William Venturelli

Licensed Professional Counselor Intern

I believe we have an innate ability to heal, however, sometimes we need help to rediscover ourselves. I provide a tailored counseling style with an existential foundation. This means that we will co-create an approach that best fits you, while accepting your current way of being without judgment.


  • Individual Therapy
  • Couples Therapy
  • Family Therapy
  • Individual Therapy
  • Couples Therapy
  • Family Therapy

My Approach

I primarily work from a person-centered, existential-humanistic (EH) approach, where other modalities can be utilized in a way that is tailored by both of us. EH is less rigid and more philosophical than other approaches, it values the freedom and personal responsibility of each person, as well as each person's capacity for self-healing. At times, the therapeutic process may require an exploration of the past, at other times, a sharp focus on what's happening in the moment. At the same time, more structured CBT techniques can be used if that is what we decide is most helpful to you. However we proceed, it will be done with respect to you, without judgment, and in an environment of emotional safety.

My Background

I hold a Masters degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling, and an undergraduate degree in Psychology with a minor in Philosophy. I specialize in helping people explore their lives in a non-judgmental way. Ideally, this exploration will lead to greater acceptance and awareness of the tools for growth you already possess. I have worked in various community mental health settings serving adults, adolescents, and children. I have completed certificate training in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and Gestalt approaches. I am also a member of the American Counseling Association.


  • 503-915-3620
  • Website
  • 1020 SW Taylor St. Suite 557
    Portland, OR 97205

At a Glance

  • Experience: 4 Year(s) of Practice
  • Neighborhood: Downtown
  • Rate: $75-100/session

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