I’m a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist practicing in Vancouver Washington and online. I identify as a Fat, Queer, Black Woman. I provide therapy and supervision with an Intersectional-Feminist perspective. Additionally I am Sex and Body Positive and support healthy relationships in all their forms.
All Relationship styles are welcome.
I provide individual, family, and couples therapy to kids, teens and adults who identify as LGBTQIA+, Gender Diverse, all body sizes, types and abilities, especially folx in a bigger body or folx who identify as a Black or Indigenous Person of Color (BIPOC).
I’m trained in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Dialectical Behavioral, Solution Focused Therapy and EMDR. I tend to utilize tools from a variety of modalities to support you in making improvements in your life.
Therapy can be difficult at times, but when it comes to making life changes they’re never easy. Together we’ll develop goals and work towards them. I never presume to know what you’re going through, but I will pledge to help you see a new perspective.
Sara identifies as a Korean-American adoptee who works primarily with children, especially teens, survivors of trauma, LGBTQIA+ individuals, and those who have also been adopted. She graduated with a masters degree in counseling psychology from Lewis and Clark College in 2015 with a concentration in the treatment of children and adolescents, but has years of experience in the mental health field serving those in residential, outpatient, and domestic violence agency settings. Therapy should be a collaborative process and she strives to help clients reclaim their strengths and find greater satisfaction in their lives. She currently works in a group private practice in North Portland and offers individual and family counseling.
MA Counseling Psychology, QMHP, Registered Intern
I identify as a Black/Native multicultural individual and am an enrolled member of the Umatilla Indian Reservation here in Oregon. I have experience working with Native populations through traditional cultural practices living on the reservation as well as providing therapy at the Native American Rehabilitation Association (NARA). Before obtaining my master's in Counseling Psychology, I gained over 10 years of experience working within the realms of social justice, student leadership, and diversity development. After graduating, I gained additional training in DBT (couples and individual), interpersonal neurobiology, trauma-informed practices, relationship therapy, and therapy targeting Native populations.
LCSW, ACSW, DCC
I have provided clinical service in residential, outpatient, partial hospitalization for adolescents and children, in-home services and private practice. I have served on several social service agency boards and have consulted with schools, hospitals, outpatient service agencies and individual clinicians. I have also presented workshops on cultural diversity and the clinical implications, and the clinical presence in the recovery community. I am currently on a variety of insurance, state and Employee Assistance Program panels. I have extensive experience with adolescents and adults. I work with a variety of clinical issues including; depression, anxiety, parenting, trauma, recovery, adoption issues, adjustment issues ,and cultural identity issues. I am licensed in 3 states and provide online therapy in the state of Missouri, North Carolina and Oregon I have practiced social work in different areas of the country and in different clinical settings. My clinical approach is to provide what the client needs based on various theoretical approaches.
Christopher is a Social Worker with experience in juvenile justice. He began his career working in residential care, and also has experience working in outpatient and correctional facilities. Christopher now works in schools specializing in social emotional support for teens. He is also the creator of the Hip Hop Social Worker podcast, and hopes to give a different perspective on how social workers are perceived in society. See links to his episodes on our Media page.
Founder, LPC, CADCI, NCC
Andrea is a licensed professional counselor who specializes in the treatment of individuals who suffer from emotional disconnection, addiction and mental health concerns. She earned her bachelor's degree at the University of Oregon and graduated from Lewis and Clark College with a Masters in Counseling Psychology with an emphasis in Addiction Studies in 2014. Andrea has worked as a dual diagnosis therapist since 2014, helping individuals find healing, hope and passion. In 2017, she began working as a faculty member at Lewis & Clark Graduate School of Education & Counseling, supervising students at LC Community Counseling Center. She remains dedicated to her private practice, Uniquely You Counseling, where she provides support to clients of color, who want a therapist who looks like them, sounds like them and can relate to them from a individual and contextual framework.