Therapist in Portland, Oregon Krista Gautsche, Therapist

License: LCSW

Provider Gender: Female

Ages Served: 6-65+

Appointments: In-office and Telehealth

Manages Medications: No, provides therapy only

Therapist in Portland, Oregon Krista Gautsche, LCSW

Krista Gautsche, LCSW

Krista has a Master’s degree in Social Work from Indiana University in Indianapolis, Indiana. She also has a Bachelor of Arts from Goshen College in Goshen, Indiana. Krista is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker since October 2013. She has multiple years of experience working as a child and family therapist in a community mental health setting, providing both individual and family therapy to children as well as adults. Prior to working in community mental health, Krista worked as a senior social worker in London, England where she worked in adoption and foster care. She has experience working in residential, hospital and school settings.

Services Offered:
Individual, family, group therapy , trauma informed, solutions focused, motivational interviewing, collaborative problem solving and Child ADHD evaluations.

Theoretical Orientation:
Krista takes a client-centered approach when working with children and families. When working with clients she uses a variety of theories and approaches including Family Systems Approach, Motivational Interviewing, Dialectical Behavior Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Brief Solutions Focused and Collaborative Problem Solving.

More Information:
I enjoy spending time with family and friends, being outdoors, exercising, traveling and cooking.


Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Behavioral Health Systems (BHS)
  • Carelon (Beacon)
  • Centivo
  • ComPsych
  • Evernorth (Cigna)
  • First Choice
  • Humana
  • Kaiser Permanente (Northwest)
  • MediNcrease Health Plans (MHP)
  • Moda Health
  • MultiPlan (PHCS)
  • Optum (UnitedHealthcare)
  • Pacific Source
  • Partners Direct Health
  • Providence Health Plan
  • Provider Network of America (PNOA)
  • Regence BlueCross BlueShield
  • Sana Benefits
  • Tricare West (HealthNet)
  • Trillium


  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT)
  • Parenting Skills


  • English



Please call us at 503-563-3420 to schedule an appointment with Krista Gautsche.

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