Christiane Farentinos, MPH, CADC II, CPCC
Professional Coach, Addictions Counselor, Consultant
Christiane “Chris” Farentinos is from Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, where she earned her medical degree, completed her psychiatry residency, and practiced psychiatry before moving to Portland.
In Portland, Chris pursued a career in substance abuse counseling, health care administration, training and research, and held positions as Director and Chief Operations Officer for two community-based addictions and mental health clinics, as well as Vice-President for the largest local Psychiatric Hospital.
While engaged in her professional career, Chris attended Portland State University and earned her Master of Public Health degree in Health Care Administration. Chris is a certified addictions counselor, trained in Motivational Interviewing, DBT and CBT, and more recently completed her certification as a professional coach at the Co-Active Training Institute in California.
Chris is a lifelong student of mindfulness and meditation, brings a body-mind approach to her work, and has a deep interest in working with trauma and complex life transitions. Chris’s passion is being a catalyst for transformation.
Paul M. Conti MD
Jessica Barr Harris LPC
Mark Schorr LPC, CADCI
Pacific Premier Group, PC is comprised of a small group of clinicians who are committed to providing the highest quality of mental health care to adults and adolescents.