Renée Pirkl, Psy.D


About Renée

Dr. Renée Pirkl is a licensed psychologist who enjoys supporting adolescents and adults, in navigating life transitions, adjustments and difficulties. In addition, she specializes in sports, human peformance improvement, and trauma. Over the last 18 years in practice she has focused on helping people overcome challenges and develop potential In the context of a safe, supportive and confidential environment, Renée's emphasis is on promoting self-awareness and developing long-term skills for managing life, solving problems, communicating, and performing at optimal levels.

Professional Interests/Specialties

  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Parenting
  • Relationships
  • Self-esteem
  • Sport and Professional Performance Improvement
  • Trauma & Post Traumatic Stress Disorder

Background Experience

Renée has 18 years of experience and 12 years in private practice, providing child, adolescent, adult and family psychotherapy and assessment. She has been providing services to developing, elite and professional athletes and teams for 8 years and has extensive experience teaching, training, and coaching.

Professional Affiliations/Activities

  • American Psychological Association
  • Association for Contextual Behavioral Science
  • National Neurotrauma Society
  • National Register in Psychology
  • Oregon Psychological Association
  • Society for Sport, Exercise, and Performance Psychology
  • Women's Therapy Project Northwest

In addition to being a psychologist, Renée enjoys an active life. She balances work with family, recreation, personal growth, and creativity.