Sarah Bord (She/her)

Accepting Clients

Inviting an option to incorporate nature with your healing. Setting goals for problem solving and changing behaviors.

Licensed Professional Counselor in Portland, OR

  • Free Initial Consultation
  • Contact
  • Individual

About My Clients

I work with clients struggling with anxiety, depression, substance abuse, burnout, compassion fatigue, and socioeconomical, environmental and climate concerns. I work with individuals that want to put the work into improving the quality of their lives and finding balance within their core values, beliefs, self-worth, interpersonal relationships, work/college, leisure time, time outdoors, and lifestyle. I work with individuals on identifying the disruption in these areas of their lives.

My Background and Approach

I believe that a client’s self-awareness is key to developing self-direction and independence. My counseling practice will be guided by Cognitive Behavior Therapy and Ecotherapy. I can provide counseling in a traditional setting and/or incorporate nature as a tool in the healing and growing process. During sessions my goal is to provide a supporting, non-judgmental, goal oriented, and problem solving environment. In order to see the changes in your life you want, you have to be willing to change the behaviors and faulty ways of thinking you have now.

My Personal Beliefs and Interests

My personal vision has been to combine my two passions of nature and therapy. I am not the only therapist who sees and understanding the value of reconnecting with the natural world. Incorporating nature with therapy is growing in popularity with recent research on its therapeutic powers. Studies have shown that exposure to nature has vast benefits such as improved attention, lower stress, better mood, reduced risk of psychiatric disorders and even upticks in empathy and cooperation. Even if it is not during a therapy session, I hope to help clients reengage with something they used to be or can be passionate about that connects them back with nature. It can simply be activities such as going hiking, to the beach, dusting off the old bike, simply going for a walk in a park, birding, wildlife photography, stargazing, kayaking, or anything else that gets you back in touch with nature. I am also a kink-aware, non-monogamy and a LGBTQ+ affirming therapist.

Insurance Plans Accepted
  • OHP Open Card
I offer online counseling in the following states:

At A Glance

  • Experience: 4 years of practice
  • Languages: English
  • Rate: $65 - 100/session

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