Claire E. Bemis, LCSW, CADC I, RYT
Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Certified Alcohol & Drug Counselor I, Registered Yoga Teacher
Claire earned her undergraduate and graduate degrees in social work from the University of Connecticut; the state in which she was born and raised.
Upon graduation, Claire traveled to the Pacific Northwest however, and has been a proud resident of Portland for many years.
Claire has quite a diverse background in the field of mental health, having worked in residential treatment programs, child and adolescent psychiatric hospitals, youth substance abuse programs, and in-home & community intensive family therapy programs. Claire is also a bilingual therapist, who has had the opportunity to study Spanish through immersion programs in Spain, Mexico, and Nicaragua.
Claire's greatest passion is utilizing individual, group, and family therapy to work with youth and their families.
In her personal time, Claire enjoys traveling, music, hiking, biking, rock climbing, crafting, and spending time with her husband, family, and friends.