Counseling Services

Our  professional counselors provide compassionate and culturally sensitive care for individuals, couples and families seeking improved emotional health.

Why Choose Counseling?

Consider counseling for:

  • Personal exploration and growth
  • Treatment for depression, bipolar and anxiety
  • Trauma and PTSD
  • Managing stress
  • Navigating life transitions
  • Relationship concerns
  • Grief and loss

Meet the Providers

Mitch Bacon, M.A., MFT

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For the past 10 years, Mitch has been working with children, adolescents, adults, couples, and families in a number of different therapeutic settings. Mitch specializes in:

    • Anxiety, stress, depression, relationship difficulty
    • Men struggling with emotional expression
    • Masculinity issues
    • Couple/Family Therapy
    • New parents and parents to be
    • Mindfulness in self-exploration and life transition
    • Ecopsychology and horticultural therapy techniques

Learn More: GroundPDX.com

Eric Dillio

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Eric encourages balance, and he strives for balance in his practice. With that said, he will combine well-researched and highly effective contemporary approaches such as Cognitive Behavioral Therapy along with age-old, irreplaceable therapeutic nurturing that comes from experiences with the natural environment. Eric welcomes working with individuals (age 15 and up) as well as with couples. He can help with a wide variety of issues including:

      • anxiety
      • depression
      • trauma/PTSD
      • bipolar disorder
      • adjustment disorders
      • relationship troubles
      • men’s issues
      • parenting
      • self-esteem
      • career counseling
      • panic/phobia
      • aging concerns

Dr. Thomas J. Doherty

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Dr. Thomas Doherty is a licensed, doctoral-trained psychologist with over 20 years of experience. He works with high functioning adults, couples and adult families who are negotiating life changes, family or career issues, health problems, or issues with anxiety and depression.

      • Individual Psychology and Counseling
      • Couples Therapy, including Premarital and Post-Divorce Counseling
      • Adult Family Therapy
      • Organizational Consulting and Public Speaking
      • Supervision of Counseling, Psychotherapy and Psychology Interns and Residents

Learn more about Dr. Doherty at www.SelfSustain.com.

Keely Helmick, LPC

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Keely is a Licensed Professional Counselor in the state of Oregon with a  Masters in Counseling Psychology Degree from Lewis and Clark College.  She is also a certified drug and alcohol counselor.  Her education in counseling psychology includes trauma work, addiction and disordered eating.
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      • prenatal and postpartum trauma processing
      • prenatal and postpartum couples work
      • mood disorders
      • sexual trauma
      • couple sexual issues
      • communication and relationship issues
      • preparing relationship for baby
      • individual exploration of identity, including sexual identity
      • substance addiction- individual and couples

Alexandra Leichter, MSW, LCSW

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Alexandra is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker who specializes in relationship therapy. She works with both couples and individuals who want to focus on issues around relationships whether that is couples counseling, individuals who are having a difficult time in their relationships, premarital counseling  or divorce counseling.  She is a PREPARE/ENRICH Marital and Pre-Marital Facilitator and is in the process of completing Gottman Couples Therapy training.

To schedule an appointment call Alexandra at (503) 327-3945. Want to learn more? Visit www.pdxrelationshiptherapy.com

Chrissy Zimmerman, LPC

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Chrissy Zimmerman is a Licensed Professional Counselor, an Art Therapist and a Certified Alcohol & Drug Counselor offering group, individual, family and couples counseling to adults, children and adolescents.

Chrissy specializes in:

      • Attachment and Development
      • Family Therapy
      • Addiction
      • Communication and Interpersonal Skills
      • Relationship and Couples Counseling
      • Trauma Work
      • Pregnancy, Birth and Postpartum
      • Anger Management
      • Grief and Loss
      • Depression
      • Anxiety and Stress Management
      • Sexuality and Sexual Concerns
      • LGBT Issues
      • Parenting
      • ADHD and ADD (adult and child)
      • Divorce and Family Conflict
      • Behavioral Concerns

Learn more: ChrissyZimmerman.com