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

New Law in Oregon: Your Rights to Bereavement Leave

People who experience the loss of a loved one are often tasked with managing life insurance and legal issues, resolving financial paperwork, planning a funeral, and sorting through their loved one’s belongings. All of this often happens while they are in shock or otherwise facing great emotional distress. This is often a time to seek … Read more

Good Grief: Before asking how to get over your grief, ask whether you should.

Sometimes people aren’t very understanding of the pain of grief. They can even be downright insensitive at times. One of the common insensitive phrase I’ve heard in my work as someone who specializes in grief is: “You just need to get over it.” That phrase has to be at least in the top-five all-time most … 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.