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Curriculum Vitae

Ryan Reese

Associate Professor
College of Education

Graduate & Research Center 115
650 SW Columbia Street
Bend, OR 97701
United States

PhD, Counseling & Counselor Education, University of North Carolina, Greensboro
MEd/EdS, School Counseling & Guidance, University of Florida
BS, Biopsychology, Western Washington University
Licensed Professional Counselor (OR)
Licensed Professional School Counselor (OR)
EMDR Certified
Honors and Awards: 

Western Association for Counselor Education & Supervision Research Award – November 2018

OnPoint Community Credit Union Oregon State University Faculty Member of the Game – November 2018

Trillium Keep Oregon Well Mental Health Heroes Award – May 2017

Cascade Business News The Accomplished Under 40 Award – October 2014


Dr. Ryan Reese is an assistant professor of Counseling at Oregon State University - Cascades in Bend, Oregon. He holds licenses as a licensed professional counselor, licensed school counselor, national certified counselor, and approved clinical supervisor. His research agenda focuses on connection with non-human nature and how intentional and contextual affiliations might be integrated effectively into clinical and educational settings to promote optimal wellness and learning.

EcoWellness Blog

Google Scholar Profile

Personal Interests: 

When he is not working with students, clients, or writing, Dr. Reese enjoys fishing for steelhead and salmon, white water rafting, and exploring the Oregon Coast.

Courses Taught:

  • CMH/School Counseling Pre-Practicum (COUN 513)
  • CMH Practicum (COUN 514)
  • CMH/School Counseling Internship (COUN 515)
  • Developmental Perspectives in Counseling (COUN 531)
  • The Counseling Profession (School Counseling) (COUN 541)
  • Foundations of Clinical Mental Health Counseling (COUN 550)
  • Theories & Techniques in Counseling I (COUN 551)
  • Theories & Techniques in Counseling II (COUN 552)
  • Group Counseling Procedures I (COUN 571)
  • Trauma-Informed Counseling (COUN 579)
  • Cross-Cultural Counseling (COUN 581)
  • Foundations of EcoWellness (COUN 499/599)

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