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Hello, my name is Jacob Spilman.  I have worked in various parts of the mental health field for over 20 years. My practice is in downtown Portland, Oregon.I use a warm, humorous, common sense, eclectic approach based on the particular problems my clients present. My perspective on psychotherapy and coaching is holistic, focusing on my client’s unique individual strengths to build self-reliance and confidence in a safe, supportive environment. Some clients come to me simply to get “unstuck”. For short-term work, I use Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Solution Focused Therapy, and Hypnotherapy. For longer-term problems I use…

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Community Education

Welcome to my community education page where you’ll find a number of downloadable information resources on Relationships and Communication. This material is for educational purposes only and is not intended to replace the assessment and treatment of an appropriately licensed mental health professional.   12-Step Group Tips           Many of my clients find Twelve Step (Self-Help) Groups an important part of their recovery. While I cannot endorse any Twelve Step groups, I recognize these groups can be an important resource for my clients.  CLICK HERE TO LEARN MORE Bereavement & Grief Resources       Including:…

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