Child Matters, LLC: Individualized Counseling for Children, Adolescents & Families
Child Matters

About Patricia Beyer

My Background and Formal Education

The decision for a parent or family to seek counselling is a sensitive one. At the time you are feeling most vulnerable, you are investing and trusting in the knowledge, wisdom, and skills of someone you do not know.

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My Philosophy and Approach

Every child matters. Every family matters.

I believe that children and families are at the heart of a whole and productive society. When a child or family system has become disrupted, it seems that nothing will be right until the child or family regain equilibrium.

We live in exciting yet complicated times. Children, adolescents, and parents can experience setbacks ranging from mild to severe, the result of stressors that exceed their ability to understand or manage.

Anxiety, depression, attachment issues and social/emotional/academic challenges can manifest when coping mechanisms are stretched or depleted. Divorce, illness in the family, or the loss of a loved one may lead to prolonged grieving, a sense of hopelessness, and personal dysfunction.

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Contact Child Matters

If you would like to make an appointment or have questions you may reach me by confidential voicemail or e-mail.
5201 S.W. Westgate Drive
Suite 118
Portland, OR 97221

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