Workshops

All workshops will be virtual over the Zoom platform. Check our COVID-19 page for more information.

Cómo Practicar el Cuidado Personal en Tiempos Difíciles - 29 de Abril

Cómo Practicar el Cuidado Personal en Tiempos Difíciles – Taller Virtual

Marti Diaz-Domm, M.Ed., MA & Lucia Aguirre-Montana, BS

Durante tiempos difíciles, nos enfrentamos a estrés, pérdidas, cambios o trauma. Podemos sentirnos ansiosos o molestos por estas cosas sobre las que no tenemos control. A veces, no sabemos cuando nos estrenamos o cuando necesitamos tomar un descanso. En este taler, esperaremos sobre lo siguiente:

  • – Señales de estrés
  • – Cuidado fisico
  • – Cuidado mental
  • – Cuidado emocionales
  • – Cuidado de nuestras familias y relaciones

¡Únase con nosotros! Todo esto estará incluido en nuestro taller del cuidado propio en estos momentos difíciles.

Cuando: 29 de abril: 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM PT

Dónde: Zoom (El correo electrónico con el enlace de acceso se enviará el día del taller)

Costo: $25 cada familia (Las becas son están disponsible)

Este taller se ofrece en español.

 

(503-253-0964 preinscribirse por teléfono)

La fecha límite de registro es 28 de abril.

Se require preinscripción. La tarifa del taller debe pagerse al momento de la inscripción. La tarifa del taller no es reembolsable. La tarifa seguirá siendo un crédito de taller durante 6 meses.

Folleto del taller aquí.

Marti es la Directora del Programa Levantar y pasante de Asesoramiento Profesional con Licencia, quien completó su Maestría en Consejería de Salud Clínica y Mental en la Universidad George Fox. También tiene una Maestría en Educación de la PSU y trabajó durante casi dos décadas como educadora. Marti emigró con sus padres de Cuba cuando tenía 12 años, y es completamente bilingue en inglés y español. Marti cree en un enfoque humanista de la terapia basado en la empatía y la consideración positiva incondicional. También utiliza la Terapia Centrada en la Solución y la Terapia Cognitiva Conductual con el fin de superar problemas mediante el desarrollo de nuevas formas más funcionales de pensar. Trabaja con niños, adolescentes, adultos jóvenes y familias para alcanzar colectivamente los objetivos deseados.

Lucia es una estudiante de posgrado en prácticas que completa su maestría en Terapia Matrimonial, de Parejas y Familia en Lewis & Clark, que enfatiza la equidad y la justicia social. Obtuvo su Licenciatura en Ciencias en Familia y Vida Infantil en Central Washington University. Lucia es bilingüe y también brinda terapia en español. Lucía tiene experiencia trabajando con niños y población latina. Sus áreas de estudio incluyen desarrollo infantil, sexualidad humana, abuso religioso / espiritual, violencia doméstica y de pareja y psicoterapia con niños y adultos. También incorpora terapias conductuales cognitivas, contextuales, centradas en soluciones y centradas en las emociones.

Trauma Echoes: Virtual Workshop - May 12

Trauma Echoes: Surviving and Thriving – VIRTUAL Workshop

Michelle Sideroff, LPC

Have you experienced traumatic events or any incidents that have left lasting marks? Has the stress and impact of the Coronavirus Pandemic felt traumatizing?

Trauma manifests in many ways including: fatigue, fear, mood changes, anxiety, and trouble with focus.

Come for a support session from a knowledgeable trauma therapist to learn about how trauma impacts the brain and body, and explore tools to help you not only cope, but thrive.

 

WHEN: Wednesday, May 12: 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM PT

HOW: Email with links and access will be sent day of workshop

COST: $30 per household (Hardship scholarships available)

This workshop is offered in English.

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(503-253-0964 to pre-register by phone)

Registration deadline is May 11.

Pre-registration required. Workshop fee must be paid at time of registration. Workshop fee is non-refundable: fee will remain a workshop credit for 6 months.

