Certified Functional Family Therapist - Portland, OR

Charles Joel Taylor is the founder of the Mountain Crest Counseling Services in Portland, Oregon. He received his Bachelors of Science in Psychology with a focus on Vocational Rehabilitation and completed his Masters of Arts degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Western Oregon University. Charles is a Certified Functional Family Therapist, a Certified Anger Management Specialist, a Certified Counselor with the State of Washington.

Charles’ primary practice includes cognitive behavioral therapy, dialectical behavioral therapy, & functional family therapy. He works with families in understanding their negative thinking patterns and cognitions. Working on thinking patterns in the "here and now" allows his patients to gain perspective on how their thoughts affect their behaviors and actions. The families that come to Charles often have experience with abuse, neglect, and trauma that are looking for a most positive life and opportunity to grow.

Charles is married and has one child. He also maintains a plethora of hobbies including martial arts, riding his motorcycle, brewing beer, archery, gun target practice, hiking, camping and mountain biking.