Counselors at Cascade Campus
SS 150 | 971-722-5271
- Pamela Miller-Tatro, M.A.
Pam is the Counseling Department Chair at Cascade. She has been counseling and teaching at Portland Community College for over 20 years. She began her career as a counseling intern at PCC when she was pursuing her Masters degree in Counseling Psychology at Lewis and Clark College. She specializes in personal and academic counseling and particularly enjoys assisting students who experience difficulties in the study of math and science. She teaches CG courses each term as well as Abnormal Psychology and Human Sexuality.
- Simone Frank, M.A.
Simone has been with PCC since 1990. She has held a number of positions at the college including Counselor for students in the Steps to Success Program, High School Completion Specialist, and Technical Learning Skills Specialist. Simone joined the Counseling team at Cascade Campus in 1998. Simone earned her Masters degree in Counseling Psychology from Lewis and Clark College in 1988.
Counselors at Newberg Center
135 Werth Blvd., Newberg, OR 97132 | 971-722-8602
- Craig Wickenberg, M.A., LPC, NCC
- Craig holds an MA in Counseling Psychology from Lewis & Clark College and an MA in Organizational Management from Antioch University, Santa Barbara. He has been teaching and counseling with PCC since 2012 and has been an online instructor for the University of Phoenix since 2006. As an undergrad, Craig earned degrees in Business Economics and Environmental Studies and has acquired over 20 years of professional work experience in diverse industries. Craig brings various life, professional, and academic experiences to help students process career choices, enhance academic success, and promote personal well-being. He holds a current Oregon teaching license, National Counseling Certification, and is a Licensed Professional Counselor.
Counselors at Rock Creek Campus
Bldg. 9, Rm. 118 | 971-722-7300
- Nancy Stoutenburg, M.A.
- Nancy Stoutenburg is the Counseling Department Chair at Rock Creek. She received her M.A. in Systems Counseling from the Leadership Institute of Seattle at Bastyr University. She has been a counselor at PCC since 2001. Her teaching experience includes CG 101 College Success, CG 140 Career and Life Planning, and transitions classes like New Directions, Project Independence, and Life Tracks. Before coming to PCC, Nancy was the career counselor at Pacific Northwest College of Art, and a private practice life/career coach. Nancy enjoys working with students in the areas of career, academic, and personal issues.
- Jim Earley, M.A.
Jim Earley received his MA in Counseling and Guidance from New Mexico State University. Before that he was an assistant professor in Developmental English and College Studies at a community college in southern New Mexico. Jim specializes in the use of cognitive strategies, motivational interviewing, and existential counseling approaches to assist in the management of personal, family, and career change.
- Adrian Rodriguez, M.Ed.
Adrian Rodriguez received his M.Ed. in Counseling at Northern Arizona University in 1995. Through teaching, counseling, advising, and service, he enjoys working with students holistically supporting their personal and educational goals. His areas of interest include college and life transitions, identity development, multicultural perspective, GLBT identity, language development, retention and study skills. His teaching experience includes CG100 College Survival and Success, CG111 Study Skills, CG140 Career and Life Planning,
Counselors at Southeast Campus
SCOM 116 | Appointments made through Information Desk: 971-722-6240
- Angelina Davis, M.S., CRC
Angelina is the Counseling Department Chair at the Southeast Campus. She has been counseling and teaching career guidance classes at PCC for 10 years. She has a Masters in Counseling Education from Portland State University with a focus in Rehabilitation Counseling. She holds a national certification as a Certified Rehabilitation Counselor. Angelina uses a client-centered approach in helping students through the application of cognitive, behavioral and systematic counseling strategies. Her underlying belief is in the dignity and worth of all people. Areas of interest include students who experience a disability, veterans, transition and adjustment, GBLT, anxiety, and injured workers looking to retrain.
- Carly Clark, M.S., NCC
- Carly has been teaching and counseling at PCC since 2007. She has experience in helping students manage test, general and social anxiety, exploring personal relationships and life transitions, developing healthy communication skills, creating work/life balance and developing organization strategies for college success. Carly works with students in identifying barriers to academic, personal and career goals, and helps them to develop individualized short and long term strategies to enhance their personal and academic experience.
Counselors at Sylvania Campus
CC 216 | 971-722-4531
- Sonya Bedient, M.A., LPC
Sonya Bedient is the Counseling Department Chair at Sylvania. She began as an intern with PCC and has been working in the counseling department since 1998. Sonya completed her Associates of Arts degree at Clark College, a B.A. in Psychology from Western Washington University and M.A. in Counseling Psychology from Lewis and Clark College. She has interests in personal and career counseling. In addition, Sonya can draw from her own personal experience as a woman of mixed race, first generation community college student and provide assistance to those who have similar experiences.
- Tammy Dowd, M.S., C.R.C.
- Tammy holds a Masters Degree in Rehabilitation Counseling with a specialization in Deafness from San Diego State University, Magna Cum Laude. She has over 14 years of experience counseling students in higher education, and over 13 years of experience teaching at the community college, university, and graduate levels. Tammy uses an individualized method to counseling, incorporating Rehabilitation Counseling theory which emphasizes a client-centered method to maximizing individual potential and eliminating barriers to success. She employs a collaborative and supportive approach to assist clients pursuing their full personal and academic potential, including solution-focused, holistic, and cognitive-behavioral strategies. Areas of Interest include Veterans and military dependents, transition and adjustment, stress/time/organization management, and students who experience a disability (ADHD, LD, ASD, PTSD, etc).
- Jackie Elliott, M.S., NCC, LPC
Jackie Elliott earned a Masters degree in counseling from Portland State University in Counselor Education in 1999. She has several years’ experience working with students in different college settings. Some of this work includes teaching ESL, coordinating Literacy volunteers to tutor students, working with students with disabilities, and advising students in the Sylvania ROOTS Program. In her current role as a counselor, Jackie particularly enjoys working with students who are new to the college experience. She has counseling experience in areas of career, life transitions, school issues, domestic violence, self-esteem, stress management, women’s issues, depression, grief/loss, cognitive/communication skills, and GBLT issues.
- Anne O'Reilly, M.A., LPC
- Anne O'Reilly has been with the college since 1993. She has worked in a variety of settings at PCC, providing academic advising, case management and crisis intervention to a diverse group of students. Anne earned her Master of Arts Degree in Counseling Psychology from Pacifica Graduate Institute in 2005 and has served as a Mental Health Therapist at the YWCA of Greater Portland for six years, both as an intern and a volunteer. Anne uses a holistic approach in working with students and is interested in providing both personal and career counseling. She has experience working with students in the midst of life or career transitions, sexual minority/LGBTQ identified students, and students experiencing crisis, depression, or anxiety.