About Michelle Sideroff, LPC: Michelle (she/her/hers) is a Licensed Professional Counselor. She received her Master’s degree from the University of New Mexico and is a member of the National Board of Certified Counselors. She has been in practice for six years and has worked with clients on a range of different needs such as substance use, complex trauma, relationship challenges, shame, and emotional regulation. Michelle has spent the last three years with a  focus on sexual trauma and how it impacts individuals, families, relationships, and communities.

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Personal Freedom thru the 4 Agreements: Virtual Workshop - June 12

Personal Freedom thru the 4 Agreements – VIRTUAL Workshop

Shirley Price, LPC

We can often live our lives with self-limiting beliefs that can contribute to us feeling stuck, uninspired, and in the depths of suffering. Exploring new beliefs or adjusting the mindset can help free ourselves.

Come for a support session from a knowledgeable therapist to learn about Don Miguel Ruiz’s powerful Four Agreements and how to use them to make transformations in your life.

 

WHEN: Saturday, June 12: 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM PT

WHERE: Zoom (Email with link for access will be sent the day of the workshop)

COST: **$25 per household (Hardship scholarships available)

This workshop is offered in English.

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Registration deadline is June 10.

Pre-registration required. Workshop fee must be paid at time of registration. Workshop fee is non-refundable: fee will remain a workshop credit for 6 months.

About Shirley Price, LPC: Shirley (she/her/hers pronouns) is a Licensed Professional Counselor in the State of Oregon. She has been counseling individuals and couples since 1995, after receiving her Master’s Degree in Counseling Psychology from Lewis and Clark College. Shirley is also a member of the National Board of Certified Counselors and additionally, is certified as a Prepare/Enrich facilitator and is trained in Gottman couples therapy.

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Mindfulness Mandala Workshop - July 10

Mindfulness Mandala Workshop

Andrea Aragon, LPC

Have you been struggling to practice your mindfulness regularly? Does finding a creative outlet in your life feel impossible? Are you overwhelmed by the concept of a meditation practice? Mindfulness, creativity and meditation all help manage depression and anxiety. You do not need to be an experienced artist to reap the benefits of art therapy. Art is therapeutic for all!

If you can make a dot you can make a dot Mandala and in the process of doing so engage in a mindful meditation that incorporates creativity and a multitude of self-regulation skills.

WHEN: Saturday, July 10: 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM PT

WHERE: Possible in-person workshop depending on COVID-19 conditions. 

COST: $35 per household (Hardship scholarships available)

This workshop is offered in English.

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Pre-registration required. Workshop fee must be paid at time of registration. Workshop fee is non-refundable: fee will remain a workshop credit for 6 months.

About Andrea Aragon, LPC: Andrea (she/her/hers) is a Licensed Professional Counselor. A native Oregonian, she has experience in community mental health as well as in crisis counseling. Andrea works to understand the needs of the person and adapts her approach accordingly using a variety of evidence based methods.

Workshop flyer coming soon.

Breaking Up with Codependency Virtual Workshop - August 28

Breaking Up with Codependence and Getting Together with Interdependence – VIRTUAL Workshop

Michelle Sideroff, LPC

Have you noticed an unbalance of give and take in your relationships? Do you struggle with feeling dependent on others or feeling responsible for the feelings and actions of others?

Join us for an interactive workshop to learn about healthy and unhealthy forms of dependency in your relationships.

 

WHEN: Saturday, August 28: 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM PT

WHERE: Zoom (Email with link for access will be sent the day of the workshop)

COST: $30 (Hardship scholarships available)

This workshop is offered in English.

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(503-253-0964 to pre-register by phone)

Pre-registration required. Workshop fee must be paid at time of registration. Workshop fee is non-refundable: fee will remain a workshop credit for 6 months.

About Michelle Sideroff, LPC: Michelle (she/her/hers) is a Licensed Professional Counselor. She received her Master’s degree from the University of New Mexico and is a member of the National Board of Certified Counselors. She has been in practice for six years and has worked with clients on a range of different needs such as substance use, complex trauma, relationship challenges, shame, and emotional regulation. Michelle has spent the last three years with a  focus on sexual trauma and how it impacts individuals, families, relationships, and communities.

