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Julia Garrison, LMHC, Professional Counselor Associate, NCC

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I focus to provide a space for clients to gain a realistic and healthy perspective in their lives and through their pain.  Gaining skills and fresh insight empowers those I serve to make healthy choices about how they will respond to their circumstances.

My collaborative approach equips and empowers clients to identify what has been unresolved or ineffective and strategically challenge those unhelpful thoughts/beliefs/actions by gently bringing to surface unmet needs in order to then work together to better understand how to meet those needs in ways that help them flourish. 

I am a Licensed Mental Health Counselor of the state of WA and a Professional Counselor Associate of the Oregon Board of Licensed Professional Counselors. I am also a National Certified Counselor. I hold a Masters degree in Counseling from Western Seminary, Portland, Oregon.  I have a deep appreciation for trees (and will most definitely use a variety of plant metaphors) and tend to make up new words to fit the situation. I am supervised by Ken Logan, Psy.D. for my OR licensure track requirement.