NW Anxiety Institute, LLC

Treatment Center

Verified by Psychology Today
(503) 822-6419 Website

NW Anxiety Institute, LLC

Treatment Center

Verified by Psychology Today


NW Anxiety Institute
32 NE 11th Ave
Portland, OR 97232
Call Administrative Team
(503) 822-6419
Offers online therapy
Announcement icon At NWAI, we currently exclusively offer Telemental Health services. We continue to be committed to serving our community - virtually!


Stop Coping. Start Conquering

​The NW Anxiety Institute focuses on using the most effective form of therapy for anxiety disorders: Exposure Response Prevention Therapy (ERP). Proven to be significantly more successful than standard coping and relaxing techniques, we’ve designed several programs incorporating Exposure Response Prevention Therapy in a wide variety of settings.

An Accelerated Approach, for Faster Results

Anxiety is disruptive. It can keep you from attending school, going to work, or fulfilling other daily obligations. In cases like these, you may benefit from a more intensive treatment than individual or group therapy. ​The Focus Program (Intensive Outpatient Program) varies based on individual needs, but treatment typically consists of three hours per day, five days per week, for five weeks minimum. You may require or request additional weeks. We will assess you at the beginning of the program to provide a realistic estimate early on in the process.

What Does Exposure Response Therapy Look Like?

Rather than relying on avoidant behaviors or coping techniques, Exposure Response Therapy requires you to experience the anxiety head-on in a safe setting and with the help of a trained therapist. As exposure to your fear increases, your brain becomes habituated to the triggering item or situation and starts to dial back the fight-or-flight responses of anxiety. Eventually, your brain learns the object of your fear is no longer a danger and the anxiety is eliminated altogether. Facing your fear can be uncomfortable. Exposure Response Prevention asks you to do something you’ve likely spent a lot of energy and effort avoiding on a daily basis. At the NW Anxiety Institute, we don’t ask you to do this alone. You have a team of highly-trained therapists with you every step of the way. As Kevin says, “You’re already miserable. You may as well be miserable on purpose!” The reward is a life free from fear.
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Accepted Insurance Plans
  • Kaiser
  • Kaiser (Out-of-Network)
  • Oregon Health Plan (OHP)
  • Out of Network
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  • License: Oregon / C2836

Additional Credentials

  • Certificate: International OCD Foundation / BTTI OCD
  • Certificate Date: 2015
  • Certificate: International OCD Foundation / BTTI Hoarding Disorder
  • Certificate Date: 2015

NW Anxiety Institute, LLC's Groups

Adult Anxiety Group

This group is open to anyone 18 and older who struggle with any form of anxiety.

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Teen Anxiety Group

This group is geared towards teens between the ages of 13-18 who are struggling with OCD or any other form of anxiety.

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Parenting Support Group

This group is open to any parents of anxious kids interested in connecting with other parents with similar experiences. It is held on the same day and at the same time as the tween/kid anxiety group.

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NW Anxiety Institute
32 NE 11th Ave
Portland, OR 97232
Call Administrative Team
(503) 822-6419
Offers online therapy
  • Obsessive-Compulsive (OCD)
  • Anxiety
  • Child
  • ADHD
  • Addiction
  • Alcohol Use
  • Anger Management
  • Behavioral Issues
  • Coping Skills
  • Depression
  • Drug Abuse
  • Eating Disorders
  • Education and Learning Disabilities
  • Emotional Disturbance
  • Family Conflict
  • Hoarding Disorder, Panic Disorder, Social Anxiety
  • Life Coaching
  • Men's Issues
  • Oppositional Defiance (ODD)
  • Parenting
  • Peer Relationships
  • Relationship Issues
  • School Issues
  • Self Esteem
  • Self-Harming
  • Sexual Addiction
  • Testing and Evaluation
  • Trauma and PTSD
Mental Health
  • Impulse Control Disorders
  • Mood Disorders

Client Focus

  • Elders (65+)
  • Adults
  • Teen
  • Preteen
  • Children (6 to 10)
  • Toddler

Programs and Services

Treatment Programs
  • Depression
  • Eating Disorder
Out / Inpatient
  • Intensive Outpatient Program

Treatment Approach

Types of Therapy
  • Acceptance and Commitment (ACT)
  • Clinical Supervision and Licensed Supervisors
  • Cognitive Behavioral (CBT)
  • Exposure Response Prevention (ERP)
  • Family / Marital
  • Habit Reversal Training (HRT)
  • Motivational Interviewing
  • Prolonged Exposure Therapy
  • Strength-Based
  • Trauma Focused
  • Individuals
  • Family
  • Group


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Last Modified: 22 Sep 2021
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