Michael Viola

Qualified Mental Health Professional

If you are called to Transpersonal, Jungian, Holistic, Archetypal, Narrative, or Humanistic Psychology, Shamanism, Western Herbalism, and vibrational remedies like flower essences and crystals, then my work is for you. Together we'll work to liberate our creative Selves.


  • Individual Therapy
  • Group Therapy
  • Individual Therapy
  • Group Therapy

My Approach

As a shamanic coach, herbalist, and trained counselor I have learned how complimentary these disciplines are as healing interventions. I connect empathically with clients and feel my way to the right approach. I use my deep intuition and sharpened intellect to decipher the clearest and most direct path for achieving goals. Structurally, we'll look at our Male and Female imprints in order to illuminate, work through, and own our totality. Then, we can unite these polarities and become the inspired creators we are meant to be. I have a no-nonsense, optimistic, and strategic approach to moving through this. I rely on coaching/advising, dream analysis, journeying (guided meditations), aroma therapy, energetic cleansing, ceremony, altar building, and vibrational remedies made from flowers, gems, and minerals. With these tools we can create new pathways through old problems.

My Background

I received my BA from Swarthmore College in Pennsylvania and my MA in Counseling from Southwestern College in Santa Fe, NM. I also apprenticed with master herbalists in Ithaca, NY and Native healers in New Mexico and the Peruvian Amazon. My professional evolution has spanned various careers from corporate law culture on Wall St., and the frenetic bustle of the NYC restaurant scene to the deep and intuitive consciousness of an artist, shaman, and healer in Santa Fe, NM, and here in Portland, OR. This range has allowed me to cultivate my inner Male and Female polarities to an intense degree. By owning and uniting these polarities I've become an inspired creator; the spirit/energy/vibration that follows the union of the Male/Female polarities. Manifesting in alignment with the Self, the Community, and The Earth, and building in Right Relationship, while owning responsibility has become paramount. I now work to help others along this same path.

All Treatment Orientations I Use

  • Transpersonal
  • Humanistic 
  • Holistic

Issues I Treat

  • LGBTQ Issues
  • Men’s Issues
  • Personal Growth
  • Spirituality

Insurance Plans Accepted

  • Out of Network


  • 5056993532
  • Website
  • 1235 SE Division, Suite 207
    Portland, OR 97202

At a Glance

  • Experience: 11 Year(s) of Practice
  • Neighborhood: Hosford-Abernathy
  • Rate: $80-300/session
  • Free Initial Consultation

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