How Well Does Psychedelic-Assisted Therapy Work? Find Out from this New Comprehensive Review

A recent paper from Portland Psychotherapy researchers summarizes the results of the strongest research studies examining psychedelic-assisted therapy – placebo-controlled randomized clinical trials, the same kinds of studies that have been used to test COVID vaccines. Placebo-controlled randomized clinical trials are the “gold standard” for testing interventions – such as psychedelic-assisted psychotherapy – where participants … Read more

MDMA-Assisted Therapy for Social Anxiety Disorder

What is Social Anxiety Disorder? We all know what it feels like to feel awkward or nervous in a social setting. Maybe you’ve felt jittery and noticed your heart speed up when introducing yourself to someone new. Perhaps you’ve noticed yourself blushing during a presentation at work or school. For most people, talking with a … Read more

Overcoming Social Anxiety as You Emerge from COVID-19 Quarantine

Feeling excited about rejoining your communities after more than a year of quarantine, but also a little scared? Are you racing to fill up your social calendar, yet somehow exhausted by tiny interactions?  No need to worry. You’re not alone. Isolation is hard on humans The COVID-19 pandemic has brought unprecedented, shared tragedy to the … Read more

What Is Radically Open Dialectical Behavior Therapy?

Radically Open Dialectical Behavior Therapy (RO-DBT) is a new evidence-based therapy for people who are overcontrolled. A counterintuitive idea behind the therapy is that it’s possible to have too much self-control.  Self-control refers to our ability to restrain acting on our urges, emotions, and wants in favor of longer term goals. Most of the time, … Read more

Portland Psychotherapy Annual Report – 2015

Hello friends and colleagues. Below is our annual report. The annual reports is part of our mission to be a responsible and transparent business that is an asset to our local and international community. We strive to be responsible stewards of the revenue provided by those clients and customers who purchase our services. We strive … 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.