New Business Features

New Business Features

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, read encouraging and thought-provoking posts, and interact with me via Facebook. My goal with this page is to make myself more accessible to clients. You can ask me business-related...

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Reconsider Your Affair

Reconsider Your Affair

I don’t normally do this, but after reading this NY Times article, I deemed it worthy to link to on its own. It’s very well-written and offers insight from both perspectives – the one having an affair and the one betrayed by their spouse’s affair. In my experience as a therapist working with couples, everything the author writes is painfully true. So if you’re considering having an affair or are stepping into one, please read this article and reconsider. If you’re in the middle of an affair, take this as a...

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How To Map Out Change

How To Map Out Change

There are two basic things required for mapping change: something to run away from, and something to run towards. Running Away Usually people don’t think of running away from something as a good thing. When it comes to change, however, I think it’s absolutely critical. Why? Because whatever it is you want to escape tells you all kinds of information about what you don’t want, where you don’t want to go or end up, and how you don’t want to feel. This is valuable insight! Knowing what you don’t want can be...

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New Design and Blog!

New Design and Blog!

Welcome to my newly redesigned website, which now includes a blog! I will be using the blog for a few different purposes: To let you know about new features to my website; To  alert you to important changes with my practice (such as scheduling); To write some helpful ideas, tips, insights, and information that you might find helpful for dealing with your issues. I chose to redesign the website to make it simpler, cleaner, and easier to navigate. I hope you find that this is the case, or if this is your first time here, that you are able to...

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Warm and Professional

Warm and Professional

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 fullest.I work with: individuals, couples, and families. I believe that people are capable of overcoming obstacles in their lives, but sometimes they need help with finding the right tools. Talking with someone who has an...

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The Theel House

The Theel House

Conveniently located off Farmington Hwy, just half a mile from Hwy 217 in downtown Beaverton, my office has plenty of street parking and is just one block from the Ava Roasteria 24-hour coffee shop. The building was constructed in the 1920s and recently remodeled by the owner, including an additional suite of offices on the East side.

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