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.
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.