Jim Seger

Jim Seger (he/him)

Student Counselor

CMH Master’s Intern

Supervisor: Emily Brems, LMFT

Whatever you are experiencing is welcome! I offer an accepting & collaborative style to help you find a greater sense of belonging & peace.

Client Status

accepting clients



10580 SW McDonald St

Suite 102, 202

Tigard, 97224

At a Glance


Rate: $100

Provides free initial consultation

Practicing Since: 2024

Languages: English


  • Individual

Insurances Accepted

  • Out of Pocket

My Ideal Client

I am interested in working with people whose viewpoints and identities cross the societal spectrum. In addition to my training as a therapist, my life experiences include reaching across political divides and religious differences, navigating neurodivergence, and supporting people with LGBTQIA+ identities. As a cis-gendered male, I am familiar with both the privileges and challenges faced by men in our society; and as an elder, I am familiar with many of the challenges of life transitions.

My Approach to Helping

Working together, we will discuss the challenges you face and consider the therapeutic approaches that seem most likely to benefit you. In some cases, you might decide to focus on how your family of origin or trauma history gets in the way of more fully being your better, healthier self. In other cases, you might want to work through challenging choices or situations in the present.

My Personal Beliefs and Interests

As important as self understanding is, therapy is much more than just figuring out the what and why of our ways of being in the world. If understanding alone were enough to heal ourselves and our relationships, life would be much easier. But, for many of us, even after we develop some understanding, we still struggle. As understanding is developed we need to use that understanding to cultivate change. I use the term "cultivate" purposefully. We do not simply use our conscious understanding to impose internal change. Rather, like a farmer, we need to establish generative conditions that allow internal growth and shifts to occur. In some cases, therapy provides an opportunity to practice altering how we act in response to certain situations. In other cases, therapy may be more about figuring out how to create conditions in our lives and routines that allow difficult to fathom healing powers to change us in healthful ways.

Techniques I Use


  • Cognitive Behavioral (CBT) External link

    My primary modality is restoration therapy. Restorative therapy looks at how we are responding to situations in the present in our thoughts, emotions, & actions. Then we consider where we first learned those responses and the beliefs behind them (our pain cycle). After identifying our pain cycles we develop and practice a peace cycle that brings more ease to our being in the world. I also bring to our sessions techniques from solutions based therapy, motivational interviewing and mindfulness.

Issues I Treat

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