4625 SW Washington Ave (Beaverton)
Fawn McCool, LCSW
Fawn is a licensed clinical social worker who takes a genuine and collaborative approach to every counseling session. With an easy-going communication style she is a compassionate listener yet supports growth with evidence-based interventions. Fawn draws heavily from attachment theory and interpersonal neurobiology which she blends with narrative, cognitive behavioral, feminist, and mindfulness modalities for a holistic approach to healing. She has specialized training in working with clients who identify as women who have experienced challenges in motherhood such as adjustment issues, loss, infertility, postpartum mood/anxiety disorders, birth trauma, or NICU/PICU stays.
Fawn received her bachelor’s degree from Columbia College Chicago and her Master of Social Work from California State University, Los Angeles. She additionally has completed an Interpersonal Neurobiology certificate from Portland State University and MamaCare Certificate from the Shoshana Center.
In addition to private practice, Fawn has worked in a variety of settings providing skilled trauma-informed services to families, women and children. She teaches at Portland Community College, speaks at conferences on the neurobiology of birth trauma and maternal mental health, sits on the board of directors with NICU Families Northwest, and volunteers with Baby Blues Connection. Fawn is a LGBTQ+ affirming provider. When she is not working or researching Fawn loves cooking, family adventures, or spending as much time outdoors as possible-from farmers markets to hiking. When she gets a moment away from the family you can find her behind a sewing machine or reading.
Chloe Lee-Zorn, PsyD
Dr. Lee-Zorn graduated from George Fox University in 2012 after completing her APA accredited internship at the University of Hawaii-Manoa. Dr Lee-Zorn was licensed as a psychologist in 2013 and her specialties include working with individuals who are dealing with relationship issues, including: a new relationship/marriage, the end of a relationship, the birth of a child or experiencing a deployed family member.
Dr. Lee-Zorn also serves in the Army National Guard and is proud to support her spouse, who is also an Army Officer. Dr. Lee-Zorn’s expertise is in: grief/loss, military service and families, as well as postpartum/ prenatal care. She focuses on mind and body wellness, specifically with consideration for diet, exercise, sleep and relational support. She has a wide variety of experiences in treating people from all walks of life, and looks forward to helping YOU work through your challenges.
In her free time, Dr. Lee-Zorn enjoys spending time with her husband and two young sons. She loves exercising, in all forms, and also maintains a blog about her military experiences.
Amy Boyer, LCSW
Amy is a licensed clinical social worker who recently moved from New York where she had a private practice in the city and upstate for 15 years. Her specialty is helping people move to the core of their issues and become aware of the underlying root cause of their pain. She combines talk therapy with visualization, meditation and energy work to help each client open to the deeper beliefs, patterns and conditioning that inform their current circumstances.
Amy believes that as we face and resolve our inner pain, our outer world begins to shift and transform. We have the ability to change our lives, communicate better, love ourselves and each other in healthier ways. By facing the inner pain we hold, whether emotional, mental or physical, we begin to heal ourselves from the inside out.
This is deep transformational work that allows each individual to release long held pain and move deeper into the truth of who they are.
Viviana Durflinger, LPC
Viviana is a Licensed Professional Counselor who enjoys working with women and teens. Viviana enjoys working with teens that feel "stuck" and have a difficult time navigating academic, family, and societal pressures. Viviana also enjoys working with women that work in high demand jobs, (including staying at home to raise children) struggle with anxiety, depression and relationship issues.
Viviana’s personal philosophy is to meet the needs of the client using a humanistic, holistic, solution focused and action driven approach to counseling. Viviana’s passion is helping individuals find healing and empowerment.
Viviana is fluent in both English and Spanish and holds a Master's in Professional Studies with a focus on Creative Arts Therapy from the School of Visual Arts in New York City. She has a Bachelors of Science from Lesley College in Cambridge, Massachusetts. She is a Licensed Professional Counselor in Oregon, and an Art Therapy Registered, Board Certified, Creative Arts Therapist.
12225 SW 2nd Street Office (Beaverton)
Xander Hayden, LPC
Xander received his Master's from Lewis & Clark College in 2015 and obtained his LPC licensure in 2018. Through his clinical internship at TransActive Gender Center, he developed his specialization of working with gender diverse youth and their families. Furthermore, he has also received additional training and certification from Lewis & Clark in working with eating disorders.
