Iris Torres, Social Worker (Pre-Licensed)

Iris Torres, CSWA

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During our time together we will work towards a deeper understanding of your experiences, process complex emotions and strengthen your roots.

am the daughter to Mexican immigrants and the granddaughter of Mexican spirituality. My family immigrated from Morelos, Mexico, to Portland, Oregon, occupied territory of the Tchinouk people.
My deep-rooted calling for serving my community led me to Social work. I graduated in 2015 with my Bachelor’s in Social Work with a focus in Chicanx/ Latinx Studies, at Portland State University. My passion for systemic change and community healing lead me back to PSU. There I received My Master of Social Work and specialized in Practice and Leadership with Communities and Organizations (PLCO).
Through My work in juvenile justice, education, and working with survivors of domestic violence; I have had the honor of serving, parents, youth, and families in the Portland Metro area for the last 10 years.

While my works centers around female-identified people. I work with all gender identities.
I specialize in therapy for female- identified, Black, Indigenous, people of color, who have experienced gender based violence and intergenerational trauma.

My specialties include; Anxiety, Depression, PTSD/ Trauma, domestic violence, sexual assault, guilt/ shame, immigration, and intergenerational trauma. Servicios disponible en Español.

Specialties & Clinical Interests

  • Anxiety
  • Criminal Justice Involvement
  • Depression
  • Domestic Abuse/Violence
  • Family Conflict
  • Fertility, Pregnancy & Postpartum
  • Gender Identity
  • Grief & Loss
  • LGBTQIA+
  • Parenting & Parent-Child Relationships
  • Race-Based Traumatic Stress (RBTS)
  • Relationships
  • Self-Esteem
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Sexual Identity
  • Spirituality
  • Trauma & Ptsd
  • Violence
  • Women's Issues

Therapy Types

  • Acceptance And Commitment Therapy (ACT)
  • Client-Centered Therapy
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Mindfulness
  • Trauma-Informed Therapy

Community Specialties

  • American Indian Or Alaska Native
  • Black
  • Hispanic Or Latino
  • Immigrants
  • Lgbtqia+
  • Trauma Survivors

Fees & Insurance

Cost per Session
$60.00 - $135.00
Sliding Scale
Yes
Pay By
Cash, Check, Credit Card

Licenses & Certifications

Years in Practice
2
License(s)
License #
state
Social Worker (Pre-Licensed)
Oregon
Graduate School(s)
Degree
Year Graduated
Portland State University
Master of Social Work
2018