Contact & Location

Reaching out can be an act that takes a big breathe and a bit of courage.  Here is what to expect:

1) When a client reaches out to me via email, I will respond in a timely manner.  I will let you know if I am currently accepting new clients.  I f I am, I will ask that you send me with a few specific times over the coming days when we might have a brief 10 minute phone conversation.  I know that phone conversations are ‘old-school’ these days, but it is the best way for us to interact so we can both determine if we want to schedule a first appointment.

2) If a client reaches out by phone, I will promptly return the call and if I get a voicemail, I will leave a message asking for times when I might call so we can speak.  Most likely, we will play phone tag or switch to email to find that time.

3) During this initial phone conversation, I will ask you a few basic intake questions, which I ask every potential client.  This call gives you time to ask me any initial questions you might have about my practice or about me.

If your issues are ones which I feel would be served better by a trusted colleague who is trained in a specific area, I will let you know and sometimes will offer referrals.  If you feel as though you aren’t sure about meeting, this gives you a chance to forgo making an appointment.

3)  Should we make a first appointment, the intake process continues when we meet.  We get to meet in person and see if there is a good fit between your issues and my expertise and experience.  In most circumstances, I suggest we each take the first two to three sessions to determine if there is a good fit between us!


Jane Mayer, LCSW
1832 NE Broadway
Portland, Oregon 97232

Phone: 503-334-1672

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