Offering In-Person & Telehealth

Therapy that combines evidence-based clinical skills with compassion to help people create change and live more meaningful, fulfilling lives.
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Listening, Acting & Transforming

Eric brings a compassionate, collaborative, and fun approach to working with children, adolescents, young adults, and families. He strives to create a safe environment for clients to share their stories and learn more about themselves and their world. Eric encourages growth by providing tools to better understand emotions and the way they influence our daily lives. Eric completed his Master's degree in marriage and family therapy from the University of Wisconsin–Stout. He has experience providing individual, family, and group therapy in adolescent day treatment, outpatient, and in­ home settings. In addition, Eric has worked with children & adolescents in educational settings, where he routinely collaborated with teachers and social workers. ​Eric grew up in Stillwater and now lives west of Minneapolis. He enjoys tennis, pickleball, hockey and traveling up to the North Shore.
Eric Bender


In-Person & Telehealth Appointments

  • Children and Adolescents
  • Adults
  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Relationship Issues
  • Adjustment Disorder
  • Anger Management
  • Behavioral Issues
  • Blended Families
  • Divorce
  • Family Conflict
  • Fears/Phobias
  • Life Transitions
  • Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
  • Panic Disorders
  • Parenting
  • Peer Relationships
  • Suicidal Ideation
  • Social Anxiety
  • Separation Anxiety
  • Self Esteem
  • School Issues
  • Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD)
  • College Anxiety and Stress


  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Family/Marital Therapy
  • Acceptance and Commitment (ACT)
  • Child-Parent Psychotherapy (CPP)
  • Dialectical (DBT)
  • Interpersonal
  • Narrative
  • Person-Centered
  • Strength-Based
  • Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT)

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Private Pay


  • Diagnostic Assessment : $225
  • Follow-up Session 55 min: $175
  • Free Initial 20 Min Phone Consult: $0
  • Sliding Scale Fee Available: $0