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Elliot M. Geller, LCSW CGP

NW Portland
811 NW 20th Ave. #302
Portland, OR 97209
(503) 224-1433

24 hr Phone:  (503) 224-1433

Accepting new clients: Yes
Usual Office Hours: 
T and W from 10am till 8:30pm
Th from 9am till 5 pm

Office Settings:  Private Practice (solo)
License: 709

Professional Focus

  • Ongoing Mens Psychotherapy Groups.
  • Developmental Model of Marital Therapy,
  • Treatment of trauma with guided imagery and EMDR.
  • Treatment of adults with chronic or terminal disease.
  • Grief, loss, and complicated bereavement.
  • Ericksonian hypnosis and guided imagery.

Long term Men's Psychotherapy Groups meet weekly and includes 2 to 3 weekend retreats.
Groups are on Tuesday /Wednesday evenings.

Populations Served: 

  • Adolescent 15-19, 
  • Adult,
  • Blind, 
  • Couple,
  • Elders, 
  • Family,
  • Gay, 
  • Gay Couple, 
  • Geriatric

Specialty Training

Certified Group Psychotherapy Practitioner from American Group Psychotherapy Association



Usual and Customary Fee: $125 per 50 minute hour.

  • Initial intake sessions are $135 per 50 minute hour; subsequent individual sessions are $125. 
  • Couples' sessions are $135 per 50 minute hour or $175 per 90 minute sessions. 
  • Group therapy screening sessions are $125 and groups are $55 per group, paid at the beginning of the month for the entire month -usually $220 per month.
  • Couples and family sessions are $135 per 50 minutes.
  • Cost average is $220. per month; retreats are $350. per weekend. Initial screening required.


Highest Degree Earned: Masters of Social Work
Discipline: Social Work

  • B.S. at University of Cincinnati, Master of Social Work at Portland State University, NIMH grant, 1980. 
  • Multi-Generational Family Therapy, Institute for Family Centered Therapy in Portland, 1992-94.
  • Modern Analytic Group therapy Training, 2002 until present


  • Hospital and/or Teaching Affiliations:
  • Marylhurst University
  • National College of Naturopathic Medicine

Professional Activities

  • NorthWest Association for Death Education and Bereavement Support (NWADEBS) Board President 2014 to 2016
  • AMHA-OR Metro