Jae Patricia Douglas
She/Her/HersLicensed Master Social Worker, LMSW PhD Specialties • Insurance & Fees • Locations
Jae Douglas is a social worker in Portland OR, where she works with adults of all ages. Dr. Douglas is particularly passionate about working with people experiencing or contemplating major life changes due to health, relationship or professional challenges. Many of her clients come to her feeling disoriented, overwhelmed by uncertainty, fear, and sorrow, and facing decisions in the context of the loss of the familiar. For people facing a life-threatening illness themselves or in a significant other, the focus will be on preparing for and navigating the process and meaning of death and dying. For all of her clients, her approach is to support personal agency regarding these changes and to identify, enhance and utilize their strengths as they plan and navigate change.
Dr. Douglas utilizes cognitive-behavioral and strengths-based therapies to explore the experience and meaning, as well as the challenges and opportunities, present in major the changes that they are experiencing. In session, Dr. Douglas focuses on grounding tools to develop and utilize strategies to calm and ground themselves in the present, and to imagine and realize a future when they will feel stable, healed and whole.
Her style is warm, thoughtful, active and engaging. She creates a welcoming and safe space for clients to explore their history and life story with openness and curiosity. She supports and guides her clients in exploring how their life experience, skills, strengths and insights can be brought to bear on their current situation so as to find and move authentically and positively forward.
She received both her M.S.W. and Ph.D. from Portland State University in Portland OR, where she has practiced for over 35 years. Both virtual and in-person appointments available; home visits available for clients who are unable to travel due to serious illness.
Caregiver stress & support - Coping with anxiety, stress, fatigue, and burnout related to caring for a loved one; balancing the needs of others with one's own needs and health
Aging related concerns - Coping with memory loss, loss of independence, and other physical and/or mental impacts of aging. May include support for family or caregivers and resource planning for changes in living situation.
LGBTQIA, gender, & sexuality topics - Exploring topics of sexuality, gender, and identity; coping with discrimination and oppression; navigating relationship, family, and cultural challenges
Life coaching - Identifying intentions and implementing strategies to build resilience and work towards one’s personal, health, or career goals
Life transitions - Coping with difficult or impactful life changes, such as moving to a new area, relationship transitions, child rearing, or career changes; learning self-care to better manage resulting stress
Loss, grief, and bereavement - Emotionally preparing for the anticipated passing of a loved one; managing feelings and reactions to a death or loss of significance; support during the process of healing and acceptance
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Case Management/Care Coordination Contact - $50
Years of Experience: 36 years
Multnomah County , Environmental Health Director, 2014 - 2020
Portland State University, Doctorate, 2001
Portland State University, Master of Social Work, 1988
University of Portland, Bachelor of Arts, 1986