Lynnea Avenetti, LPC
Lynnea is a Licensed Professional Counselor. She strives to create a safe and supportive environment for clients to explore the connection between their thoughts, feelings and behavior. She specializes in children and adolescents, and sees families and individuals of all ages. Lynnea helps clients to 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 to challenge maladaptive patterns.
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 has been trained in Expressive Art Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, mindfulness based practice, Play Therapy and Attachment Theory.
Prior to joining Bend Family therapy, Lynnea has worked in a therapeutic 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.