Torey Portrie-Bethke, PhD

Torey Portrie-Bethke


Adjunct Professor

Contact Information:



Talks and Lectures:

Clinical Mental Health Counseling 

Selected Publications:

Christian, D.D., Perryman L. K., & Portrie-Bethke, T. (2017). Improving the 
adolescent relationship with Adventure-Based Counseling: An Adlerian 
perspective, Journal of Child and Adolescent Counseling, 3(1), 44-58, DOI: 
Chandler, C. K., Fernando, D. M., Barrio Minton, C. A., & Portrie-Bethke, 
T. L. 
(2015). Eight domains of pet owner wellness: Valuing the pet owner 
relationship in the pet owner process. Journal of Mental Health Counseling 
37(3), 268-282. 
Chandler, C. K., Portrie-Bethke, T. L., Barrio Minton, C. A., Fernando, D. 
M., & 
O’Callaghan, D. M. (2010). Matching Animal Assisted Therapy 
techniques and intentions with counseling guiding theories. Journal of 
Health Counseling.
Portrie-Bethke, T. L., Hill, N. R., & Bethke, J. (2009). Strength-based 
mental health counseling for children with ADHD: An integrative model of 
adventure based counseling and Adlerian play therapy. Journal of Mental 
Health Counseling 31(4), 323-339.
Portrie-Bethke, T. L. (2018). Choice Theory: Floral arrangements 
worlds. Degges-White, S. & Davis, N. (Eds.). Integrating the Expressive Arts 
Counseling Practice: Theory-Based Interventions. Alexandria, VA: American 
Counseling Association. Springer Publishing Company.
Portrie-Bethke, T. L. (2018). Choice Theory. Degges-White, S. & Davis, N. 
Integrating the Expressive Arts into Counseling Practice: Theory-Based 
Interventions. Alexandria, VA: American Counseling Association. Springer 
Publishing Company.
Portrie-Bethke, T., Bastian Hanks, B., Hill, N. R., Wagner, H. H., 
Albritton, C. (2017). Systemic Ecology in Understanding Somatic Symptom and 
Related Disorders. In Russo, J., Coker, K., King, J., DSM- 5 and Family 
An Applied Approach.
Pender, R., Patel, S., Portrie-Bethke, T. (2017). Strategic and Milan 
Systemic Family 
Therapy. In Flamez, B., & Hicks, J. (Eds). Marriage, Couple, and Family 
Therapy: Theory, Skills, Assessment, and Application. San Diego, CA: 
Cognella Inc.
Flamez, B., Hicks, J., Portrie-Bethke, T., Hanks, B. (2017). Couple and 
family therapy 
research: Evaluating therapy & practice Implications. Flamez, B., & Hicks, 
(Eds). Marriage, Couple, and Family Therapy: Theory, Skills, Assessment, and 
Application. San Diego, CA: Cognella Inc.
Hill, N. R., & Portrie-Bethke, T. (2017). Pretend play. In K. L. Nadal 
(Ed.), The 
Sage Encyclopedia of Psychology and Gender. Sage. 
Bastian Hanks, B., & Portrie-Bethke, T. (2017). Trauma and stress related 
Rhonda. In Ventura, E., Casebook for DSM-5 Diagnosis and Treatment 
Planning. New York: NY, Springer Publishing Company.
Portrie-Bethke, T., & Bastian Hanks, B. (2017). Trauma and sexual abuse: 
In Ventura, E., Casebook for DSM-5 Diagnosis and Treatment. New York: NY, 
Springer Publishing Company.
Hill, N. R., Bastian Hanks, B., Wagner, H., & Portrie-Bethke, T. (2016). 
childhood: Physical and cognitive development. In D. Capuzzi and M. Stauffer 
(Eds.) Child Development for Counselors.
Hill, N., R., Portrie-Bethke, T., Bastian Hanks, B., & Wagner, H., H. (2015) 
Obsessive-Compulsive and Related Disorders. In Flamez, B., & Sheperis, C., 
Diagnosing and Treating Children and Adolescents: A Guide for Mental Health 
Professionals. Chichester, The United Kingdom: John Wiley & Sons