Angela Means PhD, LMFT

Angela Means is a doctoral candidate working on finishing her dissertation identifying protective factors for children and adolescents residing with a parent diagnosed with Early Onset Alzheimer’s Disorder. She obtained her bachelor’s degree in Psychology and Accounting from the University of Oregon, and her Master’s degree in Marriage and Family Therapy from Northwest Christian University in 1996. She has over 25 years of experience working with juvenile offenders and their families, young children and adolescents, individuals with various forms of neurocognitive disorders (early and late onset Alzheimer’s, Parkinson, Lewy Body, TBI), eating disorders, individuals diagnosed with mental health disorders, and individual and marital issues. Angela currently works for the Oregon Department of Corrections as a Qualified Mental Health Provider assessing, diagnosing, and providing therapeutic interventions for inmates diagnosed as severely mentally ill (schizophrenia, schizoaffective, psychosis, Bipolar, severe depression, suicidal ideation/attempts).