Welcome to

sprout therapy

modern therapists
serving individuals, couples, & families
in the north portland community


our team

Ellen Landis, MA, MFT Intern   Associate Clinician

Ellen Landis, MA, MFT Intern
Associate Clinician

Emelie Gagliardo, MA, LPC    Owner & Lead Clinician

Emelie Gagliardo, MA, LPC
Owner & Lead Clinician

If you’re reading this, we 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 mental health is getting worse and worse, day by day, and you just want it to stop.

We’re 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.


counseling in north 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

Emelie has training in exposure and response prevention (ERP) for anxiety, panic, and OCD, as well as dialectical behavioral therapy (DBT) and cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) for depression, ADHD, post-traumatic stress disorder, and other mental health concerns. Emelie has specialized training in foster and adoption studies, ethical non-monogamy, and loves working with families of all kinds, including those affected by divorce, foster or adoption. Emelie works with kids and families, teens and young adults, & couples.

Ellen has experience in treating anxiety disorders, depression, life transitions, & those experiencing grief & loss. Ellen works with intimacy issues in couples, those struggling with infidelity or relationship transitions, and those exploring kink, open relationships, polyamory, or sexuality. Ellen has specialized training in working with those in recovery from eating disorders of any kind as well as those struggling with substance abuse. Ellen works with adults, teens, & couples.

Charlotte is trained in treatment of anxiety disorders, panic attacks, complex trauma, & depression. Charlotte is in the process of being trained in EMDR (a super rad trauma processing technique) as well as dialectical behavioral therapy (DBT). Charlotte loves to work with kids and families, teens, adults, & couples.

Our whole team stands with LGBTQIA+ folk, people of color, oppressed minorities, and consider ourself a trans-allied practice. We identify as feminist therapists. We work with individuals, families and monogamous and non-monogamous partnerships of any kind.


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Note: Emelie works 9am-4pm, M/T/W/F. Associate clinicians offer both daytime and evening hours. Our clinicians do not offer weekend hours.
Note: Emelie is in-network with most BCBS, PacificSource, and Aetna plans, and can provide a superbill for out-of-network billing. Ellen and Charlotte offer a sliding scale and can provide a superbill for out-of-network billing.