Laura is a Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker with a Master’s Degree in Social Work from Augsburg College. She provides a wide range of mental health services including diagnostic assessments, and individual, couples, and family therapies for adults and adolescents. Laura works with clients to establish a safe and supportive therapeutic relationships so that healing and growth can occur. She utilizes a culturally-responsive and trauma-informed approach, and draws from cognitive behavioral therapy, dialectical behavioral therapy, and person-centered therapy. Areas of particular interest include personality disorders, anxiety and depression, traumatic histories, relational difficulties, and identity development (including sexual orientation and spiritual exploration). Laura is currently working toward certification in Trauma-Informed Cognitive Behavioral Therapy.