Author Archives: Angela Izmirian, Ph.D.

About Angela Izmirian, Ph.D.

Angela is a licensed psychologist at Portland Psychotherapy. Her specialties include trauma/abuse, relationship issues, couples therapy, ethnic minority issues, body image, loss/grief, depression, anxiety, transgender assessments, and sexual orientation & gender identity exploration.

What causes Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)?

There are many different factors that contribute to how someone responds to a trauma and whether PTSD develops: • Getting physically hurt during an experience • Repeated traumatic life experiences • Current and past mental health issues • Hormones and … Continue reading

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