Marika van Adelsberg MA, MFT

Marika van Adelsberg MA, MFT

Professions: Counseling, Marriage & Family Therapy, Psychotherapy
License Status: I'm a therapist practicing under supervision
Primary Credential: Marriage and Family Therapist Registered Intern - R3411
Verified Credentials
1-800-651-8085 ext. 20664
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Office 1
12511 SW 68th Avenue
Suite 100
Portland, Oregon 97239 - United States
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Office 2
3490 NW Raleigh Street
Portland, Oregon 97210 - United States
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We all have the tendency to internalize painful life events. This can lead us to have feelings of anxiety, guilt, frustration, or shame. These painful feelings often cloud our view of our life, our relationships, and our future?greatly limiting our natural resilience and ability to handle life?s stresses.

The truth is, you are not alone. Through compassionate counseling, I help clients explore these roadblocks to free themselves from internal and external constraints so they may access their inner wisdom and live an authentic, rich, and peaceful life. My intention as a therapist is to provide support and guidance in a nurturing, safe environment with the process arising directly out of the client?s needs and unique life experiences.

My approach is Integrative. Focusing on the body-mind-spirit relationship, it recognizes the importance of spirituality to human existence, acknowledges and utilizes the power of both mind and body, and reaches beyond self and symptoms to connect individuals to a larger sense of themselves and to their communities.

I offer individuals, couples, and families compassionate counseling integrating:

Integrative Body Psychotherapy (IBP)
Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR)
Emotion Focused Therapy (EFT)
Creative Process Work

Email or Call Marika van Adelsberg MA, MFT at 1-800-651-8085 ext. 20664

More Info About My Practice

Initial consultation (1 hour) fee is $75. Individual sessions are 60 minutes and the fee is $75. Individual 90 minute sessions are $125. Couples therapy sessions are 60 minutes and the fee is $100. Couples therapy 90 minute sessions are $125.

Specific Issue(s) I'm Skilled at Helping With

- Anxiety
- Depression
- Trauma
- Coping skills
- Family and relationship issues
- Emotional disturbances
- Self esteem
- Adoption

My Role as a Therapist

In my role as a therapist, I strive to create a strong therapeutic bond with my clients, combined within a safe and supportive environment to empower growth and affect change.

Services I Provide

  • Family Therapy
  • Individual Therapy & Counseling
  • Marriage, Couples, or Relationship Counseling

Ages I Work With

  • Teens
  • Adults


  • English

Client Concerns Within Your Scope of Practice

  • Abandonment
  • Abuse / Abuse Survivor Issues
  • Adjusting to Change / Life Transitions
  • Aging and Geriatric Issues
  • Anger
  • Anxiety
  • Attachment Issues
  • Body Image
  • Bullying
  • Child and/or Adolescent Issues
  • Codependency / Dependency
  • Control Issues
  • Creative Blocks
  • Depression
  • Dissociation
  • Divorce / Divorce Adjustment
  • Eating and Food Issues
  • Emotional Abuse
  • Family of Origin Issues
  • Family Problems
  • Fear
  • Forgiveness
  • Grief, Loss, and Bereavement
  • Identity Issues
  • Individuation
  • Infidelity / Affair Recovery
  • Irritability
  • Isolation
  • Jealousy
  • Life Purpose / Meaning / Inner-Guidance
  • Midlife Crisis / Midlife Transition
  • Mood Swings / Mood Disturbance
  • Oppositional and Defiant Behavior in Children and Teen
  • Perfectionism
  • Pre-Marital Counseling
  • Rejection
  • Relationships and Marriage
  • Self-Actualization
  • Self-Care
  • Self-Compassion
  • Self-Confidence
  • Self-Criticism
  • Self-Doubt
  • Self-Esteem
  • Self-Harm
  • Self-Love
  • Sensitivity to Criticism
  • Sexual Assault / Abuse
  • Shame
  • Social Anxiety / Phobia
  • Stress
  • Suicidal Ideation and Behavior
  • Trust Issues
  • Values Clarification
  • Workplace Issues
  • Worthlessness
  • Young Adult Issues

Types of Therapy

  • Breathwork
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy /REBT
  • Emotion Focused Couples Therapy
  • Emotion Focused Therapy
  • Family Attachment Narrative Therapy
  • Family Systems Therapy
  • Gestalt Therapy
  • Gottman Method
  • Integration of different therapy models
  • Integrative Body Psychotherapy
  • Internal Family Systems
  • Interpersonal Psychotherapy
  • Psychodynamic
  • Somatic Psychotherapy
  • Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

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