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About Us

Gemma Escalé, LPC, NCC
Barcelona Counseling CEO


Gemma is the founder and owner of Barcelona Counseling. She is not currently seeing clients.

She holds a Master’s Degree in Counseling Psychology from the American School of Professional Psychology (Argosy) from the District of Columbia.

She uses different approaches to help address diverse issues; (Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Psychodynamic Therapy, Attachment Based Therapy, etc.) She works with individuals, couples, and families. She prioritizes the human connection and  also uses EMDR: Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing. Neurofeedback

Additionally, she holds a Degree in Social Work from the University of Social Work from Barcelona, Spain. Gemma is also proficient in Spanish, English, Spanish Sign Language, and Catalan.

Licenses and Certifications


Gemma is a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) recognized by the Oregon Board of Licensed Professional Counselors and Therapists (OBLPCT), and a National Certified Counselor (NCC) recognized by the National Board for Certified Counselors (NBCC).

She adheres to the Oregon Board of Licensed Professional Counselors and Therapists' Code of Ethics. Furthermore, to be able to continue improving her knowledge and counseling skills, she reports 40 hours of Continuing Education (CE) to the OBLPCT, to the Washington State, and a 100 hours of CE to the NBCC.

She is also a Certified Mediator from Resolutions Northwest Mediation, a Gang Specialist Certified with the National Gang Crime Research Center, and a Stewards of Children’s Authorized Facilitator in Child Sexual Abuse Prevention.

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