We are moving in August

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In August 2017, Discover Counseling will be leaving the Beveland St. office suite to expand, and move just up the street (0.3 miles) to the Hilltop Business Center. The new suite will have more offices, a larger waiting area, reception area, and access to the Hilltop Cafe downstairs. The new location is just across the Hwy 217 overpass, walkable from …

Website Update 3.0 is Live!

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  This is the third major revision I’ve done to my website since starting my business, and I think it’s the best yet. This time I hired designer Jeff Bugbee of VisionMule to organize the content, give everything a face-lift, and help make the site more accessible for current and prospective clients. Here are some of the specific improvements that …

New Business Features

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I’ve been hard at work trying to make my practice more accessible and useful to my clients, and wanted to introduce some new features! These are offered at no charge to clients and will hopefully make the whole counseling experience more seamless. Facebook Page I’ve created a Facebook page for my business! Now you can find details about my practice, …

Warm and Professional

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Hi, I’m Aaron Potratz. First and foremost, I am passionate about relationships and families. I see them as the key to happiness and health in life. In order for us to have good relationships, we also need to be healthy as individuals. My desire is to help you improve all of these so that you can experience life to the …


New Office Location

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Conveniently located off Hwy 217 and about a half a mile from Hwy 99/Pacific Hwy, my office has a private parking lot with plenty of spaces and is across the street from the Well & Good Coffee House. You will also find George Fox University (Portland campus), Costco, Winco, Starbucks, Dutch Bros., and Office Max nearby.   Read more about my office …


Comfortable Office

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Inside, my office is comfortable and inviting. Clients can enter and feel safe as they begin their journey toward healing and growth. Hanging on the walls are two custom art pieces painted by local artist Jesse Rigamonti, and there is a large window that looks out onto an open green space.

Free Wireless Internet

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To make my clients comfortable and welcome, I provide free wireless internet access in the waiting area of my office. Clients can choose from browsing the available selection of magazines or log onto the web to send emails, check current sports scores, or read their favorite news articles from the convenience of their mobile devices.



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I provide counseling for couples – dating, premarital/engaged, and married. My hope is that by going through counseling, my clients will gain a better knowledge of themselves, understanding of their partner, and awareness of the skills they need to practice in order to improve the relationship. I balance long-term goals with practical tools that can be used immediately to help …

Improving Life

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Life can be challenging in many aspects including individual/personal, career and work, emotions, and others. Dealing with issues that impair functioning can help clients become more successful, satisfied, effective, joyful, and free as they interact with life in various ways. My hope is that counseling can improve life so that it becomes a realm of opportunities and hope for my …

Family Counseling

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Families are meant to be safe and supportive environments for people to be loved and accepted for who they are, while at the same time helping each other grow to become their best selves. I work with family issues (including parenting) and family members (ages 13 and older) to help identify unhealthy dynamics and make changes to the family system …