​Wellspring Individual, Couples, and Family Therapy LLC

Marla Christensen MA MFT NCC

Marla Christensen, MA, MFT NCC
Wellspring Individual, Couples, Family Therapy, Owner/Founder, Marriage & Family Therapist, Serving Individuals, Couples, and Families.


Welcome to Wellspring Individual, Couples, and Family Therapy.  Your well-being is our first priority.  Taking into account your background, experiences, and current circumstances to assist you to be the best that you can be.  We invite you to explore our website and contact us at 503-850-4455 to set up an appointment.


​Marla Christensen MA MFT, owner and founder of Wellspring Individual, Couples, and Family therapy, I am here to come alongside you in your career, family, and social relationships.  Within our therapeutic relationship, we will integrate your mind, body, culture, and spiritual makeup, to assist you to gain a better understanding of your experiences, and work with you for healing.  Through our counseling relationship I will assist you to be the best you can be within your own world.

Education Includes:  MA George Fox University Marriage, Couples, and Family Counseling (MCFC); Honors BS Oregon State University, Liberal Studies with emphasis in psychology.

Major course work includes:  Couple and Family Therapy, Principles and Techniques of Counseling, Clinical Practicum, Human Growth and Development, Couple Therapy, Personality and Counseling Theory, Family Therapy, Psychopathology and Appraisal, Human Sexuality, Professional Orientation, Group Theory and Therapy, Addictions, Spirituality and Clinical Praxis, Research Methods and Statistics, Cultural Foundation and Social Justice, Lifestyle and Career Development, Tests and Assessments, Images of God, Shame and Grace, Spiritual Identity, Play Therapy: Lifespan Applications, Trauma, Emotion Focused Therapy, Spirit and Psyche, Intersubjectivity, Interpersonal Neurobiology and Pharmacology.

Background includes:  Marriage and Family Therapist for Veteran’s Affairs, worked in Aviation for twelve years, business owner, Regional Manager of a multimillion dollar advertising company, business development, and experience working with top level executives in multiple disciplines.
 
Memberships Include:  AAMFT, ORCA, and ACA, National Scholars Honor Society.