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Joyce Follingstad, PhD

Close-In East Portland

516 SE Morrison Suite 530
Portland, OR 97214
(503) 279-8160 #234

24hr Phone:  (503) 279-8160 #234

Accepting new clients:  Yes
Office Settings:  Private Practice (solo)
Usual Office Hours:  By Appointment only

Professional Focus

Providing psychotherapy to people with

  • depression
  • anxiety and panic disorders
  • interpersonal issues
  • chronic medical and pain conditions
  • work related conflicts
  • bereavement issues
  • visual problems and other disabilities.
  • life transitions
  • separation and divorce
  • aging
  • menopause
  • adjustment to recovery from use of alcohol and drugs

Helping both heterosexual and homosexual couples deal with relationship issues such as communication challenges and cross-cultural problems. 

Populations Served: 

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  • Adult
  • Elders
  • Gay
  • Geriatric


I offer a discount for payment at the time of service when there is no requirement for billing or other financial paperwork.


Highest Degree Earned: Ph.D.
Discipline: Psychology

  • R.N., West Suburban Hospital, Oak Park, IL
  • BS in Psychology, Portland State University; M.A. in Counseling Psychology, Lewis & Clark College
  • Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology, University of Oregon. 
  • Additional training in Hypnotherapy and Psychodrama.

More than 30 years mental health and nursing experience including 5 years inpatient chronic pain nursing, 

20 years as rehabilitation nurse consultant to injured workers, 

6 years inpatient psychiatric nursing, and 

21 years experience in private practice as a counselor and then as a clinical psychologist.