Originally from North Carolina, Amber graduated with a degree in Psychology from the University of North Carolina-Asheville. Amber joined our team in 2010. Amber has held many roles here including Therapeutic Advisor, House Manager and Program Director. Amber had a couple of leaves of absence where she served youth and families in community mental health in North Carolina and when she needed to care for her son’s medical needs.
Amber has a passion for program evolution, supporting LGBTQIA+ students, meeting kids where they are at, and supporting parents through the process. In her free time, you can find Amber at one of Bend’s many parks, paddle boarding, mountain biking and enjoying time with her husband, son and daughter.