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Our relationship group, Becoming Allies, is a counseling group facilitated by Dr. Chris Huffine, Psy.D., and is designed to help men learn how to be more effective in relationships. This counseling group is a positive and collaborative experience that focuses heavily on communication, working with each other, and striving to change for the better.


The group makes use of a variety of materials, including The Allies Model and work and research by John Gottman, praised psychologist and recipient of four National Institute of Mental Health Awards.


Download our Men's Becoming Allies Relationship Group Flier for more details on the group.

Relationships Groups

Our counseling groups are designed to help people have more successful relationships. These groups pair education with an examination of members' real-life situations. Our various topic areas include communication skills, on-going support and encouragement, troubleshooting difficult situations, and managing emotions such as anger, stress, and anxiety.


We offer a variety of different relationship groups, including a parenting focused group. Please contact our office to see which group would fit you the best.


Please see our Rates & Appointments page for details on our counseling fees and sliding scale rates.

Sliding Scale

At Allies in Change, we are aware of the many financial hardships that families are facing today. This is why we offer reduced sliding scale fees for anyone in need. These adjusted fees are available for our clients who financially qualify.

For more information about our individual counseling, or to schedule an appointment, please call us at

(503) 297-7979. Phones are typically answered 9:00 am - 7:00 pm, Monday through Thursday, and 9:00 am - 5:00pm on Friday. You are also welcome to contact us via email at

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