Infertility Counseling Portland Oregon - Paula Acker

Paula Acker, L.C.S.W.


I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and have had a private counseling practice for over 21 years. I am also an Instructor in the Dept. of OB/GYN for Oregon Health and Sciences University and the clinic counselor for University Fertility Consultants at OHSU for the past 20 years . I am on the Ethics Panel for University Fertility Consultants. I am the only L.C.S.W. in Oregon that is a member of The American Society of Reproductive Medicine, Mental Health Professional Group.

I have a Masters Degree in Social Work from Portland State University and have two years post-masters training at the Institute for Family Centered Therapy. I have education and expertise in both individual and couple counseling. I am a member of the National Association of Social Workers and licensed to practice in Oregon.

In addition, I have worked in the adoption field counseling both adoptive parents and birth parents for several Oregon adoption agencies and adoption attorneys. I also have trained and worked in psychiatry for Portland Oregon hospitals.

I have presented at national conferences on topics related to infertility and presented regionally at many conferences for Resolve, Oregon Health and Sciences University, and the National Perinatal Conference.

Infertility Counseling Services | Portland Oregon
2805 N.W. Westover Road Portland, Oregon 97210 : (503) 940-5777 : Counselors Portland Oregon