Laura Bender, MEd, LPC                                                                         (541) 788-7989

BEND COUNSELING                                       Dedicated to Empowering You                   

Adult, Child and Family Therapy

Laura Bender has been described as deeply compassionate, insightful, and passionate about her work as a therapist.

Education:           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.