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Our  professional counselors provide compassionate and culturally sensitive care for individuals, couples and families seeking improved emotional health.

Consider counseling for:

  • Personal exploration and growth
  • Treatment for depression, bipolar and anxiety
  • Trauma and PTSD
  • Managing stress
  • Navigating life transitions
  • Relationship concerns
  • Grief and loss
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Meet the Providers

Catherine Caruso, LCSW

Catherine is a licensed clinical social worker and certified drug and alcohol counselor. She received her Bachelor of Social Work from University of Portland in 2010. She then went on to complete her Master of Social Work at Portland State University in 2015. She has worked extensively with survivors of domestic violence and individuals experiencing [...]

Alexandra Leichter, MSW, LCSW

Alexandra is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker who specializes in relationship therapy. She works with both couples and individuals who want to focus on issues around relationships whether that is couples counseling, individuals who are having a difficult time in their relationships, premarital counseling or divorce counseling. She is a PREPARE/ENRICH Marital and Pre-Marital Facilitator and is in the process of completing Gottman Couples Therapy training. To schedule an appointment call Alexandra at (503) 327-3945. Want to learn more? Visit PDX Relationship Therapy.

Jeffrey Peyton, LPC

Jeffrey C. Peyton LPC, NCC, CADC-II Licensed Professional Counselor National Certified Counselor Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor For over 15 years, Jeff has devoted himself to the care and emotional wellbeing of adolescents, young adults and their families. Known for his calm and compassionate style, Jeff is highly regarded for his ability to quickly build [...]

Kaci Schmitt, LPC Intern

There are times in life where we can use an empathic, nonjudgmental listener who can be present with us as we explore our challenges and develop insight into what we truly need. Kaci began her practice because she believes that all individuals have the capacity to grow, heal, and transform, and that we all have [...]

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