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Mara Owens, LPC

Therapist

“Anything that’s human is mentionable, and anything that is mentionable can be more manageable. When we can talk about our feelings, they become less overwhelming, less upsetting, and less scary.” — Fred Rogers

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You are not alone.

I'm a no-nonsense kind of counselor meaning I will work with you in transparent and candid ways to support your path to increased mental health and life satisfaction. I am also 100% invested in feedback informed counseling, which means you are the driver of our time together. I am not the authority of you, you are, and I am here to help you find your way to personal peace and regulation.

AREAS OF EXPERTISE

  • LGBTQ+
  • Depression
  • Agoraphobia
  • Panic Disorders
  • Generalized Anxiety
  • Family Concerns; adolescents, couples, & foster family situations

MENTAL HEALTH + WELLNESS RESOURCES
(MY FAVORITE RECOMMENDATIONS)

"The Body Keeps the Score"

"Man's Search for Meaning"

"Embrace Your Weird"

The DBT Workbook

BIO

Mara cut her counseling teeth on community mental health and has a vested interest in seeing LGBTQ+ folks find self-confidence and advocacy in their lives. One of her passions is ensuring trans affirmation and increased visibility, particularly with families of the trans community. Mara works with a tailored approach incorporating ACT, DBT, and CBT as well as a load of other modalities that supports each person based on their style of learning and expression.

CLINICAL EXCELLENCE.

One of Mara's passions is ensuring trans affirmation and increased visibility, particularly with families of the trans community.

Education

  • Masters, Psychology - Southern Oregon University
  • Bachelors, English and Writing - Southern Oregon University
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Hobbies

  • Reading
  • Knitting
  • Walking
  • Painting
  • Vegging out