Dr. Leslie Bedell, owner of Agape Chiropractic Healing Center in North Bend , Washington has been providing family wellness care since 1987. She graduated Summa cum Laude from Palmer College of Chiropractic in 1984 and practiced in southern Ohio for three years before opening her office in Washington . She has had special training in Pediatrics, Prenatal and Birth Support, Women's Health Care, Addictions, and Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD/ADHD), Upledger Cranial Sacral Therapy, and Somato-emotional healing. Her pre-chiropractic studies include a strong background in Biochemistry and Nutrition. She recently completed a two year course of study to receive her Advanced Clinical Training in Nutrition Response Testing.
Leslie enjoys teaching and does extensive public speaking to groups including PTA's, women's groups, church retreats, local business meetings, and health seminars. She has lectured and taught Pediatric seminars to Chiropractors in South Africa . Dr. Leslie conducts FREE health workshops on a wide variety of topics in her office every other week.
Dr. Bedell was appointed to the Executive Board of the World Chiropractic Alliance (WCA) Council on Women's Health. She was given the position of Secretary-Treasurer of the Council at the WCA Summit held in Washington D.C. in March 2001.
Dr. Bedell completed the Board Certification program for Addictionology in January 2002 and served on the Council for Addictionology with the World Chiropractic Alliance. She works with a team of health and education professionals that offer a multi-disciplinary program for the prevention and treatment of addictions and obsessive/compulsive disorders.
Leslie is also a charter member of the International Chiropractic Pediatrics Association and enjoys writing health and wellness articles for the local paper in her community. She is a member of the Chamber of Commerce and served five years on the Board of Encompass, an organization dedicated to improving the lives of families and children in her community. For five years in a row, Dr. Bedell organized and sponsored an annual community event for children in conjunction with Kid's Day America, networking with other professionals who share a passion for children's health and safety. Proceeds from this event were donated to Encompass.
Dr. Leslie resides in the beautiful Cascade foothills of North Bend , Washington . Her favorite activities include skiing, organic gardening, snorkeling, hiking, camping, floating on mountain lakes, and traveling to warm climates around the world.