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Rick Dawson Retires from IHC Associates

Rick Dawson retires from our practice! Thank you Dr. Dawson for all of your hard work with IHC Associates! This change will become effective November 2018....

What is Dialectical Behavioral Therapy?

What is Dialectical Behavioral Therapy? Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, or DBT, is an off-shoot of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), with some additional assumptions and techniques to complement cognitive-behavioral interventions. The first difference, obvious from the name of the treatment, is that DBT is based on a dialectic, which means that...

IHC Associates now offers Transport

IHC Transportation Services IHC Transport offers a variety of transportation services for students, patients, and families. We are professionals and drive to provide the best services to support the wellness of the community. Our transportation division began with a simple mission: get people where they need to go. A...

Is Mindfulness just a Fad, or can it Help You Live a Fuller Life?

Is mindfulness just a fad, Or can it help you live a fuller life? Mindfulness has become a trendy word recently. It seems like everyone, from business executives to exercise gurus, is using mindfulness as a way to improve performance and reduce stress. But what does it really mean...

The Strengths-based Approach to Counseling

The Strengths-based Approach to Counseling A strengths-based approach to counseling has become a common therapeutic tool over the past decade. The model is just what it sounds like: a way to focus on a person’s strengths, rather than on his or her weaknesses, to help facilitate healing. Instead of...

Britania Latronica Ph.D joins IHC Associates

Britania Latronica, Ph.D joins IHC IHC Associates is proud to announce that Britania Latronica, Ph.D has joined our team of clinicians. She will be practicing at our Parkrose clinic. Licensed Mental Health Provider Britania Latronica, Ph.D Dr. Britania Latronica is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist who specializes in psychological assessment....

Adventist Wellness Center Lecture Series on Insomnia

FREE Medical Lecture in Portland, Oregon Adventist Wellness Center Series Lecture Series on Insomnia Are you having difficulty getting to sleep, sustaining sleep, awakening early, or having non-restorative sleep? Vanessa Peterson, MD and IHC’s Rocky Garrison, Ph.D. present three lectures to help you develop healthy sleep habits. 2015 dates...

Dr. Melisa Finch, Ph.D Offers Sleep Class

Dr. Melisa Finch, Ph.D Offers Sleep Class IHC Associates and Dr. Melisa Finch are offering a new class: Promoting Good Sleep: Applying the Science of Sleep IHC provider Melisa Finch, PhD, will teach this ongoing three-session class, using the science of sleep to help participants cope with insomnia and...

March is Social Work Month

March is Social Work Month You may have wondered why many of our providers have “LCSW” at the end of their names. This is because they are licensed clinical social workers and have a Masters in Social Work (MSW) from an accredited institution. Providers choose many paths to become...

Welcome Joan Pugh

Welcome Joan Pugh IHC has a new provider! We are excited to welcome Dr. Joan Pugh as a clinician at IHC Associates. Joan is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist with a Psy.D from the University of La Verne. As a specialist in geriatrics, Joan works with clients and their families...