"Change is hard because people overestimate the value of what they have and underestimate the value of what they may gain by giving that up." - James Belasco and Ralph Stayer


Crisis and Support Lines
  • Clark County Crisis Line 360-696-9560
  • Columbia River Crisis Response Services - 360-737-1399
  • Metro Crisis Hotline 503-988-4888
  • Washington County Crisis line - 503-291-9111
  • Portland's Women's Crisis Line - 888-235-4888
  • Adolescent Crisis Intervention and Counseling - 800-422-4453
  • Child Protective Services - 360-993-7901
  • Child Abuse Hotline - 503-422-4453
Online Resources
  • The Gottman Institute researching and restoring relationships - www.gottman.com
Book Club
  • Boundaries- When to Say Yes, When to Say No To take Control of Your Life by Dr. Henry Cloud & Dr. John Townsend
  • The Five Love Languages -How to express Heartfelt Commitment to Your Mate by Gary Chapman
  • How to Talk So your Kids Will Listen & How to Listen So Your Kids Will Talk by Adele Faber & Elaine Mazlish
  • Hold Me Tight by Dr. Sue Johnson
April Waggoner
  • April Waggoner, PhD, LMFT, LMHC, LPC
  • Marriage and Family Therapy, George Fox University
  • PhD in Counseling, Oregon State University
  • 601 Main Street, Suite 300
  • Vancouver, WA 98660
  • 360-567-0479
  • april@anewperspectivecc.com
"It is so nice to talk to someone who actually gets me."