Portland Therapy Blog

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

Let’s go for a Mindful hike

Posted:   May 01, 2017 by Mitch Bacon, MA, LMFT

According to a Stanford study, even just walking in a natural setting for as little as 90-minutes can start to change your brain for the better by reducing depression and ruminating thoughts.

Marijuana, Medicine, and Meaning in Your Life

Posted:   March 15, 2017 by Patrick Harvey

Marijuana as an industry, a culture, a habit, a lifestyle, a coping mechanism, and all the other things that its legalization has propelled it to become an issue mired in debate.

Premenstrual Syndrome (PMS) and Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder (PMDD)

Posted:   February 01, 2017 by Kristen Genzano, MA, LPC

Premenstrual Syndrome (PMS) is a common experience for the majority of women. According to Dr. Christiane Northrup, 60% of women suffer from PMS. PMDD is considered an extension of PMS that leaves women who suffer from it unable to function in their day-to-day life.

Why you didn’t know your Oregon Health Plan Insurance (OHP) covered Private Practice Therapy

Posted:   November 17, 2016 by Ruth Exley, LCSW

Many people are not aware that there are therapists and counselors in Portland that accept Oregon Health Plan (OHP) insurance who are looking for clients exactly like you. If you have OHP listen up, this article will rock your world!

A Paradigm Shift for Procrastination

Posted:   September 30, 2016 by Gregory Devore, Ph.D

Have you ever waited until the last minute to get something done? Ever wished you had started earlier and it would have been so much easier? Or perhaps you desire change, but can't seem to drum up the motivation?