Laura Bender has been described as deeply compassionate, insightful, and passionate about her work as a therapist.
BA Psychology: University of Notre Dame
MEd Counseling Psychology: Temple University
Oregon Teaching Credential: Eastern Oregon University
School Counseling License: Oregon State University.
She is a Licensed Professional Counselor.
In addition to private practice, Laura has provided mental health and education services in schools , community mental health agencies, psychiatric hospitals and in the emergency room. She believes in empowering clients through psychoeducation, offers a variety of treatment modalities (including EMDR, CBT, DBT, play therapy), and specializes in working with mood issues related to trauma and PTSD.