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Now accepting new clients at the Counseling Center. (208) 523-6727

Laurie received her Bachelor’s degree in psychology from Idaho State University. Six years later, she received a Bachelor’s in social work at the same university. After working in a nursing home for approximately five years, Laurie was accepted to Idaho State University in Meridian, Idaho. She received her Master’s in mental health counseling in 2007. Laurie is now a licensed clinical professional counselor. Laurie has worked with a variety of age groups; preschool to elementary, adolescents to adults and the elderly. Laurie has done extensive work in treating and diagnosing a variety of mental disorders including post traumatic stress, bipolar, ADHD, reactive attachment disorder, conduct disorder, major depressive disorder, anxiety disorder, borderline personality disorder, anxiety disorder, panic disorder, autism, domestic violence victims and others. Laurie has conducted clinical level CBRS, family counseling, individual counseling and couple’s counseling. Laurie has completed 12 years of work utilizing play therapy, grief and trauma therapy, CBT and DBT. Laurie enjoys being in the mountain outdoors and observing wildlife, decorating every room in the house for Christmas, photography, fishing, experimental cook outs in the mountains, frequently going on spontaneous excursions to community events and throwing cheap but fun elaborate parties or dinners.