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Holly Bates, LCSW

Provider Type: Therapist

Provider Gender: Female

Serving: 06-10, 11-14, 15-17, 18-21, 22-26, 27-40, 41-64, 65+

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Holly Bates, LCSW

Holly Bates treats patients starting at 4 year old.
Holly Bates is a Board Licensed Clinical Social Worker. She has a Bachelor of Art degree in Psychology and a Masters in Social Work from Portland State. Her years of experience in outpatient therapy settings extend to families, couples, individuals, children, and teens. Holly’s work has focused on symptoms of grief, anxiety, depression, relationship issues, and adjustment issues. In addition, Holly has led an Intensive Outpatient Program treating teens at-risk for out-of-home placements due to symptoms of personality disorders, crisis and safety issues, suicidal ideations/attempts, chronic abuse, and trauma histories. Holly is advanced trained under John and Julie Gottman in the Gottman Couples Therapy Method. She uses this evidence-based research and treatment method to assist couples in creating more fulfilling and healthy relationships. She utilizes this process to assist couples in uncovering conflict management skills, tackling unsolvable problems, deepening friendship and intimacy, and discovering the meaning of the relationship. She gently guides clients in identifying their goals and discovering ways to achieve desired and lasting change.

Treatment Areas

  • ADHD
  • Anger Management / Mood Swings
  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Eating/Weight Concerns
  • Mood
  • Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
  • Panic Attacks
  • Phobias
  • PTSD/Trauma
  • Stress/Worry


  • English


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