Dave Lowe is the founder of Forte Counseling Group.  Dave has an innate ability that leaves people feeling hope, acceptance, and that everything is going to work out. He is a highly skilled, compassionate, empathic, relationally oriented professional who genuinely cares for people. He is dedicated to providing exceptional care by implementing effective evidence based treatment that helps his clients accomplish their treatment goals and live happier, healthier lives. For the last 10 years he has developed a track record of successfully working with clients with a wide variety of diagnosis including: depression, anxiety, post-traumatic stress disorder, dissociative identity disorder, adjustment disorder, obsessive compulsive disorder, and issues related to trauma. Dave has advanced training working with couples and is a Gottman Method Certified Therapist. Currently there are only three certified Gottman Method therapists in the Portland Metro area. Dave has a Masters Degree in Mental Health Counseling and is licensed by the Oregon board of Licensed Professional Counselors.

Dave and his wife (and one of his daughters) own a Lavender Farm in Eagle Creek where they live and raise Quarter Horses. Dave supervises Counseling Interns from local Universities who are completing their Masters degree in Counseling.

Whether your relationship is in crisis, or you just want to make it stronger, Dave can help. If you are thinking about making some changes in your personal life and want to work with some-one who is skilled, yet comfortable and relaxed, make an appointment with Dave today.