Sabrina Walters, M.A., LMFT, LPC
Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist
Sabrina is a Gottman Certified Therapist and she holds a Masters of Arts in Marriage and Family Therapy from George Fox University and a Bachelors of Science in Music from Linfield College. Major coursework includes human growth and development, family and couples counseling, multicultural counseling, drug and alcohol counseling, spirituality, Gottman Couples Therapy and the Core Values Index.
Sabrina is passionate about the development of skills and practices in others and fulfill this passion as an adjunct professor in the Masters of Counseling program at George Fox University as well as training counselors and coaches in the use of the Core Values Index.
Anna Schulz, Intern
Therapist & Community Liaison
Anna Schulz is a Masters Student at Huntington University. She currently holds a bachelor’s degree in history and social science from Chico State University and has completed core courses in ethics, theories of counseling, counseling techniques, and various areas of group work. Anna’s professional areas of expertise are in researched-based interventions, neuropsychology, Gottman Couples Counseling, Emotionally Focused Therapy (EFT) and Core Values Index Counseling (CVI). Anna has a passion for helping individuals, couples, and families who are looking for tools to navigate complicated relationships, traumas, and deep seeded personal issues which she believes is accomplished through improved emotional attachment, connection, and action-oriented goals.
On a personal level, Anna has been married for thirteen years and is the mother of two adventurous and fun-loving sons. She loves her family, friends, a good cup of coffee, a well-written book, and being involved in her church. Anna is originally from California but has lived all over the North West. She loves being outside whenever it’s not raining and sometimes even when it is.
Anna endeavors to consistently create a safe and empathetic space where clients can process and explore their feelings of:
· Anxiety · Depression · Trauma · Abuse · Addiction · Grief or Loss · Self-Esteem · Spirituality · Infidelity or Affairs · Separation or Divorce · Addiction / Mental Health Concerns · Financial or Employment Difficulties · Family Conflict
Matthew Boylan is a masters student in Marriage Couple and Family Counseling at George Fox University. His background education is in Psychology and Sociology from Concordia University, Nebraska. He has currently completed three years of coursework with focuses being on EFT (Emotionally Focused Therapy), Restoration Therapy, and Child-Centered Play Therapy. He is developing expertise using Gottman Couples Counseling, the Core Values Index, and he is currently focused on developing an Intersubjective Approach to counseling. He believes that growth and deeper understanding are the purposes of counseling and that people live within systems that are full of strength to solve challenges. He believe that change affects others through relationships and that this is a fundamental aspect of understanding challenges and strengths.
From a personal perspective, he has been married for four years and has a wonderful dog and cat. He is an avid trail runner and is currently training for an ultramarathon. He grew up as a missionary kid and has lived in several countries around the world.
Matt grew up in Central Oregon and loves being a sixth generation Oregonian. He earned a degree in Business from Oregon State University and is currently working on his Master’s in counseling from Western Seminary. He started a nonprofit for high school and college students and has been a mentor for the last 15 years.
As a part of his nonprofit he regularly takes student and parent-child trips into the woods for high adventure excursions with the aim of helping people grow in their relationships; emotionally, intellectually and spiritually. He currently lives in the Portland area with his wife and children.
Matt has worked at residential treatment facilities in both a milieu and double lock down campuses as well as treatment communities for men and Recovery communities for women and children.
Matt is has taken Gottman level 1 training and looks forward to continue training in the Gottman methodologies in order to serve couples best.
His approach to counseling is straightforward; everyone is changing as they go through life and everyone can learn how to direct that change. He’s passionate about working with students, parents, families, couples and adult individuals.