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Aja Riley Bennett, LCSW

Relationship issues Family conflicts Parenting issues Coping with life changes Compassion fatigue
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About me

I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in Oregon. I work from a trauma informed perspective and am committed to providing culturally sensitive, individually focused, person-centered care.
My goal is to create a therapeutic environment where clients feel safe and emotionally supported to engage in the work of healing and self-development.
I am experienced in supporting clients working through a wide range of concerns including stress management, life changes, boundary setting, conflict management, compassion fatigue, relationship issues, racial injustices & inequalities concerns, and generational trauma.
My treatment approach draws from emotionally psychodynamic, solution-focused and cognitive behavioral modalities and interventions.
We can work together to develop goals and a treatment plan that meet you unique concerns and needs.

Professional experience

5yrs in practice

Additional areas of focus: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem, Career difficulties, Depression, Aging and Geriatric Issues, Caregiver Issues and Stress, Codependency, Communication Problems, Domestic Violence, Emptiness, Family of Origin Issues, Family Problems, Isolation/Loneliness, Midlife Crisis, Prejudice and Discrimination, Workplace Issues

Clinical approaches: Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Motivational Interviewing, Solution-Focused Therapy

License information

OR LCSW L10837

TX LCSW 51548


These quotes represent just a few of the many positive reviews that we have received for Aja Riley Bennett. We don't pay anyone to provide their review and they are all made voluntarily. Some people's experience receiving therapy with BetterHelp might be different.

Meeting Aja virtually and counseling with her was a rewarding experience. Aja provided me with my first professional counseling sessions in my adult like. I am dissapointed that the insurance coverage that I have through Moda Health does not cover continuing appointments with Aja.

Written on May 23, 2022 after therapy with Aja for 1 month on issues concerning relationship issues

I appreciated every session that I had with Aja and felt heard. She communicated very clearly with me and made sure I understood everything as well.

Written on May 09, 2022 after therapy with Aja for 2 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, family conflicts, trauma and abuse, compassion fatigue, and adhd

Aja has been really supportive and respective of me during the difficult time I am going through.

Written on Apr 07, 2022 after therapy with Aja for 1 month on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, family conflicts, grief, self esteem, and coping with life changes

Aja has helped me re-focus my thinking to a growth and goal-oriented perspective. I appreciate her positive insights and the direction she's taken with our meetings. I feel empowered to continue to do my absolute best.

Written on Mar 21, 2022 after therapy with Aja for 1 month on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, intimacy-related issues, and adhd