Lynnea Avenetti, LPC
Lynnea is a Licensed Professional Counselor who strives to create a safe and supportive environment for clients to explore the connection between their thoughts, feelings and behavior. Lynnea helps clients gain emotional awareness and regulation, work through challenges in relationships, improve self-esteem, gain more effective communication and coping skills, work through past trauma and challenge maladaptive patterns. She sees families and individuals of all ages.
After receiving her bachelor’s degree in Applied Developmental Psychology from Eastern Washington University, Lynnea went on to obtain her Master’s degree in Professional Mental Health Counseling with an emphasis on children and adolescents at Lewis and Clark College in Portland, OR. She uses an integration of therapeutic models and has been trained in Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR), Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT), mindfulness based practice, and Attachment Theory. She continues to seek out professional education and training opportunities to expand and deepen her knowledge and clinical skills.
Prior to joining Bend Family therapy, Lynnea has worked in a myriad of therapeutic settings including a boarding school for adolescent girls, inpatient and outpatient hospital based programs, and provided individual and group therapy for survivors of domestic violence. Lynnea has experience facilitating psychoeducational family seminars and equine assisted family workshops. She finds that many people benefit from an integration of experiential based activities and talk therapy.