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National Queer & Trans Therapists of Color Network

The National Queer and Trans Therapists of Color Network (NQTTCN) is a healing justice organization committed to transforming mental health for queer and trans people of color (QTPoC). We work at the intersection of movements for social justice and the field of mental health to integrate healing justice into both of these spaces. Our overall goal is to increase access to healing justice resources for QTPoC.

Owls' Nest North

Phone: (503) 281-1166 | Owl’s Nest North Therapy Joint is a collection of like-minded mental health practitioners that share a commitment to social consciousness and to serving struggling and marginalized people. They offer a sliding scale based on income to those who aren’t able to pay their full fees. The sliding scale is intended for those who are truly in need (and not those who are supported by family money in any way, are not historically and systemically underprivileged, and/or who have the freedom not to work).

Portland Psychotherapy

Phone: (503) 281-4852 | Portland Psychotherapy provides services through the lens of a specialized form of cognitive-behavior therapy called Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, and their services include individual therapy, relationship therapy, as well as many classes and groups. This clinic is built on a social enterprise model with the goal of being able to use any profits they make to support activities that contribute to the greater social good, including offering extensive low-fee services.

River's Way Clinic

Phone: (541) 972-3324 | River’s Way Clinic in NW Portland is an affordable, sliding-scale clinic providing services to individuals, couples, families, children, and groups. Therapists may be students or graduates of The Process Work Institute’s Masters programs or certifications, or may be from other programs around the country focusing on depth psychology (though not exclusively). Processwork was originally developed by local Jungian author and analyst Arnold Mindell, and many practitioners here are especially skilled at working with dreams, body symptoms, group or relationship conflict, and extreme states. Clients can be seen virtually or in person. They do not take insurance, but work on a sliding scale based on monthly resources including income from work, money received from disability, unemployment, inheritances, food stamps, etc.:

Portland Therapy Center

Email: jeff@portlandtherapycenter.com | An online community of Portland area mental health professionals seeking to make the experience of finding a therapist easy.

Allies in Change

Phone: (503) 297-7979 | Email: allies@alliesinchange.org | Allies in Change is a non-profit social activist organization and counseling services center. We offer individual counseling, couples counseling, and group counseling for people of all genders struggling with a variety of issues, including relationship issues, rebuilding trust, anger, depression, stress, anxiety, significant life transitions, PTSD, as well as many other issues.

William Temple House

Phone: (503) 226-3021 | For more than 50 years, William Temple House has been a leader in providing accessible counseling. We offer one of the most affordable mental health services in Portland, with pay-what-you-can fees ranging from $0 to $80 per session. Our counseling sessions are provided by graduate-student interns who are in the process of completing their Masters degrees, and in some cases by volunteers who are licensed or pre-licensed therapists. All counseling sessions are offered by appointment. We offer telehealth and in-person sessions based on client preference. We do not provide emergency or crisis counseling services.

Lewis & Clark Community Counseling Center

Phone: (503) 768-6320 | Lewis & Clark provides comprehensive mental health counseling services for individuals, couples, families, and/or groups with diverse needs and life challenges. The services are outpatient in nature. Counselors typically see clients on a once per week basis and meet for 50 minute sessions. Issues addressed in therapy can include depression, anxiety, stress, trauma, gender identity, sexuality, relationship issues, grief and loss, career issues, eating and body image concerns, unanticipated life events, substance use counseling, social injustice, and more.

David Romprey Oregon Warmline - Peer Support 24/7

Phone: (800) 698-2392 | David Romprey Oregon Warmline is a peer-run service, providing a powerful framework for creating relationships where both people learn and grow together. The warmline is there for anyone for whatever they may be going through. A caring team of trained peers offers nonjudgmental and confidential peer support every day. The goal is to connect with callers, listen, and discover together how to make sense of experiences. People can see more possibilities for themselves when connecting with a compassionate peer. Warmline team members are people who have experienced life challenges – including moods, voices, visions, trauma, and addictions and know what it is like to feel big feelings or to find themselves in moments when there seems to be little to hope for. Hours of operation for the warmline are Monday to Sunday 9am to 11pm.

Multnomah County Mental Health Call Center

Phone: (503) 988-4888 | The Mental Health Call Center is there to listen for anyone who is having trouble functioning. The team of mental health professionals is prepared to help anyone experiencing mental health issues at any time, in any language. This call center offers free, 24/7 mental health support, interpretation services for non-English speakers, referrals to low-cost or sliding-scale agencies, help finding mental health providers, and information about non-crisis community resources.

Portland Elder Counseling

Phone: (503) 616-6862 | Portland Elder Counseling is made up of professionals in the field of counseling and support services for older adults. The mission is simple: to help seniors remain in their home and independent for as long as possible, to live free of depression, anxiety, and anticipatory grief, and for caregivers of older persons to be supported. Services include counseling, case management, in-home assessments and family mediation. Counseling for older adults focus on any number of changes associated with aging, including illness, chronic pain, grief, loss, role transitions (such as career changes and retirement), isolation, distances from family.

Northwest Family Services

Phone: (503) 546-6377 | Northwest Family Services supports family stability, child well-being, and victims of a crime by focusing on the social determinants of health. Through evidence-based and best practice strategies, Northwest Family Services offers a wide range of youth programs and services, including case management, and alcohol and drug prevention. Northwest Family Services offers individual, couple, and family counseling as well as educational seminars and classes on a variety of topics. Counseling can help with depression, anxiety, grief, parenting, communication skills, trauma, eating disorders, anger management, relationship stress, and more. These services are available in English and Spanish.

Portland Processwork Clinic

Phone: (503) 321-5002 | Portland Processwork Clinic welcomes diverse individuals who are looking for support to resolve conflicts, find meaning, and deepen or work with feelings and problems. The clinic offers affordable, confidential counseling and personal growth services for individuals, couples, families and groups. Portland Processwork Clinic offers services to all people regardless of age, race, cultural background, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, physical or mental abilities. Integrating dream work, movement, body symptoms, relationship, and community issues, Portland Processwork counselors offer transformative ways to work on personal growth, relationship conflicts and inner disturbances. Therapists are experienced in supporting people with sexuality and gender concerns, relationship and family issues, emotional distress, feeling low and helpless, grief and loss, eating issues, self esteem, discovering meaning in difficulties, abuse, and more.

Pacific Psychology & Comprehensive Health Clinic

Phone: (503) 352-2400 | Pacific Psychology & Comprehensive Health Clinic provides affordable and accessible outpatient assessment, therapy, and primary care services to children, adults, couples and families. Comprehensive psycho-educational and neuropsychological assessments are provided for a variety of academic, attention, medical and emotional difficulties including learning disabilities, ADHD, PTSD evaluations, and more. Counseling and therapy services are also provided based on an evidence-based treatment philosophy.

The PSU Community Counseling Clinic

Phone: (503) 725-4620 | The Counselor Education Program at Portland State University's Graduate School of Education operates a Community Counseling Clinic that gives counseling students experience working with clients, while offering the community low-cost counseling services. The counselors working in the clinic are practicum students supervised by interns and faculty. The clinic does not offer medication services or help during a mental health crisis. The clinic provides individual, couple, and family counseling to community members, students, families, and others at affordable rates.