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Laura A Schulz, M.A., LPC

I provide therapy services for individuals and couples. My style is warm, engaging, and interactive. I have a deep respect for personal struggles. I also believe in the process of therapy, based on both my personal experiences and my years of helping people to change and flourish.

Things you need to know about me:

I work collaboratively with you, in a back and forth conversational way, to ensure that healing comes from within you, in your own unique way.

I help you discover your strengths as well as help you explore your vulnerabilities.

I am highly trained and very experienced in working with anxiety, depression, relationship issues, attachment and trauma.

I can provide tools to help you get to where you want to go.

I aim for deep, lasting resolution of problems, not just temporary relief.

I love my work, and regard it as a privilege.

I am a licensed professional counselor and a certified infant/early childhood/family clinician, and have been in private practice since 2005. I began my counseling career at the Yavapai Family Advocacy Center counseling victims of sexual and physical abuse.

I am trained in a variety of approaches to psychotherapy, which I use in a very integrated way, designed to suit each client's unique needs.

In addition to my work as a therapist:

I worked for two state funded grants-one as the Project Coordinator for a Domestic Violence Project in Prescott Valley and the other as Regional Supervisor for First Things First-Smart Support.

I have taught psychology, sociology and human services for several university's.

I have facilitated many trainings for special education law, life skills for special needs children, the effects of trauma and abuse and infant mental health.

Prior to becoming a counselor:

I worked for over 10 years, in the field of Occupational Therapy assisting special needs children, 0-21 years of age. I also worked as a developmental specialist assessing and working with infants 0-3 and their families.

Education

Post Graduate Certificate Infant Mental Health, Harris Institute 2006

M.A. Counseling and Psychology, Prescott College. 2005

B.A. Applied Science, Arizona State University, 2002

A.A. Applied Science-Occupational Therapy, Apollo College, 1996

Feeling better is possible.

If you'd like to get started, give me a call at 928 899 0882, On the phone, you may ask me any questions you might have and we can explore if we'd be a good match.