Simone Nagle

Hi there, my name is Simone Nagle and I've been a social worker offering mental health therapy and support in Portland since 2008. I look at therapy as a journey of sharing compassion and meaning with one another and I am excited for the opportunity to connect as you invest in this process.

Services

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

My Approach

I value a collaborative and supportive approach to working with individuals, adolescents, and families who are struggling with mental health issues, substance abuse/dependence, and abuse and trauma. I take a bio-psycho-social approach to addressing what you see as your top priorities, which means we look at the problems you are facing as complex, multi-faceted issues in need of creative and holistic approaches in resolving. When we work together, we create a plan that would include weekly or bi-weekly therapy meetings focusing on how to reach emotional well-being and include goals in areas like physical health and exercise, advocacy for support or resources at school or work, and goals around building friendships or increasing social activity. I work with you as your partner and hope to empower you through this process of growth and development to reach a place where you feel stable and supported in your life now, as well as hopeful and peaceful about your future.

My Background

I completed my MSW at USC in 2008 and was excited to move back home to Portland, where I began my career working with adults, children, and families who have faced mental health substance abuse struggles, stemming from life experiences of trauma, abuse, and lack of support. I have worked in many roles as a social worker, including in the corrections system and in mental health day treatment and interpersonal violence programs. I have been trained in trauma-informed care, collaborative problem solving, restorative justice, neurobiology of trauma, cognitive behavioral therapy, and relapse prevention. It’s important to me to acknowledge how power dynamics and systemic oppression has impacted others and openly discuss how our relationship can be a restorative experience as you work towards your goals. I offer also mental health consulting and teach as an adjunct instructor in the PSU School of Social Work. I am a mom of three young girls and currently working toward LCSW licensure.

Contact

  • 503.319.8228
  • Website
  • 1110 SE Alder, Suite 301
    Portland, OR 97214

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