Ms. Laura Smith is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in the state of New York.
Ms. Smith obtained her Bachelor of Social Work from Medgar Evers College in Brooklyn, NY and earned her Master of Social Work from the Yeshiva University in New York, NY
Ms. Smith brings experience to her practice with an approach that is client-centered and strength-based. Her therapeutic approach allows the therapist to work alongside the client to help them create and achieve goals beneficial to their well being.
Laura is proficient in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, grief/loss, and the treatment of trauma-related issues.
Ms. Smith actively listens and provides a safe place for expression and reflection in a judgment-free environment. She is passionate about her clients taking the steps to make changes for a happier and healthier life.
What makes her Happy? Spending time with loved ones. Laughing, Writing, Singing karaoke. Any Beyoncé song! Watching The Office and Disney movies. Eating Pizza, pasta, and her ultimate favorite Chocolate!!!
Medgar Evers College
Ms. Smith received her Bachelor of Social Work degree from Medgar Evers College
Ms. Smith earned her Master of Social Work degree from the Yeshiva University
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