Posts Tagged ‘Counseling’

Welcome Candice Armstrong, PMHNP

Nurse Practitioner adds Pregnancy Services and Dependency and Addiction Services for Adolescents and Adults to Create Change, LLC offerings. Beginning in August of 2018, Candice Armstrong, DPN-PMHNP,  will be providing medication management to adolescents and adults utilizing a holistic and integrative care approach.  We are excited to begin adding specialty services to women before, throughout, and…

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Create Change Celebrates 10 Year Anniversary

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Create Change began with Sheila Walty and her dream of developing a center for personal growth and professional development in 2007. Since then, the business has expanded from counseling and life coaching to a full-service agency with a staff of six mental health professionals. In addition to psychotherapy, Create Change now offers psychiatry, nursing, mediation, alcohol…

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Create Change adds Drug and Alcohol Specialist CADC III

create change CADC III counselor, Joan Ayala

We are excited to announce the addition of Joan Ayala, MSW, MAC, CADC III to our practice in Portland, Oregon. Joan adds dual diagnosis, drug and alcohol addiction services, and recovery options to our work with clients. We are excited to have one of the few level III drug and alcohol counselors in Oregon joining…

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New Location in the Pearl District!

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Create Change will be moving to the Pearl West Building on September 1, 2017. We are excited to announce that we will have a ground floor entrance, an elevator to second floor and two private offices in addition to group meeting space.

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Mediation and Couples Counseling

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Mediation allows two disputing parties to reach a mutual agreement by utilizing a neutral mediator who identifies the issues/desired outcome of each party and facilitates a dialogue with the goal of reaching an agreement between the parties. Essentially, it is a negotiation facilitated by a neutral third party. It is generally a short-term, structured, task-oriented, and…

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Wound Healing

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I recently had a deep infected cyst removed from my back. Flying to Mexico for some sun and relaxation with a large white patch on my back I was reminded of the wounds we all carry. Wounds infected by victimization, false teaching, and generational patterns. Wounds that festered in our parents and our parents’ parents…

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Beyond Affirmations, Willpower, and Positive Thinking

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Decades of research has shown that our subconscious brain controls much of what we do and how we think. The subconscious is a part of our brain that has been programmed by our experiences in life. Often we set out to change behaviors and beliefs in our conscious mind only to be sabotaged by the…

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What Our Clients Are Saying

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“Thank you for showing me how to find myself again.. once my divorce started I lost all focus and drive… thanks to your help and self sacrifice I’m back and way stronger than before… now I can look forward to working on the other things that put me there.. being hit by a drunk driver in 2005… you are a special counselor with a gift to see exactly what that person is missing in their life and how to help them get it back. Now as you have helped me, I get to keep helping others in the gym while staying focused on my healing process. You’re on the path to being one of the most creative and intelligent counselors counseling has ever seen. Thank you.”

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