Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor
National Certified Counselor
Bachelor of Science: Psychology- Bowie State University, Bowie, Maryland
Master of Art: School Counseling- Clark Atlanta University, Atlanta, Georgia