Alex MacLeod

Alex MacLeod (he/him)

Professional Counselor Associate


Supervisor: Kerri Anderson-Linde, LPC, NCC and Deanna Cor, PhD, LPC, NCC

I offer individual and group psychotherapy for folks dealing with anxiety, depression, anger issues, and relationship difficulties.

Client Status

not accepting clients



At a Glance


Rate: $120-$160

Provides free initial consultation

Practicing Since: 2022

Languages: English


  • Individual
  • Group

Insurances Accepted

  • OHP CareOregon/HealthShare

My Ideal Client

When we adapt to an oppressive environment, we are often left feeling scattered, anxious, depressed, numb, disconnected, and misaligned. What’s really tricky is that we’re often not even aware of how we ended up there, we just know that it hurts. Maybe you've been hurting for a while without anyone in your life really aware of how hard it is for you, or maybe something's shifted recently and you're in need of new tools.

My Approach to Helping

In therapy, you can learn how to widen your awareness of yourself, to encounter and even befriend the parts of yourself that cause tension and conflict in your everyday life. I recognize that therapy isn’t a ‘cure all’—I can’t guarantee the resolution of all your problems and your pain—but I can promise to walk alongside you as we encounter new terrain, making the hikes you do by yourself a little less hard. In our work together, I will invite you to notice aspects of your experience that may have fallen from your conscious awareness. This can be especially helpful if you're someone who struggles to know what you're feeling, or finds it difficult navigating tense conversations with people you love. We will also talk about concrete tools to help you get unstuck from unwanted behavioral patterns, set and stick to compassionate boundaries, and ask for what you need.

My Personal Beliefs and Interests

I believe that we are living in a distinctive and difficult time. I also believe that at its best, therapy can be a revolutionary act. Where prevailing societal currents push us away from each other and ourselves, the therapeutic relationship can be a place to drop anchor, resist, and flourish in the way that is your birthright.

Issues I Treat


  • Self-Esteem External link

    From the moment you were born, all the way to the present moment, you've been learning how to treat yourself. Whether you're confused why you can't seem to give yourself a break, or even if you have a pretty good idea of how you got here, there are few wounds more painful than a ceaseless inner critic. In therapy you can find the grounding to step out of alignment with what your critic wants you to believe, and begin to tease apart how the world has treated you from who you really are.

  • Men's Issues External link

    Even as the primary beneficiaries of patriarchy, men suffer under it. Much of this suffering comes from a disconnection with the self, taught during childhood and reinforced throughout adolescence and adulthood. Most of my clinical experience has been in working with men on a variety of issues including boundary setting, navigating gender roles, accountability, harm and repair, trauma and recovery, loneliness, and slowing down from ‘doing’ to ‘being.’

  • Anger Management External link

    I received training and experience in anger management as an abuse intervention counselor at a local mental health agency. I learned there that “anger management” is actually a misnomer. Most often, your anger isn’t the issue, the issue is how you respond to it. In therapy, you will learn concrete tools to notice your internal state and steady yourself when you’re angry. You can even develop a relationship with your anger, one that allows you to learn from it instead of having to fight it.

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