Helene Goode LPC, CADC I

Helene Goode LPC, CADC I (she/her)

Licensed Professional Counselor

MS, CADC I

I'm a particularly good fit for: Outsiders/Creatives/Adult Children of Alcoholics/LGBQT/Codependency/Childhood trauma

Client Status

accepting clients

Contact

503.334.5492

530 SE 34th Ave.

Portland, 97214

At a Glance

Me

Rate: $80-$100

Provides free initial consultation

Provides telehealth services

Practicing Since: 2004

Languages: English

Services

  • Individual
  • Group

Insurances Accepted

  • Out of Pocket

My Approach to Helping

I focus on strengths and resiliency rather than weakness and pathology. I will collaborate with you to set your intentions and reach your goals. As a personal guide and cheerleader, I will offer objectivity, perspective and new tools. There are many places that offer fresh perspective and wisdom. The most helpful source is actually you. I believe in order to make lasting, transformative life changes we need awareness, acceptance and action!

My Personal Beliefs and Interests

As an undergraduate I studied Theatre. In 1994, I earned a Masters degree in counseling from San Francisco State University. I specialized in the field of addiction: prevention, treatment and aftercare, working with a wide range of ages from middle-schoolers to adults. Over a decade ago, I decided to change my focus. My general practice focuses on helping clients to find their “voice” in the world. I specialize in working with Adult Children of Alcoholics and Codependency. I am a Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor, a Nationally Certified Counselor and I am certified in Trauma Informed Care. I have additional training in Clinical Hypnosis, Sandtray & Internal Family Systems.

Techniques I Use

Specialties

  • Mindfulness-based External link

    Mindfulness is bringing our complete attention to the present moment. I believe that in order for change to occur we have to be aware. That can be an awareness of body pains, fears, thoughts, anything that is going on within ourselves. When we become aware, we are awake, we are conscious and have choices.

  • Humanistic  External link

    I believe that we are whole beings comprised of body, mind and spirit. I believe we each have a very deep drive for expressing our unique selves and striving for our own potential. We all have a wise voice within, my job is to meet you where you are and to support you in following your true self.

Issues I Treat

Specialties

  • Spirituality External link

    Having a larger context for our lives can bring comfort, belonging and peace. I will assist you while you explore and find what resonates for you.

  • Relationship / Marriage Issues External link

    The good news is that you can heal and learn healthy ways to interrelate. I will provide a safe and nurturing space for you to explore your own needs and desires. I will assist you in creating healthy boundaries to take care of yourself. You will learn to respectfully listen and trust yourself so you can create and be part of relationships that support you.

  • Codependency External link

    Is your world getting smaller? Do you have less time and energy for other meaningful relationships or hobbies? I will encourage and cheer you on as you redirect your life energy. We will review your priorities and values as well as examine how your choices support them. We will work on widening your circle of activities and friendships, focusing on self balance.

  • Anxiety External link

    Something happened in the past to activate your alarm system, probably a series of events. Together, we will gently explore your thoughts, feelings and memories held deep in your body. I will encourage you to compassionately question your beliefs about yourself. I will support you in patiently walking through your fears so that you can flourish in your life.

  • Depression External link

    Do you feel sad or empty? Perhaps you don’t enjoy activities, hobbies and friends like you used to. It's time for you to gather extra support in your life and be heard. Together, we will gently explore what you need to reclaim the joy in your life. You will find that the heaviness will lift and that a new openness and gratitude for life will enter.

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