Jason Durtschi

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

Psychologist Carl Rodgers, said, "the curious paradox is that only when I accept myself as I am, then I can change." I believe that resistance (to self, others, situations) is a significant factor obstructing our growth paths. Self compassion is key to unlocking our potentials.


  • Couples Therapy
  • Family Therapy
  • Adolescent/Teen Therapy
  • Individual Therapy
  • Couples Therapy
  • Family Therapy
  • Adolescent/Teen Therapy
  • Individual Therapy

My Approach

I see my role as therapist as a guide, working together with my clients to uncover stuck places and blindspots which are standing in the way of greater fulfillment and peace in their lives. A perspective of Mindfulness (including self-compassion) heavily influences my work. I am client-centered, and believe we are each the "expert" on our experiences of life. I will meet you exactly where you are at, identifying and building on your strengths and identifying barriers to growth. I will also act as a mirror to compassionately reflect what I see and strategize with you ways to live your best life. Please see my website for more info on my approach: www.TreeofLifeCounselingandCoaching.com.

My Background

I received my Masters in Social Work at the University of Utah in 2006. My 12+ year career as a therapist has taken me to Washington D.C., overseas in Abu Dhabi/Dubai, as well as Salt Lake City and now Portland, Oregon, which feels like home. I have helped clients from various cultures (I am also fluent in Spanish) as well extensively in the LGBTQ community, to work toward a more sustainable and holistic sense of wellness and satisfaction in their lives.

Insurance Plans Accepted

  • Out of Network
  • Aetna
  • PacificSource
  • Regence BC/BS


  • 2026956958
  • Website
  • 3954 N Williams Ave
    Portland, OR 97227
  • Second Office Address:
  • 811 E Burnside Ave
    Portland, OR 97214

At a Glance

  • Experience: 14 Year(s) of Practice
  • Neighborhood: Alberta Arts District
  • Rate: $100-130/session

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