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emelie gagliardo, MA, LPC

Hey there, internet! I’m Emelie, owner and 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 I’m 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.

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I 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.

I just want you to know- I am here to help.


therapy for everyone

I specialize in working with anxiety, panic, and OCD. I work with young adults, kids & teens, survivors of trauma, LGBTQIA+ folks, and the non-monogamous community.

I am trained in Exposure and Response Prevention (ERP) for anxiety related disorders, as well as Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT), and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) for other mental health issues. I also have specialized training in foster and adoption studies and love working with families of all kinds.


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