Portland Therapy Blog

Local experts share the latest information and resources on all things mental health.

Responding after your child self-harms: 6 steps for parents

Posted:   January 10, 2018 by Restore Therapy + Psychiatry

No parent is prepared to learn their child is self-harming. Guilt, anger and worry are common feelings for parents after self-harm has been discovered. Knowing how to respond, rather than react, to your child will be important to your relationship and your child’s healing process.

Here Come the Holidays

Posted:   November 16, 2017 by C.J. Sanders

As the holidays quickly approach and we are busy making our shopping lists and turkey timetables, I thought it might also be helpful to take a minute to remind ourselves of some healthy practices for our emotional well-being.

The Differences Between Hypnosis and Therapy

Posted:   November 02, 2017 by James Harrison

What is so different about hypnosis?

Racism and Mental Health Therapy

Posted:   October 18, 2017 by Danette Gillespie-Otto

Racism is a pervasive, inescapable reality for us, as people of color. American society was founded on oppression, which continues to this day. It is woven into all of the social structures of America, including government, healthcare, education, employment, media and other structures.