Kyira Wackett is a Licensed Professional Counselor based out of Portland, Oregon. She received her Masters Degree in Counseling Psychology from the University of Wisconsin-Madison with a specialty in Eating Disorders. She has a huge focus on multicultural competence and works from a lens of inclusion and understanding a client’s intersecting identities and circumstances.
She has worked at the Outpatient, Intensive Outpatient, and Partial Hospitalization levels of care and has worked with individuals, couples, families and groups. Additionally, she has experience in both community mental health and agency related sites as well as has been working at a private practice since 2016 (both as an intern and clinician).
Beyond her work as a therapist, Kyira owns Adversity Rising, a facilitation, public speaking and coaching business and is the founder of the #ReclaimBeauty Project. Additionally, she is an artist and enjoys using her artistic skills to bring connection and discussion to her community.
She specializes in eating disorders, anxiety disorders and trauma. She operates from CBT, ACT and DBT modalities and holds a certificate in Motivational Interviewing. She works under the belief that we need to meet clients where they are at to help them work towards a shared goal and that they are the experts on their own lives. Clients have described her as being more direct, humorous and a “No BS” therapist, balancing process and goal oriented work.
Phone: 503-659-3480 ext. 23