Workshop flyer coming soon.

Parenting Your Child with a Mental Health Diagnosis - September 25

Parenting Your Child with a Mental Health Diagnosis – VIRTUAL Workshop

Korina Jochim, LMFT

Has your child been diagnosed with a mental health disorder, such as generalized anxiety, major depression, OCD, or ADHD? Is your teenager acting out and you are at your wit’s end? Are you struggling to cope, and unsure how to best support your child at home without losing your own stability?

Come for a support session from a knowledgeable child therapist, meet other parents in similar situations, and learn what works (and what relatively easy fixes will prevent things from getting worse).

There is hope!

WHEN: Saturday, September 25: 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM PT

HOW: Email with links and access will be sent day of workshop

COST: $30 per household (Hardship scholarships available)

This workshop is offered in English.

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(503-253-0964 to pre-register by phone)

Pre-registration required. Workshop fee must be paid at time of registration. Workshop fee is non-refundable: fee will remain a workshop credit for 6 months.

About Korina Jochim, LMFT: Korina (she/her/hers) is the Clinical Director at The Northwest Catholic Counseling Center and a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist. A native of California, Korina attended a graduate program in clinical psychology at Antioch University, which emphasizes multiculturalism and social justice. She has a decade of experience counseling children and adolescents, as well as adults struggling with substance abuse, abusive relationships, and mood disorders.

Workshop flyer coming soon.

Building a Grief Practice: Virtual Workshop - October 22

Building a Grief Practice – VIRTUAL Workshop

Thomás Grubb, LPC

Loss is something we all experience and we all grieve in different ways. In this workshop we will explore a model for stages of grief, how some people observe grief and how grief can be processed through creativity and activity. Each participant will create an outline for their own personal grief practice.

*This workshop is best suited for those now experiencing an immediate and recent loss.*

WHEN: Friday, October 22: 1:00 PM – 3 PM PT
WHERE: Zoom (Email with link for access will be sent the day of the workshop)

COST: $30 per household (Hardship scholarships available)

This workshop is offered in English.

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or (503) 253-0964 to pre-register by phone

Pre-registration required. Workshop fee must be paid at time of registration. Workshop fee is non-refundable: fee will remain a workshop credit for 6 months.

About Thomás Grubb, LPC: Thomás (they/them & he/his pronouns) is a Licensed Professional Counselor and holds a Masters Degree from Lewis and Clark Graduate School of Education and Counseling. He is trained in Emotion Focused Therapy (EFT) for individuals and couples, and specializations include emotional awareness and regulation, depression, anxiety, LGBTQ2S+ issues, existential issues, spiritual/religious issues and multicultural counseling.

Workshop flyer coming soon.

Stages of Change: Virtual Workshop - November 20

Stages of Change – VIRTUAL Workshop

Michelle Sideroff, LPC

 

WHEN: Saturday, November 20: 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM PT

WHERE: Zoom (Email with link for access will be sent the day of the workshop)

COST: **$25 per household (Hardship scholarships available)

This workshop is offered in English.

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(503-253-0964 to pre-register by phone)

Pre-registration required. Workshop fee must be paid at time of registration. Workshop fee is non-refundable: fee will remain a workshop credit for 6 months.

About Michelle Sideroff, LPC: Michelle (she/her/hers) is a Licensed Professional Counselor. She received her Master’s degree from the University of New Mexico and is a member of the National Board of Certified Counselors. She has been in practice for six years and has worked with clients on a range of different needs such as substance use, complex trauma, relationship challenges, shame, and emotional regulation. Michelle has spent the last three years with a  focus on sexual trauma and how it impacts individuals, families, relationships, and communities.

Workshop flyer coming soon.

