Mike Mihalas, LCSW offers individual psychotherapy to adults and teens. He is focused on promoting mental wellness and treating the conditions that contribute to ones present day problems and dissatisfaction. Mike Mihalas has been a practicing therapist since 2011 and received his graduate degree from the University of Southern California's school of social work. He has been trained in cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), trauma focused cognitive hehavioral therapy (TF-CBT), dialectical behavioral therapy (DBT), and completed an additional two years of supervised training in psychoanalytic psychotherapy from the Oregon Psychoanalytic Center. Areas of clinical interest include: depression, anxiety, personality disorders, obsessions, compulsions, phobias, sexual problems, relationships, creative blocks in art or writing, launching issues with young adults, grief, trauma, feeling stuck, anger management, and difficulties finding  joy or sense purpose in work or life.

 

Working Together

We will focus on increasing self understanding, managing upsetting or difficult thoughts and emotions, and exploring what is observable on a surface level as well as what may be happening unconsciously that perpetuates unwanted patterns, self-sabotage or troubling issues. This approach to therapy is helpful for individuals looking to develop a greater sense of self or for those who have had therapy before and are looking for more depth.

 

I often help people with the following goals: symptom relief, improved insight, greater personal agency, a strong and cohesive sense of self, higher self-esteem, recognizing and handling emotions, freedom to feel pleasure and serenity, and a capacity for love, work, and mature dependence.

 

You can expect to speak freely without being told what to do or be given advice. Sessions are 45 minutes long and you will determine the pace and depth of our conversation.

 

Please visit the resources section for more information about my approach and frequently asked questions. The blog page will include personal writings and direct links to therapy and self-help resources.

Services: Currently all sessions are held remotely via video or phone due to the pandemic

Services are individualized to meet your specific needs. I offer the following:

  • Individual therapy for adults

  • Individual therapy for high school teens (15+)

  • Family therapy with a child present

  • Parent consultation

 

Insurance:

  • In network: Aetna, Anthem, BlueCross, BlueShield, Bridgespan, PacificSource, Reliant, and Regence

  • Out-of-network benefits accepted for all plans

Out of Pocket Sliding Scale Fee:

  • $100-$140 / 45 minutes

Low Cost Psychoanalytic Therapy

  • I reserve space in my private practice at a significantly reduced rate for individuals that want psychoanalytic psychotherapy (2x per week), but would otherwise not have the opportunity due to financial constraints. Please email or call for details.

 

Contact Mike Mihalas, LCSW

Your mental health and well-being are important.

Please use the form below or call to set up an initial consultation.

 

Office Hours

Monday: 10AM - 5PM

Tuesday: 10AM - 5PM

Wednesday: 10AM - 6PM

Thursday: 10AM - 7PM

Friday: 12PM - 1PM

Address

2143 NE Broadway Street, #1
Portland, OR 97232

Contact

Tel: 503-885-4832

Fax: 503-749-6264

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