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Hawthorne Office

This location is at 2045 SE Hawthorne..

We are served by Tri-Met Line #14.
On-street parking is generally available within a block or two.

Melissa Melissa Tomecek, M.A.

Professional, Affordable Counseling
for Adults, Couples and Youth
LGBTQIA Affirming
Fees: $40 with sliding fee options

michaelMichael Crockett, Psy.D.

Psychotherapy for Adults
Specializing in Anxiety, Life Transitions

Laura Laura Kille, M.A.

Specializing in Body Image, Sexuality
Welcoming LGBTQIA+
"Health at Every Size"
"Be Nourished"
Fees: $40 per session

Shannon Quinn, M.A., L.P.C.

Skilled, Professional Counseling for Adults
Relationship Issues, Anxiety, Depression
Pet Loss ~ Grief & Bereavement

madilynMadilyn Long, M.S.W.

LGBTQIA+ , Partners & Families
Gender non-confirming, Creatives, Adolescents
Perinatal Mood Disorders
Fees: $40

dougDoug Vogel, M.S., LPC Intern

Counseling for men who are unwilling to go to counseling


Shannon Quinn, M.A., L.P.C.

Oregon Board of Licensed Professional Counselors & Therapists, LPC #4077

Skilled, Professional Counseling for Adults

Specializing in Relationship Issues, Anxiety, Depression, Self Esteem, Grief & Loss

Telephone: 503-208-4208
Email: Shannon@QuinnCounseling.com
Website: QuinnCounseling.com

Do you feel lost, like you aren't sure who you are or where you are going?
Do you miss being a kid?
Or perhaps you have a sense that everyone is, somehow, doing better than you?

I can help.

Whether you would like to improve your relationships with partners, friends, or family, explore feelings of grief in your own way without pressure to "get back to normal already," or find that sense of self and purpose that you might be missing, I provide a safe and confidential environment to process thoughts and feelings and gain insight, feedback and understanding. I strive to create a comfortable, non-judgmental environment of empathy and unconditional positive regard while helping you discover solutions to problems. I will sensitively meet you where you are and respectfully work with you at your own pace.

Areas of Experience & Special Interest:

Relationship problems / Low self-esteem / Anxiety
Depression / Grief/Bereavement / Pet Loss
Life transitions/quarter-life crisis / Stress management
LGBQ issues / Personal exploration & growth

I earned my Master's degree in Counseling Psychology from Lewis & Clark College, a CACREP accredited program, here in Portland, Oregon. I have clinical experience working with teens and adults in educational, medical, and residential settings. My focus was helping clients work through grief/loss, relationship issues, depression, anxiety, low self-esteem, and life transitions.

My fee is just $100 per 50-minute session. I offer a significant sliding fee and have several time slots available for reduced rates. I offer a free 50-minute consultation: an opportunity for us to connect, explore your needs, and create a forward path.

Please call 503-208-4208, or email me at shannon@quinncounseling.com with any questions or to schedule an appointment.

I look forward to working with you!


Michael Crockett, Psy.D.

Oregon Board of Psychologisst Examiners, License #2717

Psychotherapy for Adults
Specializing in Anxiety, Depression, Trauma, Life Transitions

Telephone: 503-893-2249
Email: Dr.MichaelCrockett@gmail.com

Website: NewDirectionsTherapy.com

Welcome. Are you struggling to define yourself socially or professionally? Is anxiety or depression hindering your enjoyment of life? My clients have often come to a place in life where they feel stuck and are in search of a new direction.

I utilize an integrative approach drawing from mindfulness, CBT (Cognitive Behavioral Therapy), and humanistic therapy systems. I studied psychology for a decade, completing a MA in General Psychology from NYU in 2007, and a Psy.D. in Clinical Psychology from Pacific University in 2014. The focus in our work together will be on what is happening in your life TODAY and how you want it to look differently. I strive to provide a safe, non-judgmental space so that you donít need to continue struggling on your own.

I specialize in treating anxiety, depression, relationship, and identity concerns. Depending on your needs, we can take a directive approach targeting specific symptoms (e.g. social anxiety, excessive worry, panic attacks) or a less structured approach where you can reflect upon your life and identify what you want to pursue.

Together, we can uncover the patterns in your thoughts, behaviors, and relationships that are holding you back, and establish a happier and healthier way of being in the world. I utilize a collaborative client-centered approach to provide the balance between supporting and challenging you that is necessary for promoting growth and change. My standard fee is $150 per session, and Iím am devoted to offering sliding scale options to those who need, but cannot afford my services. I certainly look forward to hearing from you.

MelissaMelissa Tomecek, M.A., LPC Intern

Oregon Board of Licensed Professional Counselors & Therapists, Registered Intern

Individual, Adolescent and Couples Therapy
LGBTQIA Friendly

Fees: $40 with sliding scale options

Telephone: 503-984-7920
Email: MelissaTomecekCounseling@gmail.com

I genuinely believe that it is the quality of the relationship between therapist and the client that allows for real, lasting changes to occur. My role as the therapist, is to walk alongside, and create a safe space for your growth and development. You are the expert on your life and journey, and it is my role to help guide through that journey.

I tailor therapy to meet your individual needs and achieve your desired outcome. My approach is to work with ideas from cognitive-behavioral counseling, changing behaviors and thought patterns. I also use a strengths based approach, focusing on your strengths as an individual, and them as an aide in your growth. Not limited by methods, I will take whatever approach is needed to meet your needs. I provide non-judgmental support in identifying and resolving current problems and long-standing patterns that get in the way of the change you wish to see in your life.

