Chris Lehman

Chris Lehman

Licensed Professional Counselor Intern

My job is to provide a safe holding space for you to become more aware of the obstacles in the way of your own healing and growth.

Client Status

accepting clients

Contact

503-803-5558

7409 SW Capitol Hwy

Suite 210

Portland, 97219

At a Glance

Me

Rate: $90

Provides free initial consultation

Provides telehealth services

Practicing Since: 2013

Languages: English

Services

  • Individual
  • Family
  • Relationship
  • Teen

Insurances Accepted

  • Out of Pocket

My Approach to Helping

As a counselor I assist individuals, couples, and families in their search for personal and relational integration. The client- counselor relationship is designed to facilitate emotional, cognitive, and spiritual growth through open dialogue, and self exploration.

My Personal Beliefs and Interests

I have a Master of Science degree in Counseling from Portland State University, and a Master of Arts in Teaching from University of Portland. I also am a credentialed yoga and breath work instructor with thirty three years of experience. I have worked as a professional with children and families in various educational, community, and agency settings for over thirty years.

Techniques I Use

Specialties

  • Solution Focused Brief Therapy External link

    I both trained and practiced Brief Therapy at Portland State Universities Graduate School of Counseling. Brief therapy is sometimes the most effective tool for change in the therapy setting. I often use brief therapy within the larger counseling relationship to help clients see identified problems as opportunities.

  • Emotionally Focused External link

    I studied and practiced emotionally focused therapy at Portland State University. In my experience I find this approach to be an effective way for a client to change and grow through an authentic relationship with their therapist.

  • Cognitive Behavioral (CBT) External link

    I have specific training in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy from Portland State Universities Graduate School of Counseling. My experience includes the use of Cognitive Behavioral techniques with clients across various presenting issues.

Issues I Treat

Specialties

  • Child or Adolescent Issues External link

    I have thirty years experience working with children and adolescents adjusting to developmental issues, family issues, disabilities, and academic issues.

  • Alcohol Abuse and Alcohol Dependence External link

    I have over thirty hours of specific training in Alcohol abuse and dependency issues from Portland State Universities Graduate School of Counseling. I work with individual adults recovering from alcohol related issues on a daily basis.

  • Relationship / Marriage Issues External link

    I have specific training in Relationship and Marriage Issues from Portland State University. I work on daily basis with individuals, couples, and families on relationship issues.

  • Anxiety External link

    I have both training and experience from Portland State Universities Graduate School of Counseling in the treatment of Anxiety. I work with both adults and children on issues of anxiety on a daily basis.

  • Depression External link

    I have both training and experience from Portland State Universities Graduate School of Counseling in the treatment of Depression. I work with both adults and children on issues of Depression on a daily basis.

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