Clinical Social Work ASSOCIATE
Chris Doud CSWA (they/he) is a trauma-informed psychotherapy associate. They use a psycho-dynamic, social-justice-minded, and person-centered approach. Chris is dedicated to cultural humility and responsiveness. They are skilled in coordinated care (including for gender-affirming care), case management, and trauma-informed psychotherapy. Chris has many years experience as a therapist in the mental health field.
Chris’s client-centered therapy approaches include Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT), and Eye Movement and Desensitization Reprocessing (EMDR, including dyadic resourcing).
Chris welcomes people with a wide range of identities, and focuses on serving trans and nonbinary (TGNB) people seeking support with:
- Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), dissociation, and stress-related conditions
- Religious trauma
- Bipolar, depression, and other mood disorders
- Anxiety and panic attacks
- Unusual perceptions (psychosis, etc.)
- Gender-affirming care and/or referrals
- Existential issues, such as complicated grief or adjusting to life changes
Chris honors each person as an expert in their own lives and aims to be a trustworthy steward on their journey. They currently offer telehealth (online video) appointments for both private pay and Oregon Health Plan patients. They are available for a free 15-minute consultation to make sure they are the right fit for you.
Education, Licenses, and Certifications:
- Bachelor of Science, Social Work, June 2016, Portland State University, Portland, OR
- Master of Social Work, December 2018, Portland State University, Portland, OR
- Transgender Care: Identity- and Trauma-Informed Care, 2022, BraveSpace LLC (OR)
- Eye Movement Desensitization Reprocessing/EMDR, 2021
- Fully trained: Level 1 and 2 with Dr. Philip Manfield
- Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Psychosis, 2019
- Current registered provider of CBTp with NW Provider Network (OR)
- Family Psychoeducation: Multi-Family Groups, 2019, EASA Center for Excellence (OR)
- Applied Suicide Intervention Skills (ASIST), 2017, Washington County Health Dept (OR)