Marjan Baradar, M.S., L.P.C., N.C.C.

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  • Professional Information

    Job Title :
    Licensed Professional Counselor

    Areas of Treatment :
    Individual,Family, Couples,Children and adolescents

    Specialties :

    Hospital Affiliation :
    Employee Assistance Program- Providence hospital

    Practice Name :
    Oregon Counseling Center

    Location :
    Beaverton, 97075 United States

    Practice Website :
    Oregon Counseling Center

    Years in Practice :

    Description of Practice :

    Marjan has been the owner of Oregon Counseling Center since 2003 in Beaverton, Oregon. She has a Master's Degree in Counseling and Guidance from Oregon State University and is a Licensed Professional Counselor. She received her Masters degree in 1985 and her undergraduate degree from Eastern Washington University.

    She has worked in different agencies before she started her private practice. She has been with Rosemont School (worked with delinquent and troubled teenagers), Portland Impact (Individual and Family Counseling), Portland Public Schools (Child Development Specialist), Community Youth Services (Youth and Families), Providence Hospital (Employee Assistance Program),...

    Since 1985, Marjan has worked with a wide variety of clients. She has developed a style that promotes openness, clarity and understanding with strategies that welcome individual differences. Her mission is to empower individuals to achieve their goals for happier and healthier lives. 

    She works with individuals, couples, families, children and adolescents in the areas of parenting, marital adjustments, communication skills(Conflict Resolutions, Anger Management, Assertiveness), Multi-Cultural Tensions, Transitions, Depression, Anxiety, Phobia and Loneliness and addiction.


    Areas of Expertise :
    Anger management, Depression, Anxiety, Phobia, Couples,

    Education/Degree :
    MS at Oregon State University

    Year Graduated :

    Board Certification :
    National Certified Counselor, Licensed Professional Counselor

    How do you try to make a difference in the lives of your patients?

    I have a deep understanding of individual differences and the fact that life can be difficult at times. Staying calm and patient with deep understanding allows my clients to see themselves through me and slowly have understanding for themselves and their situations.

    At different times I provide suggestions and allow them to examine it for themselves and do their own examinations of the situations. 

    I intend to create an atmosphere of love and safety  for my clients to be able to be all they can be without any judgments. Which will allow them to open up to me and use their problem solving strategies.

    Generally, unhappiness with life will have a direct and adverse effect on relationships with loved ones, people at work, and society. To reach happiness in life, the best results are achieved by consulting with someone you feel totally safe and confident with.


    Professional Society Memberships :
    Oregon Mental health association

    Teaching and Speaking :

    I have spoken in Portland State University, Lewis and Clark College, and Oregon State University in regards to Immigrants and their families living in the United States.

    Attributes Success To:

    Helping her clients reach their goals, and helping them to have belief, and empowering them to open the journey for them to achieve their goals.

    Believing in Change and the process of growth. Change is always hard and when the individual learns to believe in themselves, that makes the journey more pleasant and possible.

    I attribute my success to my persistence, love, and believing in my clients. Being patient with them in their journey and walking with them to get their strength back and 

    move forward toward their goals and desires.

    I love people and understand we all have strengths and weaknesses. Sometimes our strengths get weak and by having someone who cares and understand the situation allows the individual to pick themselves up and be able to walk through life again. Which is very exciting to me to see the change in my clients.


    Languages :
    English, Farsi

    Place of Birth :
    Iran, Tehran

    Gender :

    Hobbies/Sports :
    Family Time, Listening to Music, Reading, Going to the Beach, Meditating

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