Understanding Depression: Virtual Workshop - December 11

Understanding Depression – VIRTUAL Workshop

Marti Diaz-Domm, Registered Intern & Marchelle Carl, Registered Intern

WHEN: Saturday, December 11: 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM PT

WHERE: Zoom (Email with link for access will be sent the day of the workshop)

COST: $30 per household (Hardship scholarships available)

This workshop is offered in English.

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(503-253-0964 to pre-register by phone)

Pre-registration required. Workshop fee must be paid at time of registration. Workshop fee is non-refundable: fee will remain a workshop credit for 6 months.

Workshop flyer coming soon.

About Marti Diaz-Domm, MA: Marti (she/her/hers) is the Levantar Program Director and Licensed Professional Counseling Intern, who completed her Master’s degree in Clinical and Mental Health Counseling at George Fox University. She also holds a Master’s degree in Education from PSU and worked for nearly two decades as an educator. Marti uses Solution-Focused Therapy and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy in order to overcome problems by developing new, more functional ways of thinking. She works with children, adolescents, young adults, and families to collectively attain desired objectives.

About Marchelle Carl, M. ED., MA: Marchelle (she/her/hers) is the Marriage Preparation Coordinator and Licensed Professional Counseling Intern, having completed her Master’s degree in Clinical and Mental Health Counseling at George Fox University. Marchelle has been connected with NCC since 1999 in various roles. She is skilled in couples and individual counseling, and uses person-centered, CBT, and trauma-informed therapies.

Stress Management: Virtual Workshop - CANCELLED

Stress Management – VIRTUAL Workshop

Jeremy Richardson, LPC

Have you been feeling overwhelmed with numerous pressures? Do levels of stress seem unmanageable? Have impacts of the pandemic increased your stress load? Are you noticing stress showing up in physical, emotional, or mental reactions?

Come for a virtual support session from a knowledgeable therapist to understand the impacts of stress and learn tools to cope.

WHEN: CANCELLED

WHERE: Zoom (Email with link for access will be sent the date of the workshop)

COST: $30 per household (Hardship scholarships available)

This workshop is offered in English.

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Pre-registration required. Workshop fee must be paid at time of registration. Workshop fee is non-refundable: fee will remain a workshop credit for 6 months.

About Jeremy Richardson, LPC: Jeremy (he/him/his) is a Licensed Professional Counselor in the state of Oregon. A Northwest native, he received his Masters in Counseling from Multnomah University. He has worked in the field since 2014, primarily in community mental health with children, adolescents, and families. His approach is collaborative, with an emphasis on existential and trauma-informed approaches, including EMDR. Jeremy also specializes in faith-based counseling.

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Expanding Emotional Intelligence: Virtual Workshop - CLOSED

Expanding Emotional Intelligence – VIRTUAL Workshop

Tod Fiste, LPC

We live in a society where most of us have never had any formal education about emotions – let’s change that! We’ll learn what emotions are, how they work, and how to deal more effectively with our own emotions and other people’s. Other topics include mind/body connection, “good/bad” emotions, thoughts versus feelings, and how emotions relate to safety and danger.

If you have been told that you are out of touch with your emotions, are “too emotional,” or just want to understand yourself and your loved ones better, come explore the world of emotions with a licensed therapist with 20 years of clinical experience.

WHEN: CLOSED 

WHERE: Zoom (Email with link for access will be sent the day of the workshop)

COST: $30 per household (Hardship scholarships available)

This workshop is offered in English.

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Registration deadline is March 24.

Pre-registration required. Workshop fee must be paid at time of registration. Workshop fee is non-refundable: fee will remain a workshop credit for 6 months.

About Tod Fiste, LPC: Tod (he/him/his) is a Licensed Professional Counselor with a  Master’s degree from the California Institute of Integral Studies in San Francisco. He has been working with clients since 2000. He incorporates Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), mindfulness, and personality theory in his work with clients. With most clients, Tod pays special attention to relationship, regardless of whether it is couples, group, family, or individual counseling. This is because humans are fundamentally relational beings, and relationships contain our strongest sources of both hurt and healing. And all relationships reflect and reveal your relationship with yourself.

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