Dr. Alissa Bazinet, PHD
Alissa Bazinet is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist practicing at Somatic Center Portland, LLC. She specializes in mindfulness-based, emotion-focused, and holistic psychotherapy methods to working with adults with histories of trauma, addictions, depression, anxiety, and chronic pain/illness. She also has background and experience in supporting individuals to integrate non-ordinary states of consciousness (induced through substances or otherwise), and is passionate about harm reduction approaches to working with substance use.
Lesley Burke, L.P.C., ATR
Licensed Professional Counselor, Art Therapist
Lesley is a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) and Registered Art Therapist (ATR), and her practice currently focuses on trauma, PTSD, substance abuse, anxiety, and non-ordinary states of consciousness, including those induced by the use of psychedelics. Lesley’s intention is to create a trauma-informed, non-judgmental healing space for all clients. Lesley is also a certified yoga teacher and may incorporate mindfulness, breath, and body awareness into sessions when appropriate to facilitate relaxation and grounding.
Lesley works with individuals 18 and over providing the following services:
- EMDR: an evidence based treatment for trauma and PTSD
- Integration of non-ordinary states of consciousness, including psychedelic experiences
- A harm reduction approach to substance use.
Timothy Crespi, LPC, CADC
Professional Counselor, Owner, Community Organizer
Timothy Crespi is a Licensed Professional Counselor and owner of Somatic Center Portland, LLC. He works with both individuals and couples struggling with PTSD, major life transitions, relationship challenges, and addictions.
Brian Hannah, MSW, LCSW
Licensed Clinical Social Worker
Brian Hannah is a licensed clinical social worker who works with individuals from an integrative therapy approach. Brian is poised to serve a wide variety of people and situations, and specializes in grief and loss, difficult life transitions, coping with chronic illnesses, substance abuse, and integrating experiences of non-ordinary states of consciousness. Brian is passionate about providing a supportive and therapeutic presence for those who are seeking an empathetic, reflective, and healing space in which to explore their relationship with themselves and others.
Jay Hopkins, MA, LPC
Licensed Professional Counselor
Jay Hopkins is a seasoned Licensed Professional Counselor with 18+ years of experience working in mental healthcare. Integrating a number of therapeutic modalities (Gestalt, Body Oriented Psychotherapy, Emotionally Focused Therapy, Mindfulness-Based Therapy), Jay’s well-informed approach is holistic, person-centered, relational, down-to-earth and focused mindfully in the here-and-now. Jay enjoys maintaining a diversified clientele, working with individuals of various ages, cultures, sexual orientations and gender identities. Likewise, Jay willingly brings his tenacity, insight, heart, and experience to helping individuals with a variety of personal issues and mental health challenges; and tailors each person’s treatment to uniquely address their particular suffering.
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Gina Gratza, MS, LMFT
Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist
Ira Karon, MA
Licensed Professional Counselor Intern
Rachel Raphael, MS, LPC
Licensed Professional Counselor
Rachel Raphael is a relationship specialist who supports couples, adult families and individuals toward creating relationship health. Areas of expertise include premarital/precoupling counseling, communication skill-building, infidelity recovery and navigating separation/divorce/family blending. She is trained in Emotion Focused Therapy for Couples (EFT-C), EMDR, Family Systems Behavioral Therapy and the mindfulness-based Hakomi method.
Laura Riley, LPC
Licensed Professional Counselor
Laura works with individuals and groups 18 and older and specializes in trauma resolution, PTSD, attachment, pre-verbal trauma, sexual abuse, women’s issues, grief/loss, relationships/intimacy, integration of non-ordinary states of consciousness including psychedelic experiences and shamanic journeying, LGBTQ issues and empowerment for empaths.
Juliana Wallace, LCSW, RYT
Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Registered Yoga Therapist
Juliana Wallace is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) and Registered Yoga Teacher (RYT) she studied Social Work at the University of Central Florida and graduated from the Yoga Conservatory at Yoga Refuge. Her professional career has been focused in social justice, anti-oppressive practice, and supporting vulnerable community members in Portland. Her current private practice was created to provide individual counseling, supervision, training, and consultation. A life long learner and regional teacher of Trauma Informed Care her current clinical practice is grounded in the connection of trauma and cultural stress to coping skills. Using self-reflection, mindfulness, harm reduction and promotion of safe spaces to practice vulnerability. Juliana provides integration of altered states of consciousness including
Antonia Vee, LPC
Licensed Professional Counselor
Stephen Higgins, MSOM, LAc.
