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Keely Helmick, Practice Owner


Licensed Professional Counselor, Certified Sex Therapist

Queer sex therapy, EMDR, trauma, healthcare workers, individual and couples intensive therapy

❌ Not Accepting New Clients

My name is Keely C. Helmick and I am the owner of Connective Therapy Collective in Portland, Oregon. I use they/them pronouns and I am a White, able-bodied, queer, gender fluid, non-binary femme.

These identities inform the passion and experience I bring to my professional practice as a licensed professional counselor (LPC) and certified sex therapist. In my work I focus on supporting individuals or relationships/family structures processing topics of gender, sexuality, non-monogamy, and polyamory. People want to talk about sex and either don’t have the language to have the discussion, or are hindered by misinformation, trauma, embarrassment or lack of self-awareness and understanding. My practice lens is intersectional, anti-oppression and de-colonization oriented. I have been working with folks for over 12-years to address a myriad of personal, sexual concerns in a sex-positive, non-judgmental way. I specialize in work with the LGBTQIA2S+, gender diverse people, as well as the kinky community. My goal is to create a space where individuals, groups, and communities can learn and grow, overcome systemic barriers to accurate sexual health information, trauma healing, and shame-free pleasure-based support.

At Connective Therapy Collective I supervise Licensed Professional Counselors and Licensed Marriage and Family Therapists. I received my graduate degree from Lewis & Clark College and maintain certification through the state of Oregon as well as nationally with The American Association of Sexuality Educators, Counselors and Therapists (AASECT).

Keely Helmick, Practice Owner
Accepted Insurance

OHP, Trillium, Open Card, CareOregon, Self pay, Providence, Pacific Source, Blue Cross Blue Shield, Atena

Out-Of-Pocket Prices

Don't have insurance? See below for our self pay options.

Sliding scale is available for those with financial hardships!

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for sliding scale inquiries.

50 min. Individual Session: $150

50 min. Couples Session:

$200 Assessment for Medical Transition:

$200 Case Management:

$35/15 min Groups:


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