Deborah Orandon, MS, NCC, LMT

Mental Health Counselor (OR registered)

Location: 7409 SW Capitol Hwy #207, Portland 97219
Anxiety, Panic, PtsdHigh Sensitivity Issues
Depression, MoodCreatives, Artists, Athletes
Re-Claiming Self, Life ChangeTeens, Adults, Groups
Body-Centered PsychotherapyTailored Solution-Focus Tools

Your challenges/strengths/circumstances are unique. Drawing upon a wide array of techniques I tailor an approach to match your singular & evolving needs as you heal & move forward. Inviting your inner experience to lead we create a framework to support your goals.

Garrett Baldwin, MA, LPCi, MFT

Pre-Licensed Professional Counselor

Location: 10490 SW Eastridge St., #110F, Portland 97225
Couples CounselingCommunication Difficulties
AnxietyDepression
Internet AddictionAbuse/Trauma
LonelinessAffairs

Counseling offers two main things. A helping relationship and hope. It's hard to be hopeful when you feel alone in your experiences. I work to ensure that you are heard and understood so that we might work alongside each other in healing and meeting your goals.

Katje Wagner, PhD, LPC

Holistic Psychotherapist, Licensed Professional Counselor

Location: 1942 NW Kearney St, Suite 23, Portland 97209
Physical health symptomsCareer & life direction
TraumaBody image
Emotional eatingDepression & Anxiety
Relationships & SexualityCreative Expression

I create a safe and authentic environment where clients feel free to explore difficult feelings, traumatic experiences, and also life dreams. Taking a holistic approach, I will help you discover your unique pathways toward healing, growth, and a deeply fulfilling life.

Susan Kelsay, MA

Individual and Couples Therapist

Location: 809 N Russell St, #202, Portland 97227
Couples CounselingGrief And Loss
Relationship IssuesIndividual Counseling
ParentingLife Transitions
Depression And AnxietyFamily Therapy

I believe that everyone has unique strengths and the capacity for living a meaningful, joyful life. I strive to provide a warm, empathetic environment in order to give to you a safe, comfortable place to grow. I work with individuals, couples and families.

Portia E. Jones, MA, LMHCA

Licensed Mental Health Counselor Associate

Location Near Therapist: Portland, OR
Eating DisordersTeens & Adolescents
Couples TherapyMarriage & Premarital Therapy
Anxiety & DepressionTrauma & PTSD
Military IssuesLife Coaching

Life's journey can be challenging, but it doesn't have to be lonely. It's my desire to walk alongside you to offer the support & encouragement you need to transform your life. I provide a safe place where hope is restored, change is possible & direction is found.

Barry McVay, M.A. - LPC - State of Oregon

Licensed Professional Counselor

Location: Location of Therapist: Portland, OR, 97239
Sex & Pornography AddictionTrust And Intimacy Issues
Anger, Anxiety & DepressionUnhealthy Relational Patterns
Childhood IssuesIntensive Couples Therapy
Co-dependencyInfidelity

COMPASSIONATE, RESULTS-ORIENTED, AFFORDABLE - From a position of trust, empathy, and understanding - I work with respect, enthusiasm, and deep life experience - Let's work together to allow you to re-author your life in pursuit of the gifts that await you!

Vanieca Kraus, LMFT

Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist

Location: 2225 NE Martin Luther King Blvd., Suite 203, Portland 97212
Couples CounselingPremarital & Pre-Commitment
Family CounselingAdolescents
Behavioral ProblemsSexual Behavior Problems
DepressionAnxiety

I admire how hard my clients work to overcome challenges and find healing and restoration in their relationships. I know that coming to counseling and working on problems is difficult and feels vulnerable. It is an honor for me to be a part of your journey. ~ Vanieca

Leanne Reed, MA, CADCI

Professional Counselor

Location: 7972 SE 13th Ave., Ste 103, Portland 97202
DepressionAnxiety
Life TransitionsTrauma
Substance AbuseLGBTq Concerns
Relationship IssuesCareer Direction

I provide a safe, non-judgmental environment in which you can find the growth and change you seek. My focus is on helping you uncover and clarify inner values that provide direction. My clients often find a sense of self-acceptance/compassion in their work with me.

Julia McCoy, MS, MFT

Marriage and Family Therapist

Location: 6745 SW Hampton St., Portland 97223
Couplesdivorce
familiesparenting
Domestic Abusepregnancy
individualsdepression/anxiety

I offer counseling services and therapy in SW Portland, Oregon for individuals, couples, and families in a way that is emotionally focused and solution oriented.

Jeffrey Post-Holmberg, MA

Individual, Couples, Family Therapist

Location: 2080 NW Everett, St. Suite 202, Portland 97209
Couples TherapyTrauma Therapy
Family TherapyCouples In Grief And Loss
Men Making Difficult DecisionsEMDR
Emotionally-Focused TherapyWalk And Talk Therapy

At Two Rivers Counseling, I offer professional therapeutic services for four different populations: 1) Couples in grief and loss 2) Families experiencing difficulties 3) Individuals suffering from traumatic experiences 4) Men of all ages making tough decisions


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City of Portland
Oregon State Board of Examiners of Professional Counselors

Counseling Portland Oregon

Therapist Lake Oswego, Aloha, Beaverton, Hillsboro, Gresham, Tualatin, Vancouver

Mount Hood is a famous mountain in the Northwest part of the United States and it shows up in many of the scenic photographs and portraits of Portland Oregon. With Mt Hood's proximity to the city, its residents can go skiing pretty much anytime of the year as the elevation is such the glacier keeps snow all year. Mount Hood is just one of the mountain peaks in the greater city area and there is ample opportunity for climbing, hiking, kayaking, fishing, and hunting.1 The breathtaking Columbia River is nearby, and usually one can find any number of recreational watercraft with families and children enjoying the outdoors. The mild coastal weather is a real plus for wildlife in the region and the deer and elk populations do very well year round. As a result, hunters find excellent access to quality animals although it is a well kept secret that coastal Oregon is excellent for big game hunting.

Mental Health in Portland

Approximately 137,000 Oregonians live with a serious mental illness, a large percentage of which live in the Portland area. Access to quality, affordable mental health care can be hard to come by for these individuals. Only about 43 percent of those in need of behavioral health care actually get it. Although that rate is higher than many areas, it is still not enough. As a result, many children and adults who have a mental illness are incarcerated in area jails and prisons.2

The Portland Rescue Mission seeks to help the city's homeless population overcome the life problems that contributed to their homelessness. The mission provides food, clothing and shelter, mail service, restrooms and referral services. Additionally, the mission offers spiritual guidance, life skills training, and addiction recovery services to help consumers get back on the path to wellness. For those who are well and ready to re-enter the community, the mission provides housing, employment services and after-care to ensure they stay off the streets. Further information is available by calling 503-647-7466.3

Current Education

Those interested in serving their community as a social worker can complete their studies in the School of Social Work at Portland State University. With bachelor's, master's and doctoral degrees available, there is an option for just about anyone. The master's program is accredited by the Council on Social Work Education. Additionally, Portland State's master's program is recognized by US News and World Reports as one of the best programs in the nation. Graduates of the program are prepared to work with varying groups on a wide variety of issues. For more information about the program, call 503-725-4712.4


References

1. United States Forest Service. (2014). Mt. Hood National Forest Recreation. Retrieved from http://www.fs.usda.gov/recmain/mthood/recreation.
2. National Alliance on Mental Illness. (2010). State Advocacy 2010. Retrieved from http://www.nami.org/ContentManagement/ContentDisplay.cfm?ContentFileID=93516.
3. Portland Rescue Mission. (2014). What We Do. Retrieved from http://www.portlandrescuemission.org/what-we-do/overview/.
4. Portland State University. (2014). Master of Social Work. Retrieved from http://www.pdx.edu/ssw/master-of-social-work.