Licensed Acupuncturist, Mindfulness Counselor
Stephen is a Licensed Acupuncturist, Chinese Herbalist, and graduate of the META Institute/Hakomi Institute of Oregon. In addition to his clinical practice, he teaches in the Masters of Science in Integrative Mental Health program at National University of Natural Medicine (NUNM).
He provides effective healthcare to his patients by utilizing precise diagnostic techniques, traditional acupuncture, herbal medicine, and bodywork. He also assists clients with mental-emotional wellbeing and personal development through Hakomi-Informed Mindful Somatic Processing.
Stephen has had success treating patients with acute injuries, chronic pain, anxiety, depression, digestive disorders, and heart and lung diseases. He views wellness as a “great journey” and has a particular passion for allying with his patients and clients longer term.
If you’d like to form a partnership aimed toward walking your health journey together, please be in touch!
Aram Levendosky, L.Ac., MAcOM
Aram is a licensed acupuncturist and holds a Masters of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine from the Oregon College of Oriental Medicine. His undergraduate degree in religious studies from UC Santa Barbara prompted his travels to Japan where he lived for four years and was a Buddhist monk.
Aram’s time as a monk inspired him to study acupuncture as a way to help others, and to fulfill his purpose to bring about a healthier world.
Phone: (971) 269-4191
Body Work and Massage Therapy
Chris Browne, LMT
Licensed Massage Therapist, Craniosacral worker
Chris graduated from the Boulder College of Massage Therapy in 1999 and has been working as a LMT ever since. He is trained in Deep Tissue, Swedish, Integrative/Intuitive, Craniosacral, and Reiki therapies. He appreciates the level of presence that occurs with his clients, focusing on their physical and emotional concerns while allowing his hands and intuition to provide the most nurturing and beneficial care possible at that moment. He thrives on making people feel better in their own bodies, and is passionate about movement in all its forms, styles and modalities. Chris feels that massage offers a viable path for achieving physical health, freedom, flexibility, ability and well-being in pursuit of living a happier, healthier life.
Caitlin Capistran, DPT
Doctor of Physical Therapy
Caitlin is a trauma-informed bodyworker who takes a holistic approach to working with the body. Caitlin works with a deep understanding of the interconnection between body, mind, and spirit; she uses gentle hands-on treatment techniques to restore balance and ease within the body. Her work supports people experiencing tension, pain, fatigue, chronic illness, and mental health issues.
Amy Beth Johnson, N.D.
Dr. Amy Johnson combines cutting edge science with ancient wisdom and common sense therapies to care for people with a wide range of concerns. Her emphasis centers around getting her patients healthy enough to care for themselves so they need her only for tune-ups and major life events.
Dr. Johnson is particularly conscious of meeting patients where they are and holding space for them throughout the process of finding and maintaining wellness.
She utilizes a broad toolbox of modalities with a foundation of nutrition, botanical medicine, and classical homeopathy. Classical homeopathy is a passion for her as this medicine fosters the development of each individual’s uniqueness. She enjoys the connections created with her patients and the successes they have in overcoming deep seated obstacles.
Dr. Johnson is Board Certified by the Oregon Board of Naturopathic Examiners. In 2004 she received her doctorate of Naturopathic Medicine from the National College of Natural Medicine (NCNM) in Portland, Oregon. She completed five years post doctorate studies in classical homeopathy with Drs. Paul Herscu and Amy Rothenburg of the New England School of Homeopathy (NESH).
She completed her undergraduate studies at Michigan State University, where she received her BA in microbiology and public health, igniting a fascination for the intricate balance of life. She gained an appreciation for the essential nature of the matrix of microorganisms in our digestive tract, believing this to be the key to optimal health.
Her foundation in natural healing came from an apprenticeship with renowned healer and educator Daniele Laberge in the Eastern provinces of rural Quebec. With Ms. Laberge’s mentorship on her biodynamic herb farm, L’Armoire Aux Herbes, Amy learned a down-to-earth approach to holistic health care.
Interested in renting space?
We have part-time, beautifully furnished office spaces available for somatic oriented therapists, psychologists, and counselors. We also have two spaces available for Acupuncturists, massage therapists, and craniosacral workers.
All spaces are rented by 6, 12, 18 or 24 hours per week. Please inquire by sending us some info about yourself and what you are seeking to: email@example.com. We look forward to meeting you!