About BCB Therapy

Meet Our Therapists

BCB Therapy began operating first in Bend in 2004. We made Central Oregon our home and are expanding our services to Boise. Our therapists and staff are knowledgeable and supportive. We want to make you feel warm and welcome as we work together.


Randy Wild, Owner, MS, LPC

Randy Wild, Owner, MS, LPC

(Provider in Bend, Oregon and Boise, Idaho)

Randy founded BCB Therapy in 2004. He is often described as caring and compassionate, and knows the value of a safe, trusting relationship between himself and his clients. Randy believes in giving his clients evidence-based tools that can have an immediate impact. With many years of counseling experience, Randy works to ease each client’s struggle using treatments which may include EMDR, HeartMath, and Biofeedback. Randy is also a certified clinical supervisor, working with mental health professionals to secure their licensure. He sees clients at both the Bend and Boise locations, and offers telehealth services as well.


Sarah Hockett, MA, LPC, NCC

Sarah Hockett, MA, LPC, NCC

(Provider in Bend, Oregon)

Sarah holds a Master’s degree in Mental Health Counseling Psychology and is a Nationally Certified Counselor. Sarah believes in a whole person approach to wellness. Whole-person wellness promotes self-efficacy and incorporates all areas of one’s life including: emotional, environmental, intellectual, physical, social, spiritual, and vocational. Sarah is passionate about helping people lead meaningful, fulfilling lives and wants to help her clients cultivate the best within themselves.

Prior to moving to Central Oregon, Sarah spent over 10 years working in community mental health in Washington State. She worked in crisis services, providing assessment and solution focused intervention for a diverse population, spanning all age ranges. Sarah is also a professor of addiction studies; she enjoys sharing her passion for human services with students and providing supervision for mental health counselors working towards licensure. She is skilled in building rapport and promoting healthy behaviors and lifestyles with teens and young adults. Sarah enrolls families in support of the individual whenever possible.

Sarah employs motivational interviewing, cognitive behavioral therapy, dialectical behavioral therapy, and solution focused therapy in her counseling approach. She has extensive experience in the treatment of depression, anxiety, post traumatic stress disorder, chemical dependency and behavioral addictions, and is trained in Neurofeedback. She is based at our Bend location.


Chesley Strowd, MS, NCC, LPC

Chesley Strowd, MS, NCC, LPC

(Provider in Bend, Oregon)

Chesley holds a Master of Science in Clinical Mental Health from OSU Cascades and is a Nationally Certified Counselor. She is trained in the Systemic Family Intervention model and various other modalities. Chesley is often described as having a warm and compassionate nature with authentic curiosity that helps build the therapeutic relationship. She has a genuine desire to assist in clients’ empowerment. Her approach to counseling is based on the belief that suffering is inevitable and manifests differently for everyone. She believes we are more than our thoughts, feelings, and struggles, and that it is possible to make meaning of our lives in order to move forward to our full potential. Her mission is to collaborate with and assist clients in discovering their authentic self for a more fulfilled life through practical tools for building internal resources for resilience. She creates a safe space that honors clients’ free will to allow new discoveries to be made and new skills to be practiced so clients can function at their optimal state of well-being.

Her underlying approach is to help facilitate growth, awareness, and meaning in clients’ lives through application of concepts derived from the field of Interpersonal Neurobiology (IPNB) including mindfulness, biofeedback, trauma informed care and Mindful Self-Compassion skills development. She is trained in HeartMath, Brainspotting, and Neurofeedback with plans to become trained in Clinical EFT (tapping). Chesley is based at our Bend location.


Gemma Biancucci, LPC

Gemma Biancucci, LPC

(Provider in Bend, Oregon)

Gemma transitioned to Bend in 1998 and began her career in the helping field. Upon her move to Bend, she worked for Bend Metro Parks and Recreation District providing therapeutic recreation activities for youth and adults with disabilities. Her love in the helping field led her to five years of employment as a Supported Educational Assistant for the Bend La-Pine School District. Gemma soon discovered that her passions in assisting youth in their learning and helping them to discover their strengths academically and emotionally was the path she wished to pursue further.

In 2002 she attended The Leadership Institute of Seattle/Bastyr University and obtained her Master’s in Marriage and Family Counseling. Upon completion of her internship with Deschutes County Child Welfare, where she counseled and assisted with the reconciliation process for families she began her career in private practice.

Gemma has been providing therapeutic services for adults, youth, couples and families for the past 15 years. More recently her work has been focused on youth and family counseling, providing services in Residential Treatment Programs for the past 10 years. She recently transitioned from The Academy at Sisters where she had been providing therapeutic services to individual youth ages 14 to 18 and families, while also facilitating process and psychoeducational groups.

Gemma believes that the therapeutic relationship is of utmost importance when working with individuals, couples and families. She highly values bringing forth her authentic self and creating an environment in which her client’s feel safe and respected and that their stories are held in confidence. She believes in a holistic approach and advocates for collaboration between herself and other professionals who work with health, wellness, education and so forth (acupuncturist, doctors, nutritionist, teachers, family advocate programs,) in her client’s lives in an effort to provide a sense of well-being, balance and whole-body health.

Her underlying approach is to help facilitate growth, change and awareness in her client’s lives though application of treatment modalities including, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, Client-Centered Therapy, Family Systems Theory, Relational Therapy, Strengths Based Learning and Mindfulness techniques.

Her goal as a therapist is to provide safety and nurturing that will allow her clients to find a greater sense of belonging, self-love and peace.

On a personal note, Gemma is married with two young boys. She and her family can typically be found adventuring in the great outdoors exploring the lakes, mountains and trails.

Gemma is a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) and provides counseling to Adolescents, Adults, Couples and Families. She looks forward to helping and supporting you on your path to healing and discovery.


Amy Forconi-Beach, MS, LPC-I

Amy Forconi-Beach, MS, LPC-I

(Provider in Bend, Oregon)

Amy holds a Master’s degree in Clinical Counseling and Human Relations. Amy believes in a holistic approach to wellness and health. A holistic approach incorporates all areas of one’s life including: emotional, physical, social and spiritual. Amy is described as being very empathetic and compassionate. She wants to help people lead meaningful lives and wants to help her clients be the best version of themselves.

Amy has spent over 10 years working in community based mental health services in Arizona and Pennsylvania before moving to Central Oregon 8 years ago. Amy has previously worked as a Mental Health Specialist, Drug and Alcohol Counselor, IOP Therapist and Outpatient Therapist providing Mental Health services to children, teens, and adults. She has helped with crisis intervention and emotional regulation of clients. Amy ran weekly social skills groups and provided individual mental health services daily. She has used collaborative problem-solving skills, as well as solution-focused therapy, CBT, mindfulness, client-centered therapy, motivational interviewing, play therapy, and art therapy. Amy is trained in Biofeedback as well.

Amy is also a registered intern with the Oregon Board of Licensed Professional Counselors and Therapists working on her LPC License.


Chloe Hallock, MA, LPC-I

Chloe Hallock, MA, LPC-I

(Provider in Bend, Oregon)

Chloe holds a Master’s degree in Counseling Psychology with an emphasis on Health Psychology from Bastyr University and is a Qualified Mental Health Professional working towards licensure as an LPC. She believes all humans have the capacity for self-healing and growth, and utilizes a holistic and collaborative counseling approach to facilitate this process. She is passionate about offering an empowering, mindful, and authentic space that supports the unique needs of individuals while honoring their journey toward optimal well being.

Chloe’s background as a yoga and meditation teacher laid a strong foundation in attending to the complexities of the human experience in the physical, mental and emotional realms. She brought her mind-body oriented practice into her work as a Mental Health Therapist at the Bastyr University Clinic, where she worked with clients in a team care format alongside naturopathic doctors and provided Telehealth services. Chloe also has experience at a residential eating disorder facility, where she supported clients with emotion regulation, skill building, and crisis intervention. She ran weekly groups and provided individual mental health services to those struggling with disordered eating, depression, anxiety, the effects of trauma, and other addictions.

Chloe employs person-centered theory, acceptance and commitment therapy, motivational interviewing, and mindfulness-based cognitive therapy in her comprehensive approach to counseling. Her goal is to offer a safe and nourishing space for her clients to build self-efficacy, make meaning in their lives, and connect to their true selves. She is currently undergoing training in HeartMath and LENS neurofeedback. Chloe is based at our Bend location.


Kristin Mathes, MSW, CSWA

Kristin Mathes, MSW, CSWA

(Provider in Bend, Oregon)

Kristin holds a dual bachelor’s degree in Sociology and Social Work from the University of Wisconsin – Stevens Point, and a master’s degree in Social Work from Portland State University, where her emphasis study was in both Child, Youth, and Families, as well as clinical coursework. Much of her therapeutic practice is inspired by her time spent as a Wilderness Therapist leading clients through the backcountry of Central Oregon. Kristin believes as human beings we share a deep desire for belonging – that is to feel both understood and accepted. Her clinical work puts relationship and connection at the core of all healing. Many of our emotional and behavioral health issues arise from a disconnection, whether that disconnect is within our own body or within the relationships in our lives. Kristin is passionate about healing shame, trauma, and helping her clients (re)discover a sense of belonging within themselves.

Kristin is trained with a Social Systems lens, meaning she approaches her clients with a deeper understanding of the complex systems that interact with our shame and sense of self. Kristin’s “bottom up” approach to healing involves digging deeper into the roots of our pain. Her technique goes beyond traditional talk therapy to better understand sources of anxiety and depression. Kristin utilizes Brainspotting, Somatic Experiencing, HeartMath, Coherence Therapy, and Trauma Sensitive Yoga to help individuals find relief at neurophysiological level. Her goal is to help her clients build capacity for emotional regulation and resilience, while continuing to offer curiosity and compassion along the journey. Kristin is based at our Bend location.


Kate Jones, Operations Manager in Bend, Oregon

Kate Jones

(Operations Manager in Bend, Oregon)

Kate is originally from Southern California and spent 9 years in Breckenridge, Colorado before moving to Bend in 2019 with her significant other and cat. In her spare time she enjoys stand up paddleboarding, fly fishing, skiing, reading novels, and caring for her numerous houseplants.


Jessica Moore

(Billing Specialist in Bend, Oregon)

Bio coming soon...