Oregon Board of Licensed Professional Counselors and Therapists, Licensed Professional Counselor
Depression, Anxiety, Child-hood trauma or neglect, Chronic Mental health Symptoms, Aspergers/Autism, Attachment and relationships, Career and Workplace Concerns
Practice location: 5932 NE Glisan Phone: 503-893-9927 Email: Kathleen@wellbeingpdx.com Website: http://WellBeingPDX.com Video introduction: Click here to play my video
TELEPHONE / ONLINE / TELEHEALTH SESSIONS AVAILABLE
Each of us has a deep desire to be connected to others, which directly impacts our mental, emotional, and physical health when connections are toxic. If you have experienced rejection, disappointment, abandonment, trauma or neglect especially early in life you may have learned to survive, but not thrive. This may leave you experiencing depression, anxiety, PTSD, panic attacks, or problems with intimacy.
Many people attempt to cope with these feelings by using drugs, alcohol, prescription pills, food, anger, self-harm or other addictive behaviors. My hope is to help individuals identify how these coping strategies develop early in early life and become barriers to living well. I utilize a variety of models to facilitate the counseling process including Attachment models, IPNB, DBT skills, Recovery models, and humor. With regard to past trauma I use body awareness, EMDR and LifeSpan Integration to help clients become untangled from their past.
An area of focus is adults with Aspergers (now called Autism) or who think they may have gone undiagnosed. Skills to manage and navigate relationships, work stress, sensory overload and/or anxiety are needed by many.
I am also a Career Counselor to assist people needing career transition due to life change or disabilities to identify vocational skills and interests.
I do not charge for an initial 30 minute consultations. If an ongoing therapeutic relationship is established I charge $130 per session. I take the following insurances:
- United Healthcare
- I can bill out of network
Contact details for Kathleen Thompson, L.P.C., C.R.C.