Counseling & Consulting LLC
Dr. Peggy Defazio LPC, MAC
BS, MA, PhD
Mental Health Therapist, Supervisor & Consultant
Peggy is seeing individual clients by video or phone -> no in-person sessions at this time. Please contact her by text at 541.819.2121 if you are interested in scheduling an appointment.
Peggy is available for licensure supervision for registered associates. Please reach out to her via text or email if you are needing an Oregon-approved licensure supervisor.
Adrian will see clients in person in his own private practice, Clear & Present Counseling. You can learn more about is practice via his website or Psychology Today.
Welcome to ...
Coastal Counseling & Consulting LLC
Peggy moved to the Newport area in August 2015 from Southwest Missouri. She is the proud mother of two adult sons and several four-legged babies. Peggy enjoys reading, walking on the beach, bingeing on Netflix, gardening, and baking in her free time.
Peggy & Mortimer
I am a licensed professional counselor (LPC) with over 22 years of experience working with adults, and adolescents. I began Coastal Counseling & Consulting LLC in December 2016 on a part-time basis while still working full-time elsewhere. In July 2017, I began developing Coastal Counseling & Consulting LLC full-time. As of August 2022, I began facilitating sessions by video and phone only on a part-time basis.
Being a licensed therapist for so long has given me the opportunity to work with individuals who have experienced trauma and those who struggle with the symptoms of anxiety, depression, and bipolar disorder. I have also worked with many folks working through the aftermath of the loss of someone or something important as well as those who are struggling with being satisfied with their lives. I have facilitated therapy sessions in community mental health clinics, non-profit clinics, and prisons.
My goal as a therapist is to assist you to address the problems and/or obstacles that are interfering with your life. I believe that everyone can learn skills to improve their satisfaction with life and lessen any mental health symptoms that may be troublesome.
Therapy is a specialized experience based on the individual and challenges being addressed. I use different techniques to help you find solutions. This can involve examining and developing enhanced problem-solving, coping strategies, and communication skills, as well as developing realistic life expectations.
I offer video and phone appointments for anyone living in Oregon. I am an in-network provider for several area insurances where I can bill for your services directly. For self-pay clients, I offer a free session for every three sessions attended.
Secure video sessions are also available via doxy.me. Many insurances are covering video/phone sessions. It is your responsibility to check to see if your specific insurance will cover telemental health sessions.