Ian has worked in mental health since 2013 in a variety of roles. Whether supporting foster children between home placements, guiding students in wilderness therapy, or helping young adults reach independence, Ian shows a passion for the well-being of others. Ian received his B.A. from Lewis & Clark College and his master’s degree in Clinical Mental Health from Oregon State University.
Ian approaches each client with compassion, authenticity, and curiosity to help them discover the best version of themselves. He firmly believes that every person is capable of healing and growth given the right tools and environment; he works with clients to create a personalized and manageable plan to reach their goals. Through insight, awareness, and applied action, Ian assists others to make lasting changes in their lives. He uses an integrative approach rooted in attachment theory, dialectical behavioral therapy, mindfulness, IFS, and EMDR. Ian works to create a safe and nurturing therapeutic relationship in which exploration, trust, and challenge are possible.
Outside of the office, Ian is passionate about the outdoors and is always on the lookout for new spots to explore with his dogs Charlie and Gypsy. He also loves to move and play through basketball, yoga, running, and mountain biking.