Welcome to

sprout therapy

modern therapists
serving the portland area for
individuals, couples, & families.


emelie gagliardo, MA, LPC

Hey there, internet! I’m Emelie, owner and lead therapist at Sprout Therapy PDX and cohost of the #Adulting Therapists podcast.

If you’re reading this, I already know you’re struggling. Maybe you’re having trouble “adulting”. You’re feeling like every one else seems to have it all together, why can’t you? Your anxiety is getting worse and worse, day by day, and you just want it to stop.

I’m here to tell you that this is not the best your life can be.
It will get better- and we’re here to help you get there.

Find out more about my story, my specializations, my style as a therapist, and more here.

Find out about insurance, fees, and more here.

Portland Therapy Center Member

counseling in portland

We know how hard it is to find someone who gets it. Who’s relatable and real. Who’s going to be there to weather your storms and get down and dirty with the weird stuff that makes us all human.
Someone who you can laugh with, cry with, or even yell with.

We just want you to know- we are here to help.


therapy for everyone

We work with young adults, professionals, kids & teens, survivors of trauma, LGBTQIA+ folks, and serve both monogamous and non-monogamous partnerships.

Emelie is trained in Exposure and Response Prevention (ERP) for anxiety, panic, and OCD, as well as Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT), and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) for other mental health concerns. Emelie also has specialized training in foster and adoption studies and loves working with families of all kinds.

Ellen has specialized experience treating anxiety, depression, grief, intimacy struggles, those in recovery from eating disorders or substance abuse, and those coping with major life transitions.


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Note: Emelie works 9am-4pm, M-F. Ellen works 4:30pm-8:30pm, M-F.
Note: Emelie is in-network with BCBS, PacificSource, and Aetna plans, and can provide a superbill for out-of-network biling. Ellen accepts sliding scale and can provide a superbill for out of network billing.