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Colette Cottrill²

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Adjunct Instructor Health Promotion
Phone: 503-606-8877


Colette Cottrill teaches Health Promotion Programming Planning For Children And Youth within the School of Public Health forgraduate students.

In addition to teaching, Colette has had a private practice in Portland Oregon since 2018. She assists her clients in navigating: Griefand Loss; Anxiety; and Depression. Prior to this, Colette worked for 5 years as a Mental Health Counselor on staff at WashingtonCounty Jail and Coffee Creek Correctional Facility.
Cottrill joined PSU as an Adjunct Professor in 2019.

Education, Degrees

MA, Clinical Mental Health Counseling, George Fox University, 2015
BA Community Mental Health, Portland State University, 2005

¹ CEPH Primary Instructional Faculty
² CEPH Non-Primary Instructional Faculty

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