Practice Description: I am a Licensed Profesional Counselor and Art Therapist in Portland, Oregon. I provide art therapy and counseling, focusing on individual and family counseling for adolescents and adults.
I employ an eclectic therapeutic approach that includes but is not limited to: expressive art therapy (including art, play, and narrative therapies); grief, loss and trauma work; collaborative problem solving; and cognitive behavioral therapies. Each approach is a strength-based and culturally competent model.
I have training and experience in various evidence based practices, including cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), collaborative problem solving (CPS), and trauma focused cognitive behavioral therapy (TF-CBT).
-Mood Diagnosis- Depression, Anxiety, and Bipolar Disorder
-Victims of Physical, Emotional, and Sexual Trauma
-Victims of Domestic Violence
-Self-harm and Borderline Tendencies
-Maladaptive Behaviors (i.e. eating disorder, self-harm, and substance abuse tendencies)
-Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
-Grief and Loss
Age Specialties: Adolescents and Adults
Session Format: 50 to 90 minute sessions, individual, couple or family
My goal is to follow and meet your needs regarding your counseling needs so I employ not only art therapy but also "talk therapy". My training in art therapy/counseling allows me to apply art therapy as an adjunct treatment in an effort to supplement your counseling experience.
Years In Practice: 4
Office Hours: Monday evenings, Friday, Saturday, Sunday
Fee: $100 for 50 minutes, $130 for 90 minutes. Sliding scale available based on family income listed on my website.
Accepted Insurance Plan(s): I accept insurance and I suggest that clients contact their insurance agents to inquire about coverage.
LPC- Licensed Professional Counselor
LPC #C2808, Oregon
MA Art Therapy Counseling, Southwestern College, 2008
Grief, Loss & Trauma Certificate Program, Southwestern College, 2008
ATR- Registered Art Therapist
Professional Association(s): N/A
NW Art Therapy