Our Team of Clinicians

Providing Professional, Licensed Counseling in Select States (OR and WA)

Meet Our Clinicians

Progress Counseling is a group of clinicians who believe that every client deserves the highest quality of care -- this means, every client has someone meeting them where they're at, walking alongside them, and truly hearing and seeing them.

What does a "high quality of care" mean in practice? It means we as a team of clinicians value being:

  • Trained, and continually receiving the best training available
  • Accountable, supported, and developing as part of a larger team
  • Under supervision, even if fully licensed
  • Engaged with counseling, healing, and life-giving practices of their own
  • Present. Our clinicians have limited caseloads so we are effective, ethical, healthy, and engaged.

The Progress Counseling clinic is based in Portland, Oregon where we offer in-person counseling. We are also currently licensed to provide virtual counseling in Oregon and Washington.

Clinician (LPCa)

Jo Pedro-Frye

Counselor Jo Pedro Frye

Jo Pedro-Frye has spent most of her career working in community mental health working with diverse populations and developing the skills to work with individuals who face a variety of challenges. She has experience working with children and families, couples, substance abuse, and complex cases.

(Accepts Aetna, Cigna)

Founder & Clinician (LPC, CADC-1)

Aaron Kelsay


Aaron Kelsay is a licensed counselor (LPC) and certified drug & alcohol counselor (CADC-I) who specializes in trauma recovery; he works with the best available, evidence-based modalities to support people on their journey towards health. Aaron offers in-person and telehealth services for adolescents and adults. 

Clinician (Graduate Intern)

Sharad Yadav

Sharad Yadav profile photo

Sharad Yadav offers telehealth therapy and in-person therapy for clients in the Portland, Oregon area. Sharad offers a specialization in religious and spiritual experiences, as well as addictions, chronic pain, depression, and anxiety. 

Clinician (Associate)

Olivia Dalke

Olivia Dalke

Olivia Dalke is a passionate, well-trained clinician who offers telehealth and in-person therapy for children, adolescent, adults (individuals and couples), who are dealing with the challenges of life.

(Accepts Aetna, Cigna)

Clinician (LCSW, CADC-I)

Ryan Ellsworth

Ryan Ellsworth

Ryan Ellsworth brings 27 years of experience in the recovery field, and is licensed as both a social worker (LCSW) and drug and alcohol counselor (CADC-I). Ryan offers telehealth services to couples / relationships, adolescents, and individual adults. 

Clinician (LCSW, CADC-I)

Danielle Caldeira

Danielle LCSW CADC

Danielle Caldeira, is credentialed as both a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) and drug and alcohol counselor (CADC-I). Danielle offers telehealth services to couples / relationships, adolescents, and individual adults.