Resources in the Portland Area

Multnomah County Crisis Line 503-988-4888 or Toll Free 800-716-9769

Clackamas County Crisis Line 503-655-8585

Washington County Crisis Line 503-291-9111

Urgent Walk-In Clinic - Cascadia Behavioral Healthcare
2415 SE 43rd Avenue, Portland, Oregon
Open 7 AM to 10:30 PM, seven days a week

Emergency Shelters for Adults and Youth  503-222-5555 or 

Portland State University Community Counseling Clinic - Low cost, individual, couple and family counseling. Open Monday-Friday 9:00am - 9:00pm, by appointment only.  503-725-4620

Lewis and Clark Community Counseling Center - Low cost, individual, couples and family counseling. Open Monday-Friday 9:00am - 8:00pm & Saturday 10:00am-2:00pm. Call to schedule an appointment. 503-768-6320

Counselor Recommended Resources


Brene Brown"I Thought It Was Just Me (But It Isn't)" & "The Gifts of Imperfections" 

Alexandra Frey & Autumn Totton of The Mindfulness Project - "I Am Here Now - A creative guide and journal"

Dr. Kristin Neff - "Self Compassion"

Dr. Daniel Siegel - "Mindsight" and "Mind"

Thich Nhat Hanh - "You are Here: Discovering the Magic of the Present Moment"

David Richo"How to Be an Adult", "How to Be an Adult in Relationships", "The Five Things We Can Not Change" and "You Are Not What You Think"

Jon Kabat Zinn -"Wherever You Go, There You Are" and "Mindfulness for Beginners: Reclaiming the Present Moment and Your Life" and any of his audio CD's; in particular "Mindfulness for Beginners"

Michael A. Singer - "The Untethered Soul"

Stephen C. Hayes - "Get Out of Your Mind and Into Your Life - The New Acceptance and Commitment Therapy"

Peter Levine & Ann Frederick - "Waking the Tiger: Healing Trauma"

Dr. Freddy Jackson Brown - "Get The Life You Want - Finding Meaning and Fulfillment through Acceptance and Commitment Therapy"




The Mindfulness App



Tiny Buddha

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy - 

 Acceptance and Commitment Therapy -

To learn about Mindfulness - go to and watch the 60 Minutes Program on Jon Kabat Zinn by Anderson Cooper.

 To learn about Interpersonal Neurobiology and Dr. Daniel Siegel's Mindsight-

 To learn about Brene Brown's work on shame and vulnerability-

To learn about the meditative qualities of doodling and the mindful drawing called Zentangle® -