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Well, the spring of 2020 has been a difficult year. Many people around the world are suffering and struggling with mental health...

“Can I Get On Your Waitlist?”

Since I use my Blog as a way to respond to Frequently Asked Questions, this seems like a very appropriate question to respond to as I get...

Seeking Help After Trauma

Many people call me asking if I can help after a traumatic event. Helping patients cope with trauma is something I feel passionate about....

River's Bend Specializes in Anxiety

I opened my practice in Bend, Oregon almost a year ago now. I have seen all four seasons through the windows of my new office. As I...

Financial Questions

Do you accept my insurance? Unfortunately, I currently do not accept any health insurance plans. This means that I am considered an out...

So How Long Does Therapy Actually Take?

This is a question that most people are curious about. Some people ask me right away when they call to make an appointment. Others may...

Panic Attacks: Why You Should Seek Help

The term “panic attack” or “anxiety attack” is thrown around a lot in conversation when explaining overwhelming anxiety or emotions. A...

How to Help your Child through Anxiety

I recently read this article entitled “The Right Way for Parents to Help Anxious Children.” The article does a very good job of...

The Paradox of Noise

“It is a paradox that we encounter so much internal noise when we first try to sit in silence. It is a paradox that experiencing pain...

How Do I Choose the Right Therapist?

Choosing the right person to trust and to open up to can be vulnerable and stressful. Sorting through the different letters after...

Do You Really Need Therapy?

It’s likely that many of you who have come upon my website are considering reaching out to a therapist. Some of you may know for sure...