Dr. Tayson Heward ND LAc is a licensed primary care physician, naturopathic doctor and practitioner of Chinese medicine who recently has been added to the team at Shen Mental Health and Wellness. He has spent his career specializing in multiple medical fields to offer an integrative approach in patient’s primary care and mental health, allowing patients to have multiple treatment options for ailments that span both modern and ancient medical knowledge. He focuses on how our mental health plays a key role in the development of physical ailments, and the effects of trauma on the body. He offers a whole person approach to his care and understands that chronic ailments typically involve many different systems of the body.
I am a board certified Licensed Clinical Social Worker in the state of Oregon. I offer individual therapy for a wide array of behavioral and emotional issues that people struggle with today. I strive to cultivate a safe, non-judgmental and compassionate space for you to work through these struggles. Everyday stressors have substantial emotional and physical effects on the body and can be treated effectively using various holistic counseling techniques. I love to help clients find their path of healing through these issues, all while establishing an easy feel to our sessions.