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60th Counseling and therapy office423 NE 60th Avenue

The office on NE 60th is very easy to reach by car, and on-street parking is available within a block or two.

By Portland's terrific public transit system, you can reach us by Tri-Met bus, or the MAX light rail line which stops just 1 block from our office on 60th.



CourtneyCourtney Woodward, L.P.C.

With over twenty years experience, I provide compassionate, down-to-earth therapy for adults and couples. I believe therapy shouldn't take forever, and should be affordable for everyone. LGBTQ friendly


CathyCathy Walker, M.S., L.P.C.


Adults & Adolescents ~
Individual, Couple and Family Therapy


fayannaFayanna Johnson, L.C.S.W.


Culturally Sensitive Counseling & Therapy
Adults, Couples & Youth


ShannonShannon Barnes, M.S., C.R.C

Professional, Affordable Counseling for Adults
Jungian Orientation, Dreamwork, Creativity,
Spirituality, Imagination, Fantasies...
Fees: $40 per Session




CourtneyCourtney A. Woodward, M.S., L.P.C.

Oregon Board of Licensed Professional Counselors & Therapists

Adults, Couples, LGBTQ friendly

Practice location: 423 NE 60th Avenue
971-219-9251
Email: courtneyawoodward@yahoo.com

Are you stuck? Are you feeling frustrated with the direction of your life? What do you really want?

Part of my work with anyone whether it is an individual or couple is to find out what that person really wants in their life. It's my job to help lead you to a place of understanding, awareness, and acceptance so you can really get what you want!

I have a Masters degree in Mental Health Counseling from Purdue University and over 20 years experience working with adults, couples, and families of all types in finding their way to better communication, improving relationships, decreasing feelings of sadness, loss, anger and worry, as well as gaining improvement in physical, mental, and emotional well being.

I have a straight-forward, down-to-earth and direct approach utilizing a cognitive behavioral theoretical (CBT) model with large doses of humor, empathy, safety, and compassion. I believe that once we feel safe sharing our thoughts and feelings we can change our behavioral patterns through hard work, introspection and insight.

I believe that therapy should be available to anyone that wants it no matter their income or insurance. My fees are $100/hour, however, I offer a sliding fee scale to all clients and our first 50 minute consultation is free. At this time, I do not accept insurance. I accept cash, credit, Venmo, and Paypal. Feel free to email or call if you have questions and I look forward to meeting you!



Cathy Cathy E. Walker, M.S., N.C.C., L.P.C.

Oregon Board of Licensed Professional Counselors & Therapists

Adults & Adolescents ~ Individual, Couple and Family Therapy

Telephone: 503-970-4332
Email: cathywalkerlpc@gmail.com
Website: CathyWalkerCounseling.com

My practice focus includes:

~ Healing After a Suicide Death
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~ Depression
~ Anxiety
~ Grief and Loss
~ Life Changes

I believe that every person has the strengths to successfully face life challenges. Sometimes, we just might not have the necessary skills to do so, but those skills can be learned and practiced in our journey towards health and balance. My role as a counselor is to listen to, observe, suggest, teach, challenge and encourage my clients.

I use a combination of therapy techniques including cognitive-behavioral, family systems, Gestalt, mindfulness, humanistic and Gottman Couples therapy techniques. When working with a client, I consider all aspects of the person's life - family, culture, ethnicity, spirituality, relationships, profession, health and activities. I pay attention to what is said in the moment - verbally and physically - and encourage awareness in my clients. I am honest, respectful and mindful of the vulnerability of my clients.

I have experience working with adults, couples, and adolescents in a variety of settings, including therapeutic settings, schools, and juvenile court. My clients have had a variety of issues, including, but not limited to: depression, anxiety, abuse, grief and loss, abandonment, suicide bereavement, loss of parent (by death or dementia), divorce, delinquency, substance abuse, and foster care.

I am a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) with the Oregon Board of Licensed Professional Counselors and Therapists. I am also a Nationally Certified Counselor (NCC). I received my masters degree in counseling from Portland State University in 2001. I am also a member of the Oregon Counseling Association, the American Counseling Association and the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention. Additionally, I am a Survivor Outreach Volunteer for the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention.

I reserve some sliding scale spots in my schedule for those folks who might not be able to pay my regular fees. Please give me a call to discuss my fee schedule. I look forward to your call or email.


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Seeking therapy and counseling can carry a negative stigma in some families and communities, and reaching out to find a counselor can seem uncomfortable and unfamiliar. If that's true for you, I invite you to give me a call so we can process through some of these thoughts even before our first session.

I am a culturally sensitive provider of affordable counseling and therapy services for adults, couples, youth and children. I have a down to earth approach, and draw from the approaches of Person-Centered Theory, Narrative Therapy, Family Systems Theory, and Ecological Systems perspective.

A "good fit" is important in a relationship between counselor and client, so I offer initial brief no-cost consultations either by phone or in person. My standard fee for individuals is $95 per session, and I can offer a discount to those suffering extreme financial hardship.

I celebrate you for taking a first step in life change. It is my goal that you will feel welcome and safe to share. This will help you get the most out of our time together. I am excited to meet you, hopeful about the work we will do together and I look forward to your call!



ShannonShannon Barnes, M.S., C.R.C.

Oregon Board of Licensed Professional Counselors and Therapists, Registered Intern / Certified Rehabilitation Counselor

Professional, Affordable Counseling for Adults

Jungian Orientation, Dreamwork, Creativity, Spirituality, Imagination, Fantasies...
Fees: $40 per session

Email: Shannon.Barnes@gmail.com

Telephone: 971-221-9744

I believe that each person has innate worth and the ability to grow toward personal fulfillment. My work as a therapist is centered on helping people find meaning, purpose, and creative expression of their core self. I like to start by providing a safe, peaceful, and non-judgmental space for clients to discover and make connections with their inner wisdom.

I draw from Jungian Psychology and use mindfulness and acceptance techniques to bring transformation. This approach employs the use of imagination, dreams, fantasies, creativity, spirituality and the unconscious psyche to bring about understanding the real life issues clients bring to therapy.

I hold a Master's Degree in Counseling from Portland State University, presently engaging in a licensure internship. Major course work and focus has included personality traits, career development and lifestyle counseling, group theory, mindfulness and Jungian psychoanalysis.

I look forward to hearing from you!



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