Couples Counseling

Communication Skills One question asked quite a bit by prospective clients is “Do you offer couples counseling?” The short answer is no. The longer answer is that we have can help you find one and, in the interim, work with you individually to develop better listening and communication skills that will be helpful across your relationships. Various therapeutic modalities can be helpful for couples. Personally, I am a big fan…

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National Professional Wellness Month

Welcome to halfway through June! This month is National Professional Wellness month. As a trauma-informed company, part of what we uphold for each other and what we offer to the community is support around mental health. As we know, wellness isn’t only physical health, but emotional, spiritual, and social as well. This is particularly the case for those in the helping professions. For social workers, counselors, teachers, and law enforcement…

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Nature Therapy

Oregon is home to scenic coastline, high desert, triumphant mountains, lush forests, joyful waterfalls, and more shades of green than one previously thought possible. The state itself is almost half forest (48 percent, according to oregon.gov). While many Oregonians enjoy the state’s beauty year round with snowshoeing, skiing, tubing, and other activities, I wait with baited breath for that first good stretch of spring.  Then it’s time to get outside.…

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