Licensed Mental Health Counselor -
Laura is the owner of Footprints To Hope and has been helping individuals in counseling for many years. She graduated from Frostburg State University in 2007 with a Master’s degree in Counseling Psychology and has been a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor (LCPC) with the state of MD since 2009. She recently became licensed in WV as Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) and as a Distance Credentialed Counselor (DCC) with the National Board for Certified Counselors (NBCC). She has been a National Certified Counselor (NCC) with the NBCC since 2009 as well. But aside from all those letters, most importantly she is a caring therapist who connects to her clients. Her warm and genuine personality is what has been the most crucial factor to success in helping others.She’s worked in a variety of settings to include local hospitals, working within people’s homes who were unable to obtain transportation to appointments, in substance abuse settings, and in correctional settings. She is the blessed wife of an extraordinary husband, mother of a very special and compassionate daughter and step-mom to a unique and gifted young lady. Through many of her own life struggles, she has become quite the compassionate and understanding therapist. She specializes in trauma and abuse therapy and a variety of other conditions such as depression, anxiety and the effects of divorce.Laura is also an Approved Supervisor for the MD Board of Professional Counselors and Therapists. There are possibilities for supervision and even internships!