Counseling &  Psychotherapy


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

Eugene, Albany & Telehealth

Rita Hicks, LMFT

 Albany Therapist

Rita has two grown daughters and two grandchildren. She enjoys gardening, playing with her dog, “Jake,” traveling and reading.

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Can I help you ?

Psychotherapy and counseling can be helpful in a variety of issues. You can ask for Rita's help if you have challenges in the following areas:

Depression and Sadness

Anxiety, Panic, Worry or Stress

Trauma and PTSD, single event trauma's or complex trauma 

Veteran issues and Military families. 



Approach

Rita follows a family systems approach to therapy, noting that many factors impact a family experiencing difficulties, and that a family in therapy can work together to help family members reduce distress and relieve the strain on the family. Rita also utilizes Strategic Therapy techniques, including building on individual strengths to foster desired changes in behavior.

Experience

Rita has extensive experience working with military individuals, couples and families. She also has experience with anxiety, mood, and adjustment disorders, ADHD in both adolescents and adults, grief and loss, trauma and PTSD, co-occurring disorders and relationship issues.

Formal Training and Education

Rita Hicks attended the University of California at Riverside for her undergraduate degree and Loma Linda University in Loma Linda, California, where she earned her post-graduate degree in Marriage and Family Therapy. In her work, Rita provides counseling services to adults, adolescents, couples and families.

Hours and Billing

Sessions are scheduled by appointment and are usually 45-55 minutes long depending on insurance and individual need.

In-Person sessions and TeleHealth available


Tuesday 12PM - 7PM

Wednesday 12pM - 7PM

Thursday 12PM - 7PM

Monday 12AM - 7PM

I am in-network with:

  • PacificSource OHP (PSCS)
  • IHN (Intercommunity Health Network) OHP
  • OHP Open Card 
  • PacificSource (Commercial insurance)
  • Cigna/EverNorth
  • Moda
  • Aetna
  • Optum/United
  • Providence
  • Samaritan Health