MDMA-Assisted Therapy for Social Anxiety Disorder

What is Social Anxiety Disorder? We all know what it feels like to feel awkward or nervous in a social setting. Maybe you’ve felt jittery and noticed your heart speed up when introducing yourself to someone new. Perhaps you’ve noticed yourself blushing during a presentation at work or school. For most people, talking with a … Read more

Overcoming Social Anxiety as You Emerge from COVID-19 Quarantine

Feeling excited about rejoining your communities after more than a year of quarantine, but also a little scared? Are you racing to fill up your social calendar, yet somehow exhausted by tiny interactions?  No need to worry. You’re not alone. Isolation is hard on humans The COVID-19 pandemic has brought unprecedented, shared tragedy to the … Read more

Finding Meaning Amidst a Success-Driven World

Do you feel like you’ve been encouraged to chase after a certain vision of success? Maybe you’ve always been a high-achiever, and your family and community have their own ideas about what you should do with your talents. Perhaps you feel pressure to make lots of money or worry that you’ll never feel like you’ve … Read more

Recovering From Sexual Assault

Being sexually assaulted can make a person feel ashamed, disgusted, fearful, confused, and/or horrified, among many emotions. It can disrupt a person’s sense of self and ability to trust. These are normal reactions to an abnormal (and horrific) experience. You do not have to go through recovery alone, however. It’s common to be confused about … Read more

Measure 109 & 110: Psilocybin-Assisted Therapy Is Here! (But Not Until 2023)

Measure 109 in Oregon was recently approved by voters, making Oregon the very first state in the U.S.A. to legalize psilocybin-assisted therapy. While many are eager to begin providing or receiving this breakthrough service, psilocybin-assisted therapy will not be officially available until sometime in 2023. This is because the Oregon Health Authority (OHA) will be in charge … Read more

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.