Portland Therapy Blog

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

Love Lessons: A Guide to Dating Someone Who is Codependent

Posted:   October 25, 2014 by Jeff Guenther, LPC

[VIDEO] Try out these four tips for dealing with your codependent better half.

How Your Adolescent Experiences Can Help Your Teen

Posted:   October 23, 2014 by Yshai Boussi

Here are some do’s and dont's to consider when you decide to talk about your childhood experiences with your teen.

How Children can Recover from Trauma

Posted:   October 18, 2014 by Restore Therapy + Psychiatry

Today on Mental Help Desk we’ll take a look at the child’s brain after going through a traumatic experience and the potential for recovery from Post Traumatic Stress Disorder.

The Age of Distraction

Posted:   October 10, 2014 by Kerry Ogden, MA, LPC

I have a conflicted relationship with technology. It creates community and dispenses information like never before. The problem is that human beings are wired to see the bright and shiny - making the medium that brings us most together, the one that potentially pulls us apart.

Why DON’T we do the things we know are GOOD for us?

Posted:   October 01, 2014 by Nani Waddoups, LPC, NCC

Why DON’T we do the things we know are GOOD for us? You know what I’m talking about, right? Things like eating whole foods and less sugar, exercising or saving money.