Searching for just the right counselor or therapist can be a daunting task to say the least, especially with the increasing complexity and confusion surrounding healthcare in our nation.
In and around Portland, Oregon, Wise Counsel & Comfort makes this task of finding a good counselor to talk with a good
Whether you are searching for a counselor or psychotherapist
for individual therapy, help with relationships or couples counseling, painful emotions or symptoms, marriage counseling, family therapy, counseling for children or teens ~ we can help.
The professional counselors who practice within the Wise Counsel & Comfort community of providers offer a broad variety of services: Brief, solution-focused therapy for urgent concerns, as well as psychotherapy and long-term counseling. Several of us specialize in working with couples and families, and several offer play therapy for children and counseling designed to meet the special needs of adolescents or elders.
For nearly every concern you or your loved ones might have, someone at Wise Counsel &
Comfort will be the right choice.
Our counselors have your needs
at heart. Your calls or emails will be responded to promptly. Appointments can be scheduled during daytime, evening or
weekend hours. We take your financial needs into consideration when
establishing fees and payment arrangements. Many of our counselors can work with your insurance company, either directly or as "out-of-network" providers.
Our areas of expertise span nearly every issue,
concern, age group and circumstance.
Wise Counsel & Comfort has thirteen locations in Portland, plus offices in neighboring communities of Beaverton, Gresham and Lake Oswego. Our downtown Portland locations are on SW Jefferson just off the waterfront and on SW 10th Avenue. In the hills of SW Portland on Capitol Highway, you'll find our Multnomah Village location. In NW Portland, our offices are on Twenty-First & NW Hoyt in the Pearl District. There are three suites in North East Portland, just a few miles from downtown, in the Irvington, Beaumont and Mt. Tabor neighborhoods. In South East Portland, we have an office on 14th & East Burnside, another in the Belmont neighborhood, a third on SE 42nd Avenue and Division and a fourth in the Hawthorne District. In North Portland, our offices are in the N. Williams & Kenton neighborhoods. Our offices in Gresham are in the "Old Downtown" neighborhood, the Beaverton office is in the SW Griffith Park area, and our Lake Oswego office is in the Westlake Village neighborhood, just off Interstate 5 at Highway 217 and Kruse Way.
All of our locations have easy on-street or nearby parking, all are within
steps of public transit and enjoy the added pleasures of nearby
coffee shops, restaurants and parks.
Browsing through our pages, you'll find a LOT of information: You'll find detailed notes on each and every one of the professionals who
practice here, along with their academic and licensure/credential information, plus contact telephone numbers and email links. You'll find guidance about how select the right therapist, or -- if you're not ready to reach out for help right now -- steps to take toward healing and recovery on your own.
If you'd like our assistance with deciding who might be the best counselor for your needs, please call us at 503-282-0182 and we will do our best to be in touch within 24 hours. Most of the time, clients are able to schedule a first appointment within a week of their first call to Wise Counsel & Comfort.
There is also a page that will allow you to take a look inside the
offices of Wise Counsel & Comfort. Almost daily, we're pleased to hear visitors say things like: "It just feels good in here!"
If you or a loved one here in the Portland metropolitan area are
currently in crisis, suffering severe symptoms, please seek
immediate help by going to the emergency department of the nearest hospital,
or calling 911.
Information for Mental Health Professionals:
Wise Counsel & Comfort is an innovative, cooperative practice space for
mental health professionals (psychologists, counselors,
social workers, psychiatric mental health nurse practitioners, naturopaths, etc.) who share a commitment
to professional integrity and service to the community. All colleagues must be either licensed, or practicing under an approved plan of supervision and working towards licensure. The cooperative aspects of Wise Counsel & Comfort supports each of us in serving our clients more effectively and
affordably. All of the professionals at Wise Counsel & Comfort offer
sliding fee scale for their services. If you are interested in joining us at Wise Counsel & Comfort, please click here:
Shared Practice Space for more information about the history and purpose of Wise Counsel & Comfort, current availability, policies