Laura is a graduate of the Master of Counselling program at Monash University. She employs a person-centered, collaborative approach. Laura focuses on helping her clients discover enhanced self-awareness, clarity and purpose in their lives. Having had counselling experience in a secondary school she also works with young people and families who seek counselling to help them through difficulties. Depending on the need she employs a range of approaches including cognitive behavioural therapy, narrative therapy, dialectical behviour therapy and mindfulness.
In her professional education she is building up her skills in ACT (Acceptance and Commitment Therapy) to work with individuals who are experiencing challenges or frustrations in areas such as parenting, relationship issues or life changes.
Before becoming a counsellor, her first career was in financial planning where she worked with individuals and couples for over 15 years to understand and help them work towards their financial goals.