The Effects of Sexual Assault on the Brain and Body

While it is common knowledge that sexual assault can be traumatizing, many people do not fully understand the profound effects it has on a survivor. As a society, we do not always discuss the immediate and long-term impact on the brain and body, but it’s important for both survivors and the people who support them … Read more The Effects of Sexual Assault on the Brain and Body

Self-Compassion: Treating Yourself as You Would Treat a Friend

If your friend called you and told you that they had a bad day at work, would you scold them? Would you berate them for making mistakes? Or would you let them know that it’s okay and everyone makes mistakes? On the contrary, instead of criticizing them for screwing up, you would probably reassure them … Read more Self-Compassion: Treating Yourself as You Would Treat a Friend

What Makes Us Unique

Portland Psychotherapy is a clinic, research & training center with a unique business model that funds scientific research. This results in a team of therapists who are exceptionally well-trained and knowledgeable about their areas of specialty.