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Amy De La Torre

LCSW, CADC I

Amy De La Torre is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) through the State of Oregon and holds a Master of Social Work (MSW) specializing in Child, Youth, and Family Services from Portland State University. She is also a Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor I (CADC I) through the Mental Health & Addiction Certification Board of Oregon. She completed her undergraduate studies at Multnomah University.

Amy has spent her career working with adolescents in various capacities, including residential treatment, outpatient Drug and Alcohol counseling, suicide prevention, and trauma recovery work. Amy is currently the Adult Behavioral Health manager at Northwest Family Services.

Amy works with youth and families, believing deeply that creating honest and open communication is the bedrock of empathy. She draws upon an eclectic array of practice modalities and psychodynamic theories, including Trauma Theory; Cognitive Behavioral Therapy; Acceptance and Commitment Therapy and Narrative therapy guided by a strengths-based and trauma-informed approach.

“It is my belief that we are all doing the best with what we have been given. In therapy, my responsibility is to explore what those things are and support my clients in finding new tools to aid healing and growth. I am dedicated to guiding youth and families as they find a path forward.”