Dr. Thomas Doherty provides pre-licensure supervision for mental health counselors, psychotherapists, marriage and family therapists, and psychology residents. He also provides ongoing supervision and consultation to mental health professionals. He is an internationally recognized expert on nature and mental health and the use of nature-based therapies.


  • Licensed psychologist in the State of Oregon, a National Register Health Service Psychologist, and a fellow of the American Psychological Association (APA)
  • 25 years of experience in settings ranging from inpatient hospital units, to private practice settings, to holistic health centers, to therapeutic wilderness expeditions
  • APA-Approved clinical training program and internship
  • Practice as a doctoral psychologist for 13 years
  • Faculty member at the Lewis & Clark Graduate School, founder of the innovative Ecopsychology Certificate program
  • Successful operation of a private psychology business Sustainable Self, LLC for a decade
  • Taught the Business of Psychology class at Pacific University Graduate school



  • Adult, couples, and adult family therapy using an integrative, transtheoretical model
  • Supporting diverse and alternative couple and family arrangements
  • Psychodiagnosis and practical, client use of the DSM and ICD models
  • Risk management and development of innovative practices and businesses
  • Internationally recognized leader in ecotherapy and nature-based therapy
  • Mindfulness-based therapies (with training at the original UMass Worcester Hospital Mindfulness in Healthcare Program)
  • Group therapy with men, and for anxiety and smoking cessation (including short-term psychoeducational models)
  • Addressing the psychological impacts of work and consulting on organizational issues
  • Addressing the mental health impacts of environmental issues like global climate change



  • A positive, strength-based approach to supervision
  • Work with counselors and therapists with diverse therapeutic orientations and practice goals
  • Helping new professionals reintegrate their personal strengths and therapy style with their professional training so they can provide unique value to their clients and patients


Locations and Hours

  • North Portland (Fridays and by appointment): 4039 N. Mississippi Ave, Suite 309, Portland, OR 97227
  • Southeast Portland (Tuesdays and Thursdays): 4004 SE Woodstock Blvd., Portland, OR 97202
  • Online and phone based supervision sessions are also available



  • Dr. Doherty offers a flat fee rate of 75.00 per supervision session