Certified OAMHP Member
Laura received her Ph.D from OISE/University of Toronto. Her area of interest was within developmental psychology, psychological and educational assessment and counseling. Currently she is a Registered Psychotherapist (CRPO #002669) with the College of Registered Psychotherapists of Ontario. Laura's early training began at The Clarke Institute of Psychiatry and The Hospital for Sick Children as a Psychometrist and research assistant. She has worked in a number of organizations and had a private practice. Her experience with families and children with learning, attention and developmental challenges spans over 20 years in the field. Family Education Resource Network (FERN) was inspired by Laura as a way to support more families and children in meaningful ways. Today FERN has developed into a not-for-profit community of caring families, children and staff. Laura works as a clinician at FERN. Laura also works with The Mehrit Center and is trained in Emotion-Focused Family Therapy, DBT, Parent Management Training.
Adolescent, Anger Management, Anxiety, Attention Deficit Disorder, Attention Disorders, Autism, Behavioural Issues, Bullying, Child Therapy, Family, Gifted, Learning Development, Learning Disability, Life Skills, Stress, Workplace Stress
Applied Behaviour Analysis (ABA), Brief Psychotherapy, Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavioural Therapy (DBT), Emotion Focused Therapy (EFT), Mindfulness Based Therapy, Solution-Focused Brief Therapy