiking. We have certified Yoga instructors on staff as well as Certified Archers, Marriage and Family Counselors, Wilderness First Responders and EAGALA Certified Equine Assisted therapists. It is for this reason that are few people we can't help find a new and better way to live. Intakes are scheduled as soon as a few days from your first call.Though we are best known for our group therapy approaches, individual therapy is available for children, teens and adults of all ages. We also serve couples and families; providing everyone with staff that best suits their needs.

All Professional Staff

In conjunction with Alliance Counseling, we are staffed by a full array of professionals in the field. We are fully licensed by the State of Oregon and every client is assigned a qualified mental heath professional. Often, the team includes highly trained athletes and wilderness experienced educators including Equine Specialists, levels 1- 3 archers. Call us today or visit for more information.
Call or Email Alliance Counseling & The Center at Heron Hill for a free phone consultation now - (971) 236-5080


  • Years in Practice: 30+ Years
  • School: Portland State University
  • Year Graduated: 1983
  • License No. and State: C0741 Oregon


  • Accepts Insurance: Yes
Accepted Payment Methods: American Express, Cash, Check, Mastercard, Paypal, Visa

Accepted Insurance Plans

  • Family Care
  • Many Out of Network
  • Medicaid
  • Out of Network
Verify your health insurance coverage when you arrange your first visit.

Additional Credentials

  • Certificate: EAGALA / Certified EAP
  • Certificate Date: 2004

Alliance Counseling & The Center at Heron Hill's Groups

Taking Care of Me

This group is about taking care of you! Sometimes referred to as "self care," this is an important part of staying healthy & being able to enjoy life. It can be difficult to make the time for this essential practice. This group explores barriers to self-care, ways to break through them, and simple strategies for self-care. Some examples of strategies practiced in the group: mindfulness techniques, using creativity through art, enhancing interpersonal development & exploring the natural environment. The goal of this group is for everyone to develop a unique plan that fits each lifestyle & can be easily comfortably implemented..

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Expressive Art/Equine Therapy

This group utilizes both Expressive Art and Equine Facilitated Therapy. Intake appointment is required and individual sessions may be part of the treatment plan.

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Women Facing Change Equine Therapy Group

Horses are used to facilitate a better understanding of the path of change.

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  • Relationship Issues
  • Anxiety
  • Child or Adolescent


  • Depression
  • Developmental Disorders
  • Divorce
  • Domestic Abuse
  • Domestic Violence
  • Eating Disorders
  • Family Conflict
  • Grief
  • Obsessive-Compulsive (OCD)
  • Peer Relationships
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Substance Abuse
  • Teen Mental Health and Adjustment
  • Trauma and PTSD

Mental Health

  • Dissociative Disorders
  • Mood Disorders

Client Focus

Ethnicity: Hispanic and Latino and Native American
Alternative Languages: Spanish


  • Children (6 to 10)
  • Preteens / Tweens (11 to 13)
  • Adolescents / Teenagers (14 to 19)
  • Adults
  • Elders (65+)


  • Bisexual Clients
  • Veterans

Programs and Services

Treatment Programs

  • Continuing Care
  • Depression
  • Equine Therapy
  • Outdoor Therapy
  • Wilderness Rehab

Out / Inpatient

  • Intensive Outpatient Program

Treatment Approach

Treatment Orientation

  • Art Therapy
  • Coaching
  • Dialectical (DBT)
  • Eco-Therapy
  • Equine Assisted Psychotherapy
  • Expressive Arts
  • Family / Marital
  • Family Systems
  • Interpersonal
  • Mindfulness-based (MBCT)
  • Outdoor Psycho Education
  • Play Therapy
  • Trauma Focused


  • Individuals
  • Family
  • Group
Last Modified: 19 Oct 2017
Alliance Counseling & The Center at Heron Hill, LPC, Treatment Center in Canby

Alliance Counseling & The Center at Heron Hill

Treatment Center, LPC