Counseling &  Psychotherapy


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COUNSELING & PSYCHOTHERAPY​ for Children, Teenagers, Adults and Couples

Joanna Ferreira LPC Intern

My name is Joanna Ferreira and I am a Licensed Professional Counselor Intern in the State of Oregon. I hold a Master’s of Science Degree in Mental Health Counseling, Capella University Alumni, and Bachelor of Science in Applied Psychology, from University of Lodz, Poland.I am also a Nationally Certified Counselor.

I am an European American, born in Poland with bilingual and multicultural background, a Buddhism student and practitioner, dog person and Outdoors and Art enthusiast. In my free time I like to run with my dog, read a good book, make art for fun or simply do absolutely nothing. 

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Can I help you?

I would love to help anyone who is looking to grow on a deeper level, and is ready to dedicate time and energy to the active process of exploration and transformation of self; I specialize in trauma informed and somatic treatments for :


PTSD and C-PTSD, 

I am well versed in treating anxiety,

depression, grief

and attachment related wounding. 


I work primarily with young adults and adults. 



Therapeutic focus

The modalities I am trained and experienced in include : MCBT (Mindfulness-based Cognitive Behavioral Therapy), DBT (Dialectical Behavioral Therapy), MBSR (Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction), EMDR, Narrative Therapy and Brief Solution Focused Therapy as well as Buddhist Psychology. As a result of the therapeutic bond I form with my clients, they are able to activate their highest potential of compassion and wisdom and reach greater peace and satisfaction in their daily lives.

Approach

Using evidenced-based and a holistic approach to serve my clients, I can teach you useful and practical ways of managing emotional states. We will tailor tools and interventions to your individual needs and help you practice skills to make progress toward your life goals. I would love to help you in self-discovery and exploration of your needs, with compassion and room for intuitive learning, frequently in guided meditation. I can help you feel more connected to self and others in compassionate and insightful way, and to move through life with joy, ease and acceptance of reality. I can also help creating more satisfying relationships with others, reduce fears and deepen the meaning and spiritual aspect of your life in the atmosphere of unconditional acceptance and respect . 

Experience

I have over ten years of experience in the field of mental health and have worked with various populations, both in the US and Europe, including youth, young adults and adults with a variety of behavioral and emotional challenges. I specialize in delivering trauma and culturally informed individual and group therapy for Anxiety, Depression, ADHD, Life Transitions, Relational Issues, Grief, Attachment Disorders, Self Growth and some work with non chronic PTSD.

Formal Training and Education

I am trained in EMDR, CBT, MCBT, DBT and MBSR. I hold a Bachelor of Science Degree in Applied Psychology from University of Lodz, Poland (2006 Alumni), and Master's of Science Degree in Mental Health Counseling from Capella University, Minneapolis, Minnesota (2016)

Hours and Billing

Tuesday 12PM - 7PM

Wednesday 12pM - 7PM

Thursday 12PM - 7PM

Monday 12AM - 7PM


Online therapy available

Sessions are scheduled by appointment and are 

usually between 45 and 55 minutes long, depending 

on insurance and individual need.


I am in-network with Trilllium, OPH (Oregon Health plan) Open Card, Pacific Source and PacificSource Community Solutions (OHP).

I also  accept self - pay clients, please contact our office for rates.