Xander has extensive experience writing letters and coordinating care for gender diverse individuals undergoing medical transition. Xander enjoys working with all ages, the LGBT+ population, and is especially experienced in working with individuals experiencing autism spectrum disorder, gender dysphoria, and eating disorders. He also identifies as being social justice oriented. In his work, Xander primarily conceptualizes his clients through a psychodynamic lens, but is also influenced by feminist therapies, critical theories, narrative therapy and DBT.
Xander currently holds Bachelor’s degrees in Mandarin Chinese and Women’s Studies as well as his Master’s in Professional Mental Health Counseling. He is now working on a third Bachelor’s degree in Biology in the hopes of attending medical school in the near future. Being an avid adventurer, Xander enjoys riding motorcycles, skateboarding, snowboarding, scuba diving, traveling, and exploring the outdoors with his dogs.
8285 SW Nimbus Ave (Beaverton)
Paul Guinther, Ph. D
Paul is a licensed psychologist who helps adults live more fulfilling lives using mindfulness and values-based therapies. These research-supported therapies include Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Behavioral Activation, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Exposure Therapy, and Motivational Interviewing. He also addresses chronic physical pain using research-supported Pain Neuroscience Education. Paul can help people living with chronic physical pain, persistent complex bereavement, posttraumatic stress disorder, anxiety, panic, phobias, relationship difficulties, and depression. He uses a compassionate approach to reduce suffering while helping you more fully engage in a vital life of meaning and purpose.
Paul grew up in Colorado where he earned a master’s degree in experimental psychology from the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs. He earned his doctorate degree in clinical psychology from the University of New Mexico, held his internship at the George E. Wahlen Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Utah, and moved to Oregon to participate in extensive postdoctoral training in Acceptance and Commitment Therapy. He collaborates with psychological researchers worldwide to find healthy new ways of living well, while directly serving as a clinician in our local community.
Outside of work, Paul enjoys spending time with his family, getting out into nature, and traveling. He also enjoys dabbling in music and other arts, and is known to binge watch comedies, thrillers, and science fiction.
Rachel Newton, LPC
Rachel is a Licensed Professional Counselor in the state of Oregon who holds a Master's degree in mental health counseling from Lewis and Clark College and a Bachelor's degree in Psychology from the University of Colorado at Boulder.
Rachel works with adults who identify as female and older adolescents impacted by anxiety, depression, trauma and relationship distress. Rachel also has experience working with adult clients to address emotional and sexual intimacy concerns through a sex positive approach.
Rachel's personal philosophy integrates attachment, client centered, strengths based approaches. Rachel also incorporates CBT, DBT, mindfulness and motivational interviewing approaches to support and empower clients in meeting their goals.
Rachel believes it is important to listen, hear and honor the experiences lived by others and healing begins once an open and non-judgmental space is created for one's experiences.
Rachel enjoys being in nature through walks and hiking. She plays tennis, enjoys coffee, podcasts, mystery novels, zen tangle, and traveling to be with family in Colorado.
Sara Jensen, Psy.D.
Dr. Sara Jensen is a licensed psychologist who received her Psy.D. in Clinical Psychology from Pacific University School of Professional Psychology. She is also a licensed School Psychologist. Dr. Jensen has vast experience working with children, adolescents, families, and adults in a variety of settings with complex mental health needs, providing both individual and group work. Dr. Jensen’s theoretical orientation is a combination of evidenced-based Cognitive-Behavioral and Insight-Oriented frameworks, depending on what is the best fit for the client. Dr. Jensen enjoys working with clients from diverse backgrounds and in all age groups. She strives to identify, work from, and build upon client's strengths and empower individuals/families to achieve change through the use of current research, coupled with a warm and solution-focused style. She is passionate about her work, helping to create positive change, with development of skills to manage what is getting in the way, and make sense of problematic cognitive and behavioral patterns.
Debbie Fitzpatrick, LPC
Debbie works with clients who are experiencing anxiety, depression, emotional sensitivity, relationship issues, or difficulty focusing. Her emphasis is on cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT). Debbie believes that helping individuals understand how their thoughts and behaviors contribute to intense emotions is the key to mental health. She teaches specific and diverse skills and coaches her clients to use them in real-life situations, primarily by challenging unhealthy cognitive patterns. Debbie also uses behavioral management techniques to help clients gain control over repetitive or compulsive actions and to reduce anxiety in feared situations.
Debbie received her master’s degree in school counseling from Xavier University in Ohio and completed a 2-year clinical licensure in Clinical Mental Health. She attended Oregon State University for her undergraduate degree, where she majored in Human Development.
