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Tess Yevka

Tess Yevka

Department of Human Sciences


MS in Education: Counseling – Couples, Marriage and Family, Portland State University
BA in Human Studies, Marylhurst University

Classes Taught

Introduction to Psychology
Systems Thinking
Human Sexuality
Introduction to Family Therapy
Relationship with the Transcendent: A Critical Inquiry into Numinous Experience


Tess Yevka has more than 10 years of education and exploration in the arenas of human awareness, body/mind/soul connection, spiritual practice, personal growth and self-discovery. She has led workshops covering such topics as: spiritual sexuality, open communication, empowered healing and improvisational acting as a vehicle for self-expression. She is a community involvement volunteer coordinator for the Apollo College Nursing Program. From 2005-2008, she served on the planning committee for Roots & Wings, a child abuse prevention month event for the Multnomah County Commission on Children, Families and Community. Her professional associations include the Oregon Education Association and Oregon Women in Higher Education.

Presentations / Workshops

Mind/Body Healing – Whole Health workshop co-facilitated with Chiropractic doctor.

Tango: The Relationship – Couples relationship workshop co-facilitated with Argentine tango instructor.

Finding Self – Women's empowerment workshop.

Being Here – Workshop for sexual child abuse survivors.

Community/World Service Activities

Team Leader, Child Abuse Prevention Month: Roots & Wings Committee (2006-2008)

AmeriCorps Member, CPSVWC, Child Abuse & Domestic Violence Prevention (2005-2006)

Graphic Designer, Promotional materials for Mapusha Weaving Cooperative (2004-present)

Graphic Designer, Fundraising note cards for Esperado House & Mapusha Weavers (2003)

Producer and Graphic Designer, Ubuntu: Benefit Concert for Zulu Village (May 2003)

Producer, Embracing Argentina: Benefit Dance & Auction (August 2002)

Graphic Designer, Fundraising calendar for Esperado House, South Africa (2002)

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