Portland Therapy Blog

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

Cuddles and Kittens

Posted:   November 21, 2014

Lack of actual, physical, human contact got you down? For Portland, the answer seems to be a resounding “YES!”

Holiday Tips for the Grieving Heart

Posted:   November 16, 2014 by Dannette Muselman

It’s that time of year, the holidays are finally here! Everywhere you turn holiday spirit is found in parties, foods, media, shopping and gift giving.  After all, isn’t this supposed to be the best time of the year, filled with wonder and cheer? Yet, if you are grieving the loss of a loved one the holidays can feel anything but “merry.”  

Can you Predict Divorce?  Here’s What to Look Out For

Posted:   November 13, 2014 by Gina Senarighi

This fall, I will be covering some of Dr. Gottman's predictors of divorce that have to do with how couples communicate with each other about difficult issues. Use these divorce predictors as a guide to protect your relationship from unhealthy relationship patterns.

Somatic Psychotherapy: The Complementary Nature of Qigong and Counseling

Posted:   November 01, 2014 by Peter Gold

Supplementing the work you do in counseling offers many benefits that talk therapy alone cannot.  This article is about those benefits and the complementary nature of counseling and qigong.