Susan Gulka

Susan Gulka

Licensed Professional Counselor

I help individuals and families struggling with life’s challenges to find the peace and structure that fits for them.

Client Status

not accepting clients



14523 Westlake Drive

Suite 5

Lake Oswego, 97035

At a Glance


Rate: $110110-$125125

Provides free initial consultation

Provides telehealth services

Practicing Since: 2014

Languages: English

Faith: Christianity


  • Individual
  • Family
  • Relationship

Insurances Accepted

  • Out of Pocket
  • Out of Network

My Approach to Helping

As a Marriage and Family counselor, I provide professional mental health services to individuals, couples, and families. I approach counseling as a joint endeavor in which you, as the client, and I work together to understand your goals, uncover and approach difficulties, and move towards your healthy functioning and personal fulfillment. I believe that inside each of us is a unique human being that has the resources for positive growth. Often our families of origin have influenced us in numerous ways the have created various ways of coping, some healthy and some not so healthy. Therefore, it is my goal with each client, couple, or family to tap into those inner resources of each individual and discover their unique feelings and perspective in order to create healthier and more effective ways of living, loving, and communicating in their lives.

My Personal Beliefs and Interests

I have a Masters of Arts in Marriage, Couple, and Family Counseling from George Fox University. I have extensive training in Play Therapy for children. I am a member of the American Association of Marriage and Family Therapists, the Oregon Counseling Association, and the Oregon Association of Play Therapy. I am a registered intern with the Oregon Board of Licensed Professional Counselors. I have worked as a Life Coach, and have a background in accounting and finance.

Issues I Treat


  • Women's Issues External link

    Sorting out who you are, life transitions, support and listening, motherhood, identity in relationships

  • Self-Esteem External link

    Identity, compassion, strengths, finding SELF, being heard, discovering values, (re)discovering who you are, women, teens, children, understanding past trauma

  • Relationship / Marriage Issues External link

    Gottman method, communication patterns, conflict resolution, restoring closeness and partnership, adapting to children, intimacy

  • ADHD External link

    Get help in managing your own ADHD and/or understanding how to best help your child or spouse with ADHD.

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