Therapist in Gladstone, Oregon Sara Padilla, Therapist

License: LPC

Provider Gender: Female

Ages Served: 15-65+

Appointments: Telehealth only. In-office visits not available

Manages Medications: No, provides therapy only

Therapist in Gladstone, Oregon Sara  Padilla, LPC

Sara Padilla, LPC

Sara is a Licensed Professional Counselor through the Oregon Board of Licensed Professional Counselors and Therapists and graduated from California State University of Bakersfield with a Master of Science in Counseling Psychology with advanced course in major counseling theories, research, law and ethics, social and cultural foundations, and human development. Sara has diverse mental health experience providing mental health services through direct clinical care for adults, families, and children. Sara has served clients of all ages in multiple program settings including residential care, intensive outpatient care, therapeutic foster care, and an outpatient level of care. Sara has provided treatment for several diverse mental health illnesses, ranging in presentation. Sara adheres to research that has shown the therapeutic alliance is the most important element when meeting treatment goals; meaning that it is imperative that you feel heard and understood by your counselor. Sara believes in being authentic with clients and has a compassionate, down-to-earth approach. She primarily uses CBT, solution-focused, motivational interviewing and strengths-based interventions. Her work with individuals and families is rooted in systems theory and the person in environment model.

Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna
  • ComPsych
  • Evernorth (Cigna)
  • First Choice
  • Humana
  • Kaiser Permanente (Northwest)
  • MediNcrease Health Plans (MHP)
  • Moda Health
  • MultiPlan (PHCS)
  • Optum (UnitedHealthcare)
  • Pacific Source
  • Providence Health Plan
  • Regence BlueCross BlueShield
  • Sana Benefits
  • Tricare West (HealthNet)
  • Trillium


  • Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT)
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Couples/Marital Counseling
  • Family Therapy


  • English



Please call us at 503-659-5515 to schedule an appointment with Sara Padilla.

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