Rene Oxford, LMHC
Rene’s goal is to provide a safe place for clients to find healing, identify and work through experiences they have found hindering, and reach goals they wish to set for the future. This is accomplished through professional counseling utilizing Cognitive-Behavioral and Client-Centered approaches. She approaches couples and family therapy utilizing a family systems approach and Bowen’s theory of Family Dynamics and Therapy. With children, she utilizes standard play therapy practices including art and sand tray therapy.
Rene received her Bachelor’s Degree in Social Sciences from Washington State University and her Master’s Degree in Counseling Psychology from St. Martin’s University in 2005. She has spent 23 years providing services to children, adolescents, adults and families for a wide range of different mental health and behavioral concerns. She began her work in the areas of counseling and social work with children, teens, and families during the 12 years prior to obtaining her master’s degree.
In the years since obtaining her degree and licensure, she has worked in the community and within private practice providing counseling for various mental health and life skill issues including environmental and life stressors, grief and loss, trauma, the impact of drug use and abuse, the impact of violence, as well as depression, anxiety, and relationship and family issues. She has worked with children focusing on grief and loss issues, trauma, attachment issues, adjustment issues, attention and impulse concerns and behavioral interventions utilizing counseling and standard play therapy practices including art and sand tray.
945 11th Avenue, Longview, WA 98632
Ms. Oxford's telehealth link is https://doxy.me/oxboecounseling