About

 Jessica-7web-3Jessica Thomas, PhD, LMFT

Displaying a multidimensional perspective gained through her education in Family Systems and Transpersonal Psychology, Dr. Jessica Thomas, has extensive experience helping those struggling with loss, anticipatory grief, complicated grief, depression, anxiety, PTSD, and couple’s and family conflict.

Jessica’s compassion and expertise stems from her understanding of the web of connections and emotional dynamics unfolding in contemporary families, couples, and larger organizational systems. She believes that we are all connected, that through awareness we can create meaning, and learn the causes of our own happiness and the conditions for others’ happiness.Clients are guided through a therapeutic process of honest reflection, meaning-making, mindfulness practice, and sometimes, artistic expression. She works co-creatively with individuals, couples, and families to develop authentic treatment plans according to needs, wants, and personalities. She also guides groups through creative and reflective practices that bring deeper awareness, inspiration, inner peace, joy, and healing.

Dr. Jessica Thomas currently serves on the boards of The NW Association for Death Education and Bereavement Support and The American Mental Health Alliance of Oregon. As an adjunct professor at Lewis and Clark College, she teaches on death, loss and psycho-spiritual crises. Her doctoral research, Mindful Photography and its Implications in End-of-life Caregiving: An Art-based Phenomenology focused on creative expression and the experience of anticipatory loss. Jessica utilizes mindful photography as a spiritual practice and in therapy groups with those experiencing grief and loss.

Professional Affiliations/Community Contributes:

Oregon Association of Marriage Family Therapists (OAMFT)

American Association of Marriage Family Therapists (AAMFT)

American Mental Health Alliance of Oregon (AMHA)- Board Member

NW Association for Death Education and Bereavement Support (NW ADEBS)- Board Member

For appointments with Dr. Jessica Thomas, consults, and all other inquiries please call or email:

jessica@reflectivetherapy.com

(503) 683-1644


 

Crowe_ImageMary Crowe, MA, MCFT INTERN

“There is no greater agony than bearing an untold story inside you” – Maya Angelou

The therapeutic relationship can be a strong condition for transformative change, and a catalyst in the healing process. As one begins to open up, reflect, and share their story they can gain greater understanding, wellness, and happiness.

Mary is a private practice MCFT INTERN, she holds a Masters Degree in Marriage, Couple and Family Therapy. She has experience working with clients who are struggling with: anxiety, depression, eating disorders, gender identity and couples therapy.

Mary also offers specialty narrative therapy groups for girl’s self-esteem and body image. These groups creatively explore ones own story through the sharing process, while building inner strength and connection. Mary feels privileged to hear another person’s story and be a witness to their transformational journey. She looks forward to hearing your story, and the opportunity to work along side you on your journey.

Professional Affiliations/Community Contributes:

Oregon Association of Marriage Family Therapists (OAMFT)

American Association of Marriage Family Therapists (AAMFT)

For appointments with Mary please call or email:

marycrowe.mft@gmail.com

(971) 319-4348