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Meet PRA Psychologist Lauren Hollrah, PsyD

Sometimes life throws things at us which we can deal with easily. Every once in a while, we encounter something we might need a little more help with, and it can impair our functioning, social interactions, relationships and work. There are times in our lives that we feel sadness, loneliness, grief, and anxiety. Often, outside assistance can be a helpful tool to getting you back to where you want to be. I work with individuals and couples facing challenges in their lives. Such areas may include, but are not limited to:

  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Grief/Loss
  • PTSD
  • Anger
  • Chronic Pain
  • Relationship Difficulties

I focus on working with people to get back to living their lives and functioning in a positive manner. Often our emotions, memories, thoughts, and ways of coping get in the way of creating a meaningful and value-guided life. I tend to focus on developing the ability to turn toward a more meaningful life using skillful behavior. Generally, areas that are targeted for improvements include:

  • Valued living
  • Well-being
  • Forgiveness
  • Daily activities

Psychotherapy can help us learn new ways of coping with our pain, reconnect with our sense of purpose, and work toward a life committed to our personal values. Some skills developed or improved upon include:

  • Relaxation
  • Stress Management
  • Mindfulness/meditation
  • Identifying ways of meaningful living
  • Noticing how thinking and behaviors affect feelings
  • Improving mood

As a therapist, I provide therapy from a collaborative and strengths-based approach. I believe that every person has something positive to contribute and has valuable resources, skills, and knowledge. In my practice of therapy, I work to provide services that are based on my values of compassion, integrity, respect, and connection. I look forward to working with you.

Lauren Hollrah, Psy.D.
Clinical Psychologist
Progressive Rehabilitation Associates
1815 SW Marlow Ave, Ste. 110
Portland, OR 97225
(503) 292-0765 x 193