Nassie Danesh, LCSW (she/her)

Staff Psychotherapist & Suicide Prevention Coordinator


Fluent in English and Persian/Farsi

Areas of Interest: 

Attachment repair, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, TF-CBT, Solutions Focused Therapy, Mindfulness-Based Therapy, complex and multi-generational trauma, loss and grief, neuropsychology, social justice, diversity issues, mind and body connection, and recovery.

Personal interests: Nature therapy, hiking, camping, white water rafting, meditating, reading, cooking, gardening, knitting, listening to music, and arts and crafts.

Liaison Roles and Committee Memberships: 
Team leader of the DBT program, Liaison to Social Work Department, Registrar Office, and Financial Aid Office.
LCSW (California and Oregon)
Master of Social Work, Portland State University
BA, Willamette University
Favorite professional and self-help books: 

Professional: Jungian Psychology, Existential Psychotherapy, and Internal Family System

Personal: “Maybe you should talk to someone” by Lori Gottlieb

Favorite quote: “Everything changes.” By Suzuki

Nassie  Danesh, LCSW (she/her)
SHC, 2nd Floor