1. How Music Can Help You Through a Tough Time

    When times get particularly tough, what do you do to help yourself make it through them? Although it can be tempting to turn to destructive habits, the truth is that there are plenty of healthy (and healthful) things you can do to start moving out of a slump and into contentment. There’s no doubt that it can be overwhelming to figure things out, but the good news is that if you would benefit fro…Read More

  2. Are You Holding Yourself to Unreasonable Standards?

    It’s an easy thing to do — you make a mistake, and rather than accepting it and moving on, you beat yourself up. Whether it was a decision you made about how to handle a situation at work or an accident at home that ended up costing you some money, the truth is that there are plenty of different kinds of mistakes that can be made. At our Portland counseling office, we think that in many instan…Read More

  3. What Does Self Care Mean To You?

    From family counseling to couples therapy, at Two Rivers Counseling, our goal is to provide each and every person who turns to us with professional, personal, and effective counseling. We know that embarking on a journey to find a therapist that suits you can be a different one, but we strive to offer our patients the perfect combination of things that they need to push forward. As you may have gu…Read More

  4. 3 Tips for Healthier Relationships

    At Two Rivers Counseling in Portland, Oregon, we strive to offer professional, personal, and effective counseling. It can be incredibly difficult to figure out how to overcome the challenges that you face in your daily life, but the good news is that our therapist, Dr. Post-Holmberg is here to help you at every step of the way. As you can probably guess, we are huge advocates for therapy because w…Read More

  5. How to Have a Successful Argument With Your Partner

    How to Have a Successful Argument With Your Partner

    Here’s a bit of truth for you — even the most compatible of people are bound to disagree about something. Even when these people have a lot of things in common, given enough time, an argument is bound to occur. Sometimes it can even be as simple as one person having had a bad day and being easily annoyed. The reality is that every couple is going to argue, but did you know that it’s possible…Read More

  6. Are You Searching for a Therapist in Portland

    Are You Searching for a Therapist in Portland?

    There’s no doubt about it — finding the right counselor can be an incredibly tricky thing to undertake. The good news is that you’ve found Two Rivers Counseling. A trip to see Dr. Jeffrey Post-Holmberg might just be exactly what you’ve been searching for. With experience as a family therapist for a social service agency here in Portland, Dr. Post-Holmberg worked with a number of different …Read More

  7. The Importance of Having a Hobby

    The Importance of Having a Hobby

    In this day and age, finding time to do much of anything can feel like a big challenge. With 40 (or more!) hour work weeks as the norm here in the United States, it can often feel like you’re just trying to stay afloat until the weekend rolls around. When it does, it can be hard to motivate ourselves to do anything besides just lounging on the couch and binge watching whatever is newly streaming…Read More

  8. 3 Tips for Dealing With Stress at Work

    3 Tips for Dealing With Stress at Work

    Although many people deal with stressful situations, they always seem to be magnified at work. This makes sense, of course, because many of us find ourselves at our desks in front of a computer screen for 40 hours or more each week. Needless to say, work is one of the most common causes of stress for people. Day in and day out, we deal with deadlines, demanding coworkers, and a never-ending stream…Read More

  9. Two Rivers Counseling Blog Post

    the Pilgrim in the high mountain meadow…

    (Author's note: Whether it be for individual therapy, family therapy, or couple's therapy...when I meet with Clients to hear their stories, I listen carefully for their hearts. There are wounds and joy, uplift and deep descent, bouyancy and fear manifested and held by their pink, warm, amazing hearts. The story below is a small wish that each leaf of darkness that floats in the rivers of their hea…Read More

  10. Two Rivers Counseling Blog Post

    Mandela…

    When Ghandi died, I was unborn. And my heart was unaffected. The sun passed below the horizon, red, and so tired, on the Indian subcontinent. When Kennedy died, I was a child, and my sphere was small and untouched. I remember the principal on the school intercom, the footage of the motorcade, and LBJ taking the oath...with Jacqueline standing next to him. I looked around at the adults in my world.…Read More