Joyce Follingstad, PhD, RN

516 SE Morrison St Ste 530 Work: 503-279-8160 x234
Portland, Oregon   97214 Voice Mail: same
Fax: 503-239-0028
Disabled Accessible: Yes E-Mail:


SE Portland
At SE Grand and Morrison at the east end of the Morrison Bridge



Counseling Psychology
Master of Art Counseling Psychology
Registered Nurse  


Licensed Clinical Psychologist, Registered Nurse
Training & Certifications: Psychodrama
Pain Management
Gestalt Therapy
Availability: Routine and Urgent Care. Urgent care usually within 72 hours of contact.  Experience providing crisis intervention services.
American Mental Health Alliance - Oregon
American Mental Health Alliance - USA, Board of Directors, Treasurer
American Psychological Association
Oregon Psychological Association


$180 Initial Session
$130 per session Individual and Couples
$50 per Group session
Most insurance reimbursement available.
Some sliding scale available.


Chronic Pain, Disease and Disability Psychodrama
Hypnosis 16 week groups start each September and each February
Co-ed and Women's Psychodrama Groups

Focus of Practice & Interests

Medical and Pain conditions and Disabilities Anxiety and Panic disorders
Depression Heterosexual and Homosexual Couple Issues
Grief and Loss Recovery from Addictions
Work related conflicts Life Transitions

Cross Cultural Issues

Background & Experience

In-hospital Psychiatric Nursing   In-hospital chronic pain management  
Rehabilitation Nurse Consultant for injured workers with chronic pain  Counseling/Psychology practice  
Hot line and crisis intervention worker Adjunct Faculty, teaching Health Psychology

Patient & Client Populations Served

Elder (66 yrs and up) Young Adult (19 to 25 yrs)
Adult (25 to 65 yrs)  

Orientation & Approach

Primarily Gestalt, blending also cognitive-behavioral and systems theories, hypnotherapy and psychodrama.

Personal Comments

I strive to provide a safe and respectful environment, one that supports emotional healing, physical well being, behavior change and personal growth and one that honors the individual goals of each client.

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