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    NICOLE SMITH-JUAREZ, LPC

    CONTACT INFO

    503-709-5137, ext. 23

    [email protected]

    Nicole will be taking new clients starting October 2022. She will be doing telehealth and a limited number of in-person sessions from our eastside office (2512 SE 25th Ave, Suite 305, Portland, OR 97202) with folks who are willing to wear a mask while in the office. 

    If you have questions about insurance or other billing matters, please contact Conner: [email protected] or 503-709-5137 x1.

    MY EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE, AND TRAINING

    I received my Bachelor of Arts degree from Assumption College with a major in Psychology. I worked with non profits and spent some time working in Mexico from 2012 to 2015. In 2017 I graduated from Boston College with a Master of Arts in Mental Health Counseling. I have worked as a clinician in an outpatient mental health setting, a public high school, and a subacute care setting for crisis stabilization for children and adolescents. I enjoy providing care that is personalized and collaborative in nature. 

    MY SPECIALTY AREAS INCLUDE

    • Anxiety and Depression
    • Assertive Communication & Boundaries
    • Body Image Issues and Disordered Eating
    • Immigration Issues (particularly from Latin America)
    • LGBT

    MODALITY

    I work with ages 14 and older in individual therapy.

    TOOLS IN MY THERAPEUTIC TOOLBOX

    • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
    • Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT)
    • Collaborative Problem Solving
    • Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR)
    • Trauma Focused CBT (TF-CBT)

    I AM IN-NETWORK WITH THE FOLLOWING INSURANCE PANELS

    • Cigna
    • Kaiser
    • I am still in the process of getting credentialed with Aetna, MHN, MODA, Providence, and PacificSource (and can bill them for out-of-network until that credentialing process is completed)
    • I can also bill for “out of network benefits” for other insurances not listed (except EAP, OHP, medicare, or medicaid) if you have them