Debbie is able to put clients at ease and establish a genuine connection from the start. Clients tend to appreciate her sense of humor and warm, caring style. She strives to give each individual a unique therapy experience. It is her goal to encourage her clients to begin a journey to wellness and productivity.
Jenny Applegate, LCSW
Jenny utilizes a nonjudgmental and collaborative approach to counseling, and draws from multiple treatment orientations including cognitive behavioral, solution-focused, and Dialectical Behavioral Therapy techniques. Jenny takes a holistic approach to counseling, and utilizes humor and collaboration to better relationships, improve communication, and navigate life transitions. Practicing from an intersectional feminist and anti-oppressive lens, she utilizes evidence based treatment strategies to provide support and assist clients in making meaningful change. Jenny is an LGBTQIA+ affirming provider.
Jenny has spent multiple years providing clinical social work services in Emergency Departments, and has worked in multiple hospital-based settings, including labor and delivery and neonatal intensive care units. Jenny has extensive experience working with grief and bereavement, chronic illness, including HIV/AIDS and dementia, as well as providing support to family caregivers experiencing loss.
Education and Training:
BA Psychology Whitworth University, Spokane, WA
MSW New York University, New York, NY
Emory University Savvy Caregiver training
Dialectical Behavioral Therapy trainings through Portland DBT Institute
Abby Bohn, PMHNP - BC
Abby is a Board-Certified Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner with a Master’s in Social Work. Her focus is on working with young adults and adults, pregnant and postpartum people, and Queer and Trans communities providing medication management services. She works with those experiencing a variety of concerns including depression, anxiety, ADHD, and trauma.
She strives to provide an empowering and supportive safe space that puts individuals in the driving seat to accomplish their goals. She utilizes a patient-centered and strengths-based approach to care and believes what people want most is to be heard and seen.
She values a holistic and individualized approach to treatment and recognizes that while many people may present with similar symptoms, the cause and context make every situation unique.
Abby has lived in Portland for over 8 years and when she is not at work she can be found with a cup of coffee in her hand, walking, cycling, and spending time with family.
Erin Machan, LPC, LMFT
Erin is a Licensed Professional Counselor and Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist. She received a Master's degree in Marriage and Family Therapy from George Fox University and a Bachelors of Science degree in psychology from Western Oregon University. Her past clinical experience is in outpatient services providing therapy for children, adolescents, adults and families.
Erin works with adolescents and adults who identify as female ranging from 14-35 years old impacted by anxiety, depression, and life stressors such as academic pressures, relationship dynamics, and parent-adolescent interactions.
Her approach to therapy is best described as integrative and systemic, incorporating all aspects from life such as interpersonal relationships and the environment. Erin’s theoretical orientation includes Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy and psychoeducation. She believes in drawing upon family and childhood experiences, as well as learning how those experiences impact current functioning.
In her free time, Erin enjoys spending time with her family and friends, home decorating, knitting projects, archery, and going to the gym. She also likes live music, trying new restaurants, and paint nights.
Danielle Anees Guillen, LPC
Danielle Anees Guillen is a Licensed Professional Counselor who specializes in Drama Therapy. Drama Therapy is a modality that can be tailored to each client, child and adult alike, to best fit their needs. Danielle has found that Drama Therapy works well when paired with Child Centered Non-Directive Play Therapy, Family Systems work, and with an Inter-Generational Trauma focus. Danielle is passionate about working with children and families who are seeking support with managing anxiety, depression, trauma and or other inter-relational challenges.
Danielle received a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Theater with an emphasis in Directing and Playwriting from Cornish College of the Arts. It was there that Danielle met a professor who was a Drama Therapist. After learning about how Drama Therapy can be utilized to promote growth and healing, Danielle attended the California Institute of Integral Studies to study Counseling Psychology with an emphasis in Drama Therapy.
Danielle has spent years working with children and parents facilitating intensive community based therapy. Danielle has specialized in working collaboratively with parents to access school support, with an IEP or 504 plan, Wrap services, psychological testing, as well as DD services for their children. Danielle continues working in theater and currently participates in Playback Theater PDX, an interactive therapeutic theater experience. She also enjoys dancing and teaching Folklorico, a traditional Mexican style dance
BreAnna Dupuis, LCSW
BreAnna is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker, practicing professional social work since 2010. Drawing from social constructionist and attachment theories she utilizes narrative, interpersonal, and cognitive-behavioral therapies along with Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) and other evidence-based approaches with a warm and relational style.
