Laura supports adolescents and young adults to build their confidence and self-esteem. Laura also has experience providing individual and group support to young adults with intellectual disabilities and mental illness. She has conducted female youth empowerment groups on women's issues, confidence, and body positivity. She also has experience in community engagement, crisis intervention, and skill building.
Laura brings her warm, accepting nature to therapy. Laura believes that empathy, humour, and trust are crucial in creating a positive therapeutic relationship with you. She values your experiences and believes you are the expert of your own life. She uses self-compassion, mindfulness, and strength-based practices to help you develop strategies and skills to reach your goals.
Laura believes that negative emotions and thoughts impact your overall health. She’ll help you build on your strengths and develop resilience for whatever life throws at you. Laura strives to create a safe space for you to foster growth, build confidence, share difficult emotions, and strengthen the mind-body connection. Laura values your individuality and will create an action plan just for you.
In her personal life, Laura enjoys dancing, paddle boarding, hiking with her dog, and spending time with the people who matter most. She loves experimenting with recipes and trying new foods with loved ones. She values spending time on things that bring her joy and is passionate about helping others. Laura is grateful to be a part of your wellness journey and will support you every step of the way.
Master of Social Work, Yeshiva University (In progress)
Bachelor of Social Work, Toronto Metropolitan University (2021)
Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers