Our Counselors and Therapists

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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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 of unwanted … 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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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

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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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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

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Cameron Evans, M.S.

When we are engulfed in our emotions we can’t see a way out – we are our emotions. It can feel unbearable and even unsustainable. There are ways we can learn to turn towards emotion, and when we do so we can feel more free and less ruled by our emotions. You have read this … Read more

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Angela Izmirian, Ph.D.

Angela Izmirian, Ph.D.

I am not taking new clients or waiting list additions 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 at times be a “trial and error” where I … 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.