BreAnna is honored to support individuals and families along the reproductive health continuum, providing support through infertility, adoption, pregnancy and infant loss, birth trauma, homebirth cesareans, diagnosis of fetal anomaly, medical interruption of pregnancy, during and after NICU stays, adjustment to parenthood, to surrogates/gestational carriers, and in treatment of perinatal mood and anxiety disorders.
In addition to private practice, BreAnna has extensive experience as a medical social worker and is very comfortable working with folks with medical complications or trauma as well as providing therapeutic support to healthcare providers, first responders, and other helping professionals. BreAnna is a LGBTQ+ affirming provider and honors diversity in her practice.
BreAnna also offers clinical supervision both in individual and group settings for Clinical Social Work Associates (CSWA) in the state of Oregon.
Outside of work BreAnna loves to read and spend time outdoors soaking up all that the Pacific Northwest has to offer with her partner and children.
EDUCATION AND TRAINING
Bachelor of Science in Women's Studies, Portland State University
Master of Social Work, Portland State University
Extensive Postgraduate Training in Perinatal Mental Health
Baby Blues Connection - Board Member 2014-2016, Education & Outreach Committee 2016-current time
Jillian Lee, LCSW
Jillian recently relocated to the Pacific Northwest from New York. She is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker who received her Masters of Science in Social Work at Columbia University in New York City. Jillian has 8 years of experience working with adults and adolescents, both individuals and families. Jillian's specialty is within the realm of complex trauma, such as childhood sexual abuse, sexual trauma, and PTSD. She also have significant experience with relationship and attachment issues, anxiety, and depression. She likes to focus on the way trauma impacts self-esteem and relationships. Her counseling style is first and foremost strengths-based. She utilizes a variety of different therapeutic methods such as: Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, Solutions-Focused, and Relational Family Therapy.
Jillian's top priority within treatment is establishing a good therapeutic relationship first and foremost, as she believes having a good connection helps to foster effective therapy and provides the best outcomes. In therapy, she is supportive, compassionate, and genuine with individuals. She does her best to ensure that she is meeting each individual where they are at, to actively listen and respect where they would like to see themselves in the future. She likes to work collaboratively with individuals on their treatment goals. She encourages open communication regarding what therapeutic techniques and approaches work best for each individual, so that they feel comfortable and to ensure that they are receiving the best therapeutic experience possible. She believes in helping individuals to improve their quality of life by empowering them with the skills necessary to find themselves happier and healthier.
In her personal time Jillian enjoys traveling, exploring nature, baking, or reading a good book.
Alex Bloom, Psy.D.
Dr. Bloom is a licensed clinical psychologist and specializes in treating anxiety. He graduated from Pacific University in 2011, focusing on mindfulness-based interventions, and has been licensed since 2013. He has a unique background with mindfulness having spent time contributing to the research on the subject, having an established personal practice for over a decade, and using mindfulness techniques in session with clients for the same amount of time. Dr. Bloom also has an extensive background with group therapy, including facilitating Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), mindfulness, chronic pain, stress-management, and positive psychology groups. He has run many of these groups weekly for close to a decade. Dr. Bloom focuses on individual therapy and brings his expertise of using short-term, evidence-based techniques to reduce distressing symptoms. At the same time, his ultimate goal in therapy is to make the experience collaborative and welcoming, thus tailoring treatment to the client.
In his free time, Alex enjoys traveling, writing, photography, hiking, meditating, and spending quality time with family and friends. He is a regular guest on ABC/KATU's AMNW where he highlights various mental health topics to the community. He also continually blogs and maintains a strong social media presence, both of which discuss how to apply mental health principles in a simple, practical way. He is currently completing his first book and related online course bridging psychology and spirituality.
Jennifer Beckley Hays, LCSW
Jennifer is a licensed clinical social worker with over 25 years of experience. She received her Bachelors in Social Work from California State University, Sacramento, and Masters in Social Work from California State University, Fresno. Jennifer's area of expertise as a counselor and medical social worker is working with clients impacted by domestic violence and sexual assault, chemical dependency, grief and loss.
Jennifer’s approach to therapy is holistic, integrative, trauma-informed, and collaborative. She approaches therapy as a partnership between client and therapist. Jennifer draws from many years of experience providing grief counseling and facilitating support groups for people coping with loss. Jennifer believes unprocessed trauma and grief can lead to maladaptive coping which adversely impacts mental and physical health. Jennifer draws from training in EMDR, Gestalt therapy and Motivational Interviewing to help support her clients work toward healing.