Psychiatry in Portland, Oregon Tara Ericksen, Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner

License: PMHNP

Provider Gender: Female

Ages Served: 11-65+

Appointments: In-office and Telehealth

Manages Medications: Yes

Psychiatry in Portland, Oregon Tara Ericksen, PMHNP

Tara Ericksen, PMHNP

Tara Ericksen is a Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner in Oregon who has been practicing since 2018. Tara firmly believes it is never too late to heal. Throughout her career, she has been passionate about helping clients of all ages and backgrounds with their mental, emotional, and physical wellbeing. Tara aims to empower her clients through education, compassion, and evidence-based integrative medicine. She specializes in both PTSD and Complex PTSD, ADHD, Depression, Anxiety, Postpartum Depression, Women’s Healthcare adjacent psychiatric issues, and Bipolar. Before working at LifeStance, she worked at residential psych facilities for children and adolescents, in an IOP, at a Women’s Healthcare Department, and in Urgent Psychiatric Care in SF. Tara thinks every day is a new day with new possibilities. Outside of work, Tara loves to garden and has turned her yard into a minifarm complete with chickens. She loves to hike, trail run, do yoga, make jewelry, sew, dance, and travel. She has been to more than 40 countries and counting and plans to travel until she physically cannot anymore.


  • Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT)
  • Gender-Affirmative Medical Readiness Evaluations
  • Medical Procedure Evaluations


  • Adoption/Foster Care
  • Autism Spectrum Disorders
  • First Responders
  • Head Injuries
  • LGBTQ+
  • Men
  • Military/Veterans
  • Women


  • English



Please call us at 503-922-6616 to schedule an appointment with Tara Ericksen.

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