Title: Licensed Dietitian, Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist and Certified Eating Disorder Specialist
Company: Bend Counseling and Psychotherapy
Location: Sisters, Oregon, United States
Priscilla Wetmore, licensed dietician, licensed marriage and family therapist, and certified eating disorder specialist at Bend Counseling and Psychotherapy, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Health Care Professionals for dedication, achievements, and leadership in the fields of therapy and counseling.
With over 40 years of experience to her credit, Ms. Wetmore is a proven expert in the field of mental health care. Specializing in nutrition, couples’ counseling and trauma management, she has operated as a licensed dietitian (LD), licensed marriage and family therapist (LMFT), and certified eating disorder specialist (CEDS) at Bend Counseling and Psychotherapy in Bend, Oregon, since 2020. Furthermore, she has served her community as a psychotherapist since 2019, managing her own private practice. In these roles, Ms. Wetmore offers outpatient services, and she is continually educating herself on how to best help her clients.
Ms. Wetmore has been working as a registered dietitian with various hospitals and nursing homes in her community since 1980. Prior to her current appointments, she also worked as a regional program manager for The Salvation Army Western Territory in the San Francisco Bay area in California from 2007 to 2015. As part of her dedication to her profession, she remains affiliated with several notable organizations, including the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy, the American Dietetic Association, the California Consortium of Addiction Programs and Professionals and the Academy of Nutrition Sciences. Adjacent to her professional duties, Ms. Wetmore also regularly participates in charitable mission work around the world.
Prior to beginning her vocational journey, Ms. Wetmore pursued a formal education, beginning with her time at The University of New Hampshire, where she earned a Bachelor of Science in nutrition in 1977. She subsequently continued her studies at Patten University, where she achieved a Master of Arts in counseling in 2011. In addition to her academic credentials, she also holds several industry-related certifications. To wit, Ms. Wetmore has been recognized as a level four certified addiction treatment counselor by the California Association for Drug/Alcohol Educators, and she is certified in basic life support by ServSafe.
Over the course of her career, Ms. Wetmore has always found it fulfilling to be able to help other individuals deal with their eating disorders, and she is proud of the excellent results she has achieved in the process. She largely attributes her success to her willingness to continue improving herself and her practice, in addition to her “client first” mentality. Drawing inspiration from her interest in the sciences, such as chemistry and nutrition science, she naturally gravitated toward her profession. In the coming years, Ms. Wetmore hopes to earn her certification in eye movement desensitization and reprocessing therapy.
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