In my career, I have worked with adults with severe and persistent mental illness struggling with a multitude of issues including depression, anxiety and substance abuse. I completed my internship serving adolescents, dealing with depression and self- identity.

I enjoy working with individual adults and adolescents, as well as with couples facing challenges and wanting to achieve a more satisfying relationship overall. Issues may include depression, anxiety, fear, isolation and identity.

I received my degree in Mental Health Counseling from Antioch University, and I am currently working towards licensure. My fee is $40 per session and I offer sliding scale options for clients coping with financial difficulties.

Please give me a call ~ I look forward to speaking with you!

lauraLaura Kille, M.A.

Oregon Board of Licensed Professional Counselors & Therapists, Registered Intern (pending)

Specializing in Sexuality, Body Image
"Health at Every Size" & "Be Nourished" Informed
LGBTQIA+ Welcoming

Telephone: 303-845-0191
Email: laurakille@gmail.com

Thank you so much for checking out my page. I am honored that you are considering working with me!

As a counselor, it is my mission to help those who may be suffering from sexual health issues and/or negative body image. My education has focused on sexuality and sexual health, specifically how body image and sexuality intertwine for my clients. Body dissatisfaction can often be interwoven into our lives and can sometimes negatively affect our relationships.

I am "Health At Every Size" and "Be Nourished" informed and a LGBTQIA and Kink aware professional. Iíve worked as a sex educator and have spoken at Queer Sex Ed events. That being said, I am welcoming of all types of bodies -- no matter size, shape, color, gender, sexuality or ability status. If you have a body, you are welcome here!

My intention is to help all my clients feel at ease discussing sensitive topics, no matter what they are. We, as humans, have a strong desire to connect with others and when we explore our thoughts and feelings with intention and understanding, we can find ourselves discovering a new path of connection and healing.

I look forward to talking with you soon about your specific needs. Please contact me to set up an initial appointment.

4 Madilyn Long, M.S.W.

Oregon Board of Licensed Professional Counselors & Therapists, CSW / Clinical Supervisor: Andrew Rose, LCSW

LGBTQII, Partners & Families
Gender Non-Conforming, Creatives, Adolescents
Perinatal Mood Disorders

Fees: $40

Email: madilynlongtherapy@gmail.com
Telephone: 971-264-0944

I am an advanced-generalist social worker and, as such, employ a dynamic variety of therapeutic approaches that best suit your ever-evolving needs: strengths-based therapy, solution focused therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Dialectical Behavior Therapy, narrative, transpersonal, somatosensory, and mind-body bridging/mindfulness. I work through a holistic, systems-based lense to treat the whole person: mind, body, and spirit within their community systems.

I believe my role as a clinician is to offer you a safe, supportive, culturally-sensitive and collaborative environment where I can walk beside you as you discover and define your own potential for healing and creating the life experience you seek. I earned a Bachelor of Science in Psychology from Southern Utah University and a Master of Social Work from Utah State University. I am currently a licensed clinical social work intern through the state of Oregon and Washington working towards my full licensure. I am under the supervision of Andrew Rose, LCSW.

The following is a list (though not exhaustive) of my areas of interest, experience, and specialty:

LGBTQIA+ identifying individuals and their partners or families
Gender non-conforming, creative, or exploring individuals including children
Adolescents including those experiencing cognitive, attachment, and developmental disorders
Perinatal Mood Disorders (LGBTQIA inclusive and affirming)
Trauma Informed and Culturally Sensitive care for those that have experienced interpersonal trauma

I strive for accessibility in my practice. My fee is $40 per 50-minute session with a sliding scale option available for those experiencing financial hardship. I offer brief-solution focused counseling (6-20 sessions) or ongoing psychotherapy depending on your needs and desires for your personal journey. Payment is due at time of service and I accept cash or check.

I believe that a successful therapeutic experience starts with a trusting and collaborative relationship between clinician and client. For that reason, I offer a complimentary 25-minute consultation in-person or by phone to determine if I am a good fit for you. To schedule, please call or email me to set up an appointment.

I look forward to hearing from you!

4 Doug Vogel, M.S., LPC Intern

Oregon Board of Licensed Professional Counselors & Therapists / Clinical Supervisor: Steve Rodgers, LPC, LMFT

Counseling for men who are unwilling to go to counseling

Email: momentumcounselingpdx@gmail.com
Telephone: 971.266.4054

Men are often raised to believe that asking for help is a sign of weakness. Many of us were taught to be stoic, no matter what we are feeling. This is an unfortunate and destructive stigma. It can influence many to ignore the importance of striving to be mentally healthy, or even to avoid confiding in close friends or family. This type of emotional isolation can lead to unhealthy stress levels, difficulty with relationships and friendships, or simply a general dissatisfaction with life, among other problems.

I strive to provide clients with the opportunity to deal with the obstacles that stand between them, and the lives they want to lead. I provide a judgment-free zone, where clients can speak freely and receive honest and insightful feedback. It is my job to be an ally and guide to you, as you work through your challenges toward your goals. (Sometimes even helping you discover exactly what those goals are.)

I work with adults of all cultural backgrounds, genders, ethnicities, and abilities. My theoretical orientation is eclectic, but rooted in the principles of Humanistic and Existential therapeutic styles. In my approach, I also emphasize mindfulness, and I am skilled in the therapeutic use of various cognitive-behavioral techniques. I look forward to hearing from you.


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