Amanda Grier

CSWA – Therapist
(She/Her/Hers)
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My Bio

I recently graduated from Simmons University with an MSW and a focus on clinical work with people of varied backgrounds (BIPOC, neurodiversity), that have experienced trauma. I approach this work through theories of social justice to include intersectional feminism.

I work through a trauma informed lens to collaborate with you on current life issues and unresolved trauma. I have experience working with women and LGBTQIA+ individuals addressing resources, skills, and interpersonal concerns. I hope to provide a space that feels safe, open, and non-judgmental so that you can feel empowered to live the life that you want. I have experience/interest in both CBT (working with negative thoughts/feelings) and DBT (mindfulness, interpersonal effectiveness, distress tolerance, emotion regulation), as well as working with narrative therapy in regards to marginalized groups. I have an interest in sensorimotor skills that both provide grounding and safety within the body.

In my spare time I enjoy spending time with my cat and being outside.

My Focus

  • Adults
  • Women
  • LGBTQ+
  • Trauma

My Approaches

  • Anti-Oppressive
  • Trauma Informed Care
  • Narrative
  • Social Justice
  • Queer Theory
  • Attachment Theory
  • Mindfulness
  • Strength-Based

 

 

 

 

Supervised by Catherine Sims, LPC & Eliza Butler, LCSW

Let's Start the Conversation

To schedule an appointment or consultation, please call (971) 266-6910, or complete the patient inquiry form.

Integrative Trauma Treatment Center
2130 SW Jefferson, Suite 200 Portland, Oregon 97201

Phone:
(971) 266-6910

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Fax:
1 (888) 972-3623