Paige is a therapist specializing in individual, couples and family therapy, and maintains a private practice in Tigard, Oregon. Ms. Schickedanz assists individuals experiencing social/emotional challenges to find solutions within a social framework. She believes each client is capable of making personal changes and enhancing their self-reliance in order to find happiness and fulfillment in life.
As a graduate of Heritage University in Toppenish, Washington specializing in mental health counseling, she is currently serving as private practitioner working with a broad spectrum of clients. Among her areas of expertise are but not limted to; therapy for depression and anxiety, couples counseling, family counseling, parenting support, grief counseling, work and career issues, stress management, addiction and recovery, conflict resolution, group counseling, abuse and children and teens.
In addition to being a prominent relationship therapist, Paige has presented to school board members and counseling conferences around Oregon and Washington. She is an interactive, solution-focused/Cognitive Behavioral therapist. Her therapeutic approach is to provide support and practical feedback to help clients effectively address personal life challenges. She integrates complementary methodologies and techniques to offer a highly personalized approach tailored to each client. With compassion and understanding, she works with each individual to help them build on their strengths and attain the personal growth they are committed to accomplishing. Paige offers a short-term counseling approach.
Paige attended the University of Utah for her undergraduate study of psychology and continues to be a loyal Ute fan! Paige has worked with clients in school settings, agency settings, rehabilitation centers, juvenile jail, rape crisis centers, and head start programs.
Ms. Schickedanz has been recognized for her commitment to give back to her community. She has spent many hours volunteering in school settings, women shelters, and making and delivering food to the homeless. She currently is ESA certified in School Counseling. With that, she has worked in elementary, middle and high schools. Paige has additional training in marriage counseling, group counseling, family dynamics and systems, diversity of cultures, abuse, career counseling, law and ethics, and behavioral therapy. She currently is an active member of The American Counseling Association and both Oregon and Washington School Counselor Association.