Licensed Clinical Social Worker
40 years clinical experience with an MSW and PhD. My body/mind/spirit approach is a way to use all the tools available to create change.
2006 SE Ankeny St
Provides telehealth services
Practicing Since: 1977
Joe is certified as a breathwork facilitator and uses the chakra system to work with energy related to psychological stress. His PhD dissertation is published and titled 'The non-dualism of Shamanic Psychotherapy' ...
Joe is certified in EMDR Levels I and II specifically for working with trauma.
Joe is trained as a couples therapist using the relational model of "Mutuality" ...
Joe is a twice ordained minister and a long time buddhist practitioner. He brings mindfulness to his work around exploring our connection to 'that which is greater than us' no matter what name we may call it.
Joe moved to PDX 25 years ago to become Clinical Director of Phoenix Rising, one of only 4 state certified mental health clinics serving the GLBTQ community at that time. He developed his private practice to specialize in GLBTQ issues and has also taught at the graduate and post-graduate level in this area.
Joe has trained and presented widely in the area of gender studies as well as having worked extensively with clients around issues related to gender transitions, including assessment and documentation for medical needs.
Joe was trained and has presented in 'Self-in-Connection' theory as it relates to relationships including same gendered relationships. He works with poly/open and alternative relationships and is a 'kink aware' therapist.
Joe began his work in the field of grief and loss over 30 years ago in the early days of the HIV epidemic. He has also been the mental health consultant to several hospices. He specializes in working with Parents who have lost children.
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