Maureen Deger, Ph.D.

Licensed Psychologist #2462

801 Samish Way
Bellingham, WA 98229
Phone: 360-255-2505 Ext. 104
Fax: 360-255-2504



Professional and Educational Background

Dr. Maureen Deger, a Licensed Psychologist, earned her doctorate in Counseling Psychology from Arizona State University in 1999. She earned her Masters of Counseling degree from Arizona State University in 1995, and her undergraduate degree from Johns Hopkins University in 1991. Dr. Deger completed her doctoral internship at the Emory University Counseling Center in Atlanta, Georgia before beginning her private practice in Bellingham. She has training in Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR), Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT), and the Gottman approach to couples therapy.

Dr. Deger has been in practice in Bellingham WA since 1999. Prior to that Dr. Deger provided residential, community-based, and university mental health services. She provided case-management services at a residential treatment center for mentally ill adults in Bellingham. She worked at a community-based center for survivors of sexual abuse and assault, where she provided therapy for child, adolescent, and adult survivors. In addition, Dr. Deger has considerable experience working with university students, having provided therapy in community college and university settings.

As a therapist, Dr. Deger’s approach is a blend of cognitive-behavioral therapy, mindfulness and skills building. She empowers her clients to use the therapeutic relationship as a base from which to identify and explore postive change patterns in their lives. She believes her clients have the resources within them to make such changes. She helps them re-discover and utilize these inner strengths.


Areas of Specialization

Dr. Deger works with adultsdealing with the following types of concerns:

• Sexual abuse and assault
• Eating disorders
• Women's issues
• Anxiety disorders
• Depression
• Post-traumatic stress disorder
• Relationship issues
• OCD

Personal Information

Maureen lives in Bellingham with her family. She enjoys the great outdoors, reading, running, traveling and spending time with her family and friends.


Downloadable Forms

Before you come in for your first appointment, please print out and complete the forms as directed when you are scheduled. You can bring them with you to your first appointment.

Adult Intake Form

Parent Financial Responsibility Form


Please review the Notice of Privacy Practices (HIPAA) and Release of Information forms.

Notice of Privacy Practices (HIPAA)

Release of Information


 Back