Thanks for stopping by! I have openings for group counseling clients only at this time. For those seeking individual or relationship counseling, please check out the practitioner directories on my resources page for identifying other practitioner options.

Modalities & Practitioner Directories

American Group Psychotherapy Association
A multidisciplinary organization dedicated to advancing knowledge, research, and training in group psychotherapy.

Accelerated Experiential Dynamic Psychotherapy (AEDP) Institute
Offering training, supervision, workshops, and resources for advancing the practice and growth of AEDP; drawing from attachment theory, affective neuroscience, body-focused approaches, and transformational studies.

Psychobiological Approach to Couples Therapy (PACT)
Stan Tatkin’s integration of attachment theory, developmental neuroscience, and arousal regulation in working with couples.  

Somatic Experiencing International
Dedicated to resolving trauma through professional training and public education in Somatic Experiencing, as developed by Peter A. Levine.

The Hakomi Institute
Extensive information about Hakomi, a calendar of workshops and trainings, an online professional journal, and many other resources.

The Breathe Network
Connecting survivors of sexual violence with sliding-scale, trauma-informed, holistic healing arts practitioners.

Portland Therapy Center
A general directory of Portland-area mental health professionals with advanced search features.

Handouts

Basic NVC Model | Feelings and Needs Lists | Feelings vs. Interpretations
Based on the work of Marshall B. Rosenberg and The Center for Nonviolent Communication.

Pursue : Distance | Dominate : Submit
Common couples interaction cycles, based on the work of Leslie S. Greenberg and Rhonda N. Goldman.

Getting the Most Out of an Interpersonal Process Group 
How to get the most out of the often-confusing experience of joining an unstructured interpersonal process group.

Processes that Foster Secure Attachment in Group Psychotherapy 
Based on the work of Cheri L. Marmarosh, Rayna D. Markin, and Eric B. Spiegel.

Online Study

Stress Less Guide
Audio series by Somatic Experiencing practitioner Anthony Twig Wheeler with practical suggestions for managing the stress response. These recordings were produced for local radio in north-central Washington during the Carlton Complex Wildfire.  

Wise Heart – English | Español
Local and online workshops for individuals and couples seeking practical communication, dialogue, and relationship skills, taught by LaShelle Lowe-Chardé.  

The Seven Challenges Workbook – English | Español
An impressive exploration of cooperative communication skills, completed by Dennis Rivers.

Interviews

Interviews I’ve conducted with with other practitioners on traumatic stress, couples, group work, and spirituality can be found here.  Los que han sido traducidos al español se pueden encontrar aquí.

Other Resources

Harm Reduction Guide to Coming Off Psychiatric Drugs: Print | Audio | Español
A balanced presentation of options associated with coming off (or staying on) psychiatric drugs.  Written by Will Hall and published by the Icarus Project and The Freedom Center.

Tri-County Resource List | MCHD Community Resource List
Resources and services in Multnomah, Clackamas, and Washington County for a wide range of needs.