“I Thought I Was Over It!” – Coping with the Return of Trauma Memories and Feelings

If you have gone through therapy or used other methods to heal from trauma experiences, you may have reached a point where you felt like your trauma was finally behind you. You felt happier in your day-to-day life, your PTSD symptoms seemed to subside, and your former triggers didn’t affect you like they used to. … Read more

Coping with Grief During Social Distancing

Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, countless people have had to face grief in many different forms. Perhaps you have dealt with the loss of a job, a relationship, a pet, or even your home. Or maybe you have been one of the millions around the world who has lost a relative or friend because of the … Read more

Too Much of a Good Thing? The Dilemma of Being an Overachiever

Do you remember the story of the tortoise and the hare? The hare is always in a rush, while the tortoise moves at its own slow, relaxed pace. Surprisingly, when the two race each other, the tortoise comes in first, proving that sometimes slow and steady wins the race. Yes, this is merely a fable. … Read more

What Is Brave? The Power of Parents to Inspire Courage

Lots of kids struggle with anxiety and worry in their everyday lives. Anxiety can take many forms. Maybe your daughter has trouble trying new things for fear they won’t go well. Maybe your son never raises his hand in class because he worries he’ll make a mistake in front of others. Whatever the case is, … 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.