Find a Therapist in Portland, OR

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Douglas Johns, LCSW

Douglas Johns, LCSW

Verified Credentials

Marriage & Family Therapy

Age groups I work with: Adults

"First and foremost I listen. Collaborative Couple Therapy is a process of continuous deep listening by the therapist. I want to understand as deeply as I..." read more

Portland, OR 97209

Douglas Johns, LCSW Phone Number: 1-800-651-8085 ext. 20542

Jason Thelen, MS, NCC

Jason Thelen, MS, NCC

Verified Credentials

Mental Health Counseling

Age groups I work with: Teens, Adults

"Is anger getting in the way of relationships? Are you suffering from diminished health or sleeplessness? Are your finances out of control? Is a loved one e..." read more

Portland, OR 97209

Jason Thelen, MS, NCC Phone Number: 1-800-651-8085 ext. 09524

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Paul M Rakoczy, LCSW, CADC III

Paul M Rakoczy, LCSW, CADC III

Verified Credentials

Psychotherapy, Clinical Social Work, Counseling

Age groups I work with: Teens, Adults, Elders

"I am of the existential/humanistic perspective of psychotherapy. My style of therapy is client centered, relationally based and humanistic. Therapy with me..." read more

Portland, OR 97212

Paul M Rakoczy, LCSW, CADC III Phone Number: 1-800-651-8085 ext. 09507

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Laura Martin, LCSW

Laura Martin, LCSW

Verified Credentials

Clinical Social Work, Counseling

Age groups I work with: Adults, Elders

"Some of the foundations of my approach to therapy are: There is more right with us than there is wrong with us. We are already whole and completely interc..." read more

Portland, OR 97205

Laura Martin, LCSW Phone Number: 1-800-651-8085 ext. 17049

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Bonnie Lambert LPC CADC I

Bonnie Lambert LPC CADC I

Verified Credentials

Counseling Psychology, Other

Age groups I work with: Adults, Elders

"I value holistic therapy where you are the leader. You choose to come to therapy and why to stay. In that light, my experience has taught me that a balance..." read more

Portland, OR 97286

Bonnie Lambert LPC CADC I Phone Number: 1-800-651-8085 ext. 20786

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Jessi Dey M.S.

Jessi Dey M.S.

Verified Credentials

Psychotherapy, Counseling

Age groups I work with: Teens, Adults

"I believe that we all have the capacity for personal growth and fulfillment. I became a therapist primarily because I have always had a strong desire to co..." read more

Portland, OR 97211

Jessi Dey M.S. Phone Number: 1-800-651-8085 ext. 11242

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Teri F. Sprouse

Teri F. Sprouse

Verified Credentials

Clinical Social Work, Mental Health Counseling

Age groups I work with: Adults

"As a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and Wholistic Nutritionist, I believe vibrant health comes from addressing all the issues which impact a person's life..." read more

Portland, OR 97213

Teri F. Sprouse Phone Number: 1-800-651-8085 ext. 20895

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Ronda Gallawa M. A.

Ronda Gallawa M. A.

Verified Credentials

Counseling Psychology

Age groups I work with: Adults, Elders

"I use a solution focused model of therapy that focuses on the client's inherent skills and strengths. I am compassionate, direct, and empathetic. The bigg..." read more

Portland, OR 97202

Ronda Gallawa M. A. Phone Number: 1-800-651-8085 ext. 19518

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Lacy Cooper, MS, LPC

Lacy Cooper, MS, LPC

Verified Credentials

Counseling, Coaching

Age groups I work with: Teens, Adults, Elders

"I believe that everyone wants to lead a life of value and fulfillment though sometimes past experiences lead to fear, self-doubt, frustration, lack of trus..." read more

Portland, OR 97202

Lacy Cooper, MS, LPC Phone Number: 1-800-651-8085 ext. 18600

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Bren Boseman, LPC and Art Therapist

Bren Boseman, LPC and Art Therapist

Verified Credentials

Counseling

Age groups I work with: Adults, Elders

"I use the relationship, transference, and counter transference, in my approach. My work focuses on the client's "inherent goodness" and compassion for self..." read more

Portland, OR 97212

Bren Boseman, LPC and Art Therapist Phone Number: 1-800-651-8085 ext. 14083

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The beautiful city of Portland is located in Multnomah County and is divided by the Willamette River. Views from the city display majestic Mount Hood to the southeast and Mount Saint Helens to the north. The city is home to over 593,0001 full-time residents, and the region boasts many schools of higher education and several high-tech companies, including Intel. Among the colleges located in the Portland area are Oregon Health & Science University, Reed College, Lewis & Clark College, and the National College of Natural Medicine. Known for its liberal views, coffee, and microbreweries, the city attracts visitors who enjoy the burgeoning restaurant and entertainment scenes.Located within driving distance of the ocean and the mountains, Portland is a playground for outdoor enthusiasts.

 

Mental Health Statistics
The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration reported that 20.7% of Portland-area adults used illicit drugs between 2005 and 2010, and nearly 8% of adults in the region reported using prescription pain pills for nonmedical purposes. Substance abuse issues were reported by 11.2% of adults and depression in 7.1% of adults2. According to the city’s Behavioral Health Unit, 202 area residents took their own lives between April of 2011 and June 2013. This represents a rate of nearly 35 people per 100,000 and an average of more than seven suicides in the area every month3.

 

Multnomah County Focuses on Families, Children and Addiction
Addiction rates in the Portland area are higher than state and national averages. In an effort to combat this epidemic, Multnomah County has focused attention on mental health and addiction for all area residents. They strive to retain culturally sensitive and competent modes of care that are accessible to all of those with mental healthcare needs. By integrating community resources, outpatient providers, inpatient care, crisis care, and transitional housing, the Multnomah County Mental Health and Addiction Services (MHASD) aims to reach all residents in need.

 

Their addiction program addresses all types of addiction, including drug, alcohol, and gambling addiction for teens, young adults, and adults. In addition, the Early Assessment and Support Alliance (EASA) works with young people to identify those at risk for psychosis. This early intervention service focuses on awareness so that treatment can be provided when the first symptoms appear. The support arm of EASA empowers, educates, and encourages clients. The success of the program is evident and a large percentage of enrolled clients are able to find employment as a result.

 

MHASD operates a system of care for children, families, and adults in need. Each branch of this system provides unique resources tailored to address the concerns of those it targets. Through counseling, addiction services, community outreach, respite care, inpatient psychiatric care, parenting classes, vocational assistance, violence prevention, and other programs, these systems of care work together to ensure that mental health concerns are identified, addressed,and treated. MHASD also helps uninsured individuals access resources through Cover Oregon, a statewide insurance program for qualified recipients4.

 

1 Dotterrer, S., Kirshnan, U. (2011). 2010 Census Briefing for Planning and Sustainability Commission. Retrieved from http://www.portlandoregon.gov/bps/article/353502

2 SAMHSA, Center for Behavioral Health Statistics and Quality. (2012). National Survey on Drug Use and Health:Substance Use and Mental Disorders in the Portland-Vancouver-HillsboroMSA. Retrieved from http://www.samhsa.gov/data/NSDUHMetroBriefReports/NSDUH-Metro-Portland.pdf

3 Silva, Frank. (2013). Behavioral Health Unit: An Analysis of Completed Suicides, April 2011-June 2013. Retrieved from https://www.portlandoregon.gov/police/article/465339

4 Multnomah County, Oregon. (2013). Mental Health Services. Retrieved from http://web.multco.us/mhas/mental-health-services