“Doug, thank you for all you have done. I appreciate it more than you know. If I were saying this in person, your response would be something to the affect that I have done all the work. I know that I have yet it wouldn't have been possible without your expertise, guidance and support. You have a special gift and thank you for sharing it with myself and others.”
– Client overcoming self-worth, body image, anxiety, and physical challenges
Douglas Marlow, Ph.D. is a licensed clinical psychologist in the state of Oregon. He is currently serving in the role of past president of the Oregon Psychological Association and he is a member of the American Psychological Association.
Dr. Marlow is a seasoned clinician certified in Gottman Relationship therapy. His relationship work is influenced by a strong background in emotion focused therapy, collaborative couples therapy, and acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT). He enjoys working with relationships challenged with communication difficulties, trust issues and power dynamics. Dr. Marlow is also well qualified to help flourishing relationships excel.
Dr. Marlow’s rural roots and urban lifestyle empower him to advise diverse clients. He specializes in consulting on emotional intelligence and interpersonal relationship strengths. Dr. Marlow champions diversity and personal freedom of expression. He thrives on helping motivated individuals and organizations find creative ways to unleash their potential to achieve their dreams.
Dr. Marlow was born and raised in the Northwest, attended college and graduate school in California, and served as an active duty psychologist in the United States Navy. He has consulted with Naval Special Warfare leadership and personnel and led relationship and parenting skills seminars tailored to the specific needs of special forces families. Dr. Marlow has worked in the United States and overseas in inpatient and outpatient mental health, worked as a performance enhancement specialist for the Naval Academy intercollegiate sailing and hockey teams, and taught leadership and psychology at the United States Naval Academy, in Annapolis, Maryland. He enjoys adventure travel, surfing, snowboarding, cycling, hiking, reading, and using all of life’s experiences to grow.