Our Counselors and Therapists

Joanne Chan, Psy.D.

Joanne Chan, Psy.D.

Over the past decade, I have developed a specialized practice in the treatment of OCD, hoarding disorder, anxiety disorders (e.g. phobias, panic disorder, generalized anxiety), and trauma/stress related disorders. I find working with these conditions particularly rewarding because it allows me to be creative in how I design treatment interventions, and is also aligned with … Read moreOur Counselors and Therapists

Bryce Doehne, PsyD

Bryce Doehne, Psy.D.

I specialize in helping people who may appear to others as high-functioning, high-achievers, who have it “all together.” However, too much self-control, striving, inhibition, and perfectionism can result in suffering. This overarching problem is called overcontrol and it gets in the way of people being able to relax, loosen up, enjoy life, and create fulfilling … Read moreOur Counselors and Therapists

Angela Izmirian, Ph.D.

Angela Izmirian, Ph.D.

I see therapy as a collaborative process. I try to help clients find what isn’t working in their lives and help them “try on” different ways of thinking, feeling, and behaving. In a sense, therapy can at times be a “trial and error” where I provide coping skills for my clients and check in to … Read moreOur Counselors and Therapists

Kati Lear, Ph.D.

Kati Lear, Ph.D.

As a therapist and researcher, I am passionate about helping people who suffer from pervasive self-criticism and negative self-image, particularly those struggling with self-injury and suicidal thinking. Whether working with individuals struggling with depression, anxiety, or reactions to traumatic experiences, my goal in therapy is to help clients to be more present with their feelings … Read moreOur Counselors and Therapists

Jenna LeJeune, Ph.D

Jenna LeJeune, Ph.D

Many of the people come to me because they are feeling “stuck” in their lives. They often feel a loss of vitality, satisfaction, or meaning in their lives. That “stuckness” may come in the form of a chronic sense of emptiness or depression, difficulties with intimacy and relationships, struggles integrating past trauma and other painful … Read moreOur Counselors and Therapists

Priyadarshani Loess, PhD

Priyadarshani (Priya) Loess, Ph.D.

While I enjoy working with adults on a wide range of issues (for example, depression, anxiety, or relationship issues), I am particularly focused on helping people process and heal from trauma, PTSD, invalidation, abuse, and sexual violence. Another focus for me is helping people manage difficult emotions and develop more self-compassion, self-acceptance, and mindfulness. I … Read moreOur Counselors and Therapists

Jason Luoma Ph.D

Jason Luoma, Ph.D

***If you are looking for therapy, I am not currently accepting new clients. To learn about our other excellent therapists, go to this page.*** I provide evidence-based psychotherapy aimed at helping people create whole vital lives that can be lived with integrity. I strive to help people live better, to be more fully alive in their … Read moreOur Counselors and Therapists

Brian Pilecki, Ph.D.

Brian Pilecki, Ph.D.

Using evidence-based methods, I specialize in the treatment of anxiety disorders (OCD, generalized anxiety, social anxiety, panic disorder), trauma and PTSD, and matters related to the use of psychedelics.  I also have experience treating depression and mood disorders, LGBTQIA+ populations, and general life problems.  My therapy approach centers on Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), a … Read moreOur Counselors and Therapists

Brian Thompson, Ph.D.

Brian Thompson, Ph.D

As a licensed psychologist and Director of the Portland Psychotherapy Anxiety Clinic, I specialize in evidence-based treatment for problems related to anxiety, stress, and worry. My specialty areas include obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD—including Pure “O” and relationship OCD), repetitive hair pulling (trichotillomania) and skin picking (excoriation), and trauma/PTSD. Additionally, I work with panic and health anxiety … Read moreOur Counselors and Therapists

Kyong Yi LCSW

Kyong Yi, LCSW

I approach therapy as a partnership. You are the expert on your life. My role is to facilitate a process to increase your strength and resilience, empower you in moving towards your goals, help heal from emotional pain, and break free from patterns that have acted as barriers to the life you want to live. … Read moreOur Counselors and Therapists

What Makes Us Unique

Portland Psychotherapy is a clinic, research & training center with a unique business model that funds scientific research. This results in a team of therapists who are exceptionally well-trained and knowledgeable about their areas of specialty.