Our Counselors and Therapists

Luke R. Allen, MA, Ph.D.

I aim to create an environment that is respectful, supportive, and collaborative. My approach to therapy is primarily based on Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT). A core idea in ACT is that trying too hard to get rid of or control our emotions tends to backfire. Thus, instead of trying to get rid unwanted thoughts, … Read more Our Counselors and Therapists

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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 Our Counselors and Therapists

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Bryce Doehne, PsyD

Bryce Doehne, Psy.D.

I am providing telehealth services at this time and can help you check whether your insurance will provide coverage.  I specialize in helping people who may appear to others as high-functioning, high-achievers, who have it “all together.” However, too much self-control, striving, inhibition, and perfectionism can result in suffering. This overarching problem is called overcontrol … Read more Our Counselors and Therapists

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Jenna Flowers, M.S.

In life we can often find ourselves feeling stuck in our circumstances, and lose sight of what is meaningful to us. Being stuck can look like depression, anxiety, or stress within your life. This feeling of being stuck can prevent you from connecting with those around you and can even result in feeling disconnected from … Read more Our Counselors and Therapists

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Angela Izmirian, Ph.D.

Angela Izmirian, Ph.D.

I am providing telehealth services at this time and can help you check whether your insurance will provide coverage.  I see therapy as a collaborative process. I try to help clients find what isn’t working in their lives and help them “try on” different ways of thinking, feeling, and behaving. In a sense, therapy can … Read more Our Counselors and Therapists

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Kati Lear, Ph.D.

Private: Kati Lear, Ph.D.

I am providing telehealth services at this time.  As a therapist and researcher, I am passionate about helping people who suffer from pervasive self-criticism and negative self-image. I am particularly interested in working with individuals struggling with chronic shame and perfectionism, reactions to traumatic experiences, and anxiety disorders (social anxiety, OCD, generalized anxiety, panic disorder). … Read more Our Counselors and Therapists

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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.  Many of the 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 “stuckness” may come in the form … Read more Our Counselors and Therapists

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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.  Many of us feel we fall short of the lives we want, but it can feel daunting to make change happen. We feel stuck. It can be scary to face the things about ourselves that aren’t … Read more Our Counselors and Therapists

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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 Our Counselors and Therapists

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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 Our Counselors and Therapists

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Julianna Sapienza, Ph.D.

I am providing both in-person and telehealth services at this time.  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 having to face a world shaped by a global pandemic. Schedules are upside down, play dates are cancelled, and … Read more Our Counselors and Therapists

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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 Our Counselors and Therapists

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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 Our Counselors and Therapists

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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.