Claire E. Bemis, LCSW, CADC I, RYT

Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Certified Alcohol & Drug Counselor I, Registered Yoga Teacher

Hillsboro Clinic

Claire received both her undergraduate and graduate degrees from the University of Connecticut, in the state where she was born and raised. Claire traveled west upon her graduation however, and has been a proud resident of Portland for five years now.  

Claire has quite a diverse background working in mental health, including residential treatment programs, child and adolescent psychiatric hospitals, community and in-home intensive family therapy, and youth substance abuse programs. One of Claire's greatest passions is working with youth and their families through the use of individual, group, and family therapy.  

As a bilingual therapist, Claire has also had the opportunity to study Spanish through immersion programs in Spain, Mexico, and Nicaragua.  

In her personal time, Claire enjoys traveling, music, hiking, biking, rock climbing, crafting, and spending time with her family and friends.  



Licensed Clinical Social Worker 

Certified Alcohol & Drug Counselor I 

Bilingual (Spanish-speaking) Therapist

Registered Yoga Teacher (RYT 200)