Our Counselors and Therapists

Nick Hebert, LCSW

I am providing telehealth services and can help you check whether your insurance will provide coverage. Over time, we all develop stories and ideas about ourselves, others, or the world. These stories were meant to, and probably did, protect us at some time. For example, do you get upset with yourself for being sad? Down … Read more

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Alicia Vasquez, M.S., QMHP

I am providing telehealth services at this time. When we experience problems in life, it’s normal to want to change things. Sometimes our emotions can be so powerful and overwhelming that we can get consumed in the struggle with them. When we experience this kind of struggle, it can leave us feeling hopeless, alone, and … Read more

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Makenzie Irrgang, M.S., QMHP

I will be out of the office until Monday, 9/27. Please contact the office 503-281-4852 x208 with any inquiries until that date. I am providing telehealth services at this time. Through implicit and explicit messages, we learn how to navigate and perceive the world, ourselves, and others. What we do not usually realize is that … Read more

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Han Tran, Ph.D.

I am providing telehealth services at this time. If you tend to be self-critical, with an internal dialogue that is harsh or judgmental, then you also probably struggle with excess shame or guilt. In addition to being painful, experiences with shame, guilt, and self-critical thinking can really hold you back from living to your fullest … Read more

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Nicole McCullough, EdS

I am providing telehealth services at this time. Sometimes our suffering can feel persistent, chronic, and never-ending. A steady flow of anxiety, fear or painful experiences can leave scars that impact our lives drastically. Chronic fatigue, poor concentration and sadness are only a few of the symptoms that can accompany experiences such as these, and … Read more

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Priyadarshani (Priya) Loess, PhD

Priyadarshani (Priya) Loess, Ph.D.

I am providing telehealth services at this time and can help you check whether your insurance will provide coverage.  Life can be incredibly painful and challenging at times, especially in the times we find ourselves in now. It is helpful to have someone in our corner, who will support and validate, as well as guide … Read more

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Jessie Simonetti, Ph.D.

I am currently not taking new clients due to upcoming maternity leave. I will be returning in August 2021. You can contact 503-281-4852 x208 to inquire about my wait list. There are many cultural and societal messages about mental health and wellbeing, some of which communicate that “something is wrong” or that you or some … Read more

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Julianna Sapienza, Ph.D.

I am currently not taking new clients due to upcoming maternity leave. I will be returning in October 2021. You can contact 503-281-4852 x208 to inquire about my wait list. It’s not easy being a kid these days. On top of managing the demands of school and navigating the trials of friendships, now they’re also … Read more

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Brian Pilecki, Ph.D.

Brian Pilecki, Ph.D.

  I am providing telehealth services at this time and can help you check whether your insurance will provide coverage.  While some people seek therapy to address a specific problem such as anxiety or depression, others use therapy as an aid for personal growth, learning about themselves, or reaching their full potential. When I meet … Read more

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Joanne Chan, Psy.D.

Joanne Chan, Psy.D.

  I am providing telehealth services at this time and can help you check whether your insurance will provide coverage.  Over the past decade, I have developed a specialized practice in the treatment of OCD, hoarding disorder, anxiety disorders (e.g. phobias, panic disorder, generalized anxiety), and trauma/stress related disorders. I find working with these conditions … Read more

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Kati Lear, Ph.D.

Kati Lear, Ph.D.

I exclusively provide telehealth services and can help you check whether your insurance will provide coverage. How do you speak to yourself when you’re going through a hard time? Is your tone that of a loving friend, or do you tend to beat yourself up or numb what you’re feeling? Through no fault of our … Read more

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Jenna LeJeune, Ph.D

Jenna LeJeune, Ph.D

  I am providing telehealth services at this time and can help you check whether your insurance will provide coverage.  What would make for a well-lived, meaningful life? Many people come to me because they are feeling “stuck” in their lives. They often feel a loss of vitality, satisfaction, or meaning in their lives. That … Read more

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Brian Thompson, Ph.D.

Brian Thompson, Ph.D

I am providing telehealth services at this time and can help you check whether your insurance will provide coverage.  Please note: During this period of social distancing, we have suspended all in-person office visits and are conducting treatment using telehealth videoconferencing platforms. Most of the treatment approaches I offer are very conducive to telehealth, and research studies have found that … Read more

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Kyong Yi LCSW

Kyong Yi, LCSW

  I am providing telehealth services at this time and can help you check whether your insurance will provide coverage.  Anxiety, trauma, feelings of worthlessness, depression and a host of other health and mental health challenges peel away at our ability to connect with others. It leaves us feeling alone, lost, powerless and hopeless. Studies … Read more

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Jason Luoma Ph.D

Jason Luoma, Ph.D

***I am not currently accepting new clients.*** In my role as CEO at Portland Psychotherapy, my time is split between supporting the mission of the business and conducting scientific research.  As a researcher, I study the social effects of emotions, particularly among people who are prone to feel shame or highly self-critical. This includes topics … Read more

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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.