Sara Bender

Contributing Faculty
College of Social and Behavioral Health
School of Counseling
M.S. Clinical Mental Health Counseling

Dr. Sara Bender is a licensed mental health counselor and holds credentials as a National Certified Counselor (NCC), an Approved Clinical Supervisor (ACS) and as a Board-Certified Telmental Health Provider (BC-TMH). She has worked in higher education since 2006 teaching undergraduate psychology courses and graduate counseling and counselor education courses. Dr. Bender's research interests include clinical supervision and the development of counselor professional identity.


PhD, Oregon State University

MS, University of West Alabama

BA, Western Washington University