We all experience difficulties in life. Our challenges come in many forms and we each have a unique story and perspective. Therapy can help us honestly and authentically traverse the reality of life with all its joys, sorrow, and heartbreak. It would be my honor to walk with you on your journey, hear and understand your story, and together expand your insight, resilience, and vitality.

If you are interested in couples counseling check out this page.  For more information on individual counseling go here.

I am a LGBTQ affirming therapist.

Christie J. Sanders (C.J.) is a Marriage and Family Therapist Registered Intern #R4875. Supervised by Dr. James Soliday, D.Min., LMFT.

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Until you make the unconscious conscious, it will direct your life and you will call it fate. –Carl Jung

If you are curious about therapy and ready to take the next step, I offer a free 20-minute phone consultation. Call (503) 389-6320. During the consultation you will be able to ask any questions that you may have and I will have some questions for you so that we can determine if we are a good fit. If we decide to go forward then we will schedule your first office visit. Appointments can usually be made within the same week and are available on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays.

My fee is $90 per 50-minute session. Sliding scale fees from $60-$85 are available based on income and life circumstances. I am happy to offer these lower fees to motivated clients who otherwise could not afford counseling.  I accept check or cash.



Located in the John’s Landing area of SW Portland, my office is easily accessed by all parts of Portland, Beaverton, Lake Oswego, Milwaukee, and Tigard. Centrally located and just minutes from I-5, there is free parking and the building is equipped with an elevator.

Address:  5410 SW Macadam Avenue, Suite 255,  Portland, OR 97239.

To make inquiries or schedule an appointment please call me at (503) 389-6320 or use the contact form below.

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