Frequently Asked Questions
What is the cost?
Individual therapy session: $125.
Couples’ therapy session: $150.
Where is your office located?
In the heart of the Division/Clinton neighborhood, 3050 SE Division, Suite 260, Portland, OR (In the ‘D Street’ building.)
Do you offer a free initial consultation?
Yes, I offer a free 15 minute consultation when I have time available in my schedule. I always offer free consultation through email and over the phone.
How do I schedule an appointment?
Email is the best way to contact me for a quick turnaround, I can usually respond within a few hours.
My email address is firstname.lastname@example.org
I return all phone messages by the next business day. My phone # is (503) 757-6259. This is a confidential voice-mail. Although mainly a message line, if you catch me at the right time I’ll pick up. I will ask you about your decision to seek counseling and we can work out a time to meet.
Our meeting time is time that I have set aside especially for you. For appointments scheduled in the next week, please give at least 48 hours notice if you need to reschedule. For appointments scheduled two weeks or more into the future, please give at least a week’s notice to reschedule. My policy is to bill for missed sessions when I don’t receive this notice.
What is your schedule?
Mon: 2pm-8pm Tues: 10am-3pm Weds: 10am-3pm Thurs: 3pm-8pm Fri: Noon-3pm
Do you work with insurance?
I’m out-of-network with insurance. Most insurance plans have coverage for out-of-network psychologists, please check with your insurer. As a licensed psychologist I’m happy to provide a receipt with appropriate billing and diagnostic codes that you can submit for reimbursement.
Did you write the articles on this website?
Yes. Thanks to the clients and others who have read them and given their feedback. I hope you find them helpful.
What are your credentials?
I’m a licensed psychologist practicing in Portland, OR. My clinical psychology doctorate (Psy.D.) is from Pacific University. I have worked as a counselor for over 10 years; in full time private practice since 2008.
I’ve worked with adults of all ages at organizations approved by the American Psychological Association (APA): Portland State University, Central Washington University, Lifeworks NW (Beaverton), Pacific University’s Psychological Service Center (Downtown Portland), and Pacific University’s Counseling Center (Forest Grove).
Being a therapist is a great job! I enjoy bringing my energy, vitality, and sense of ground into the work I do.
Phone: (503) 757-6259
3050 SE Division, Suite 260, Portland, OR (In the ‘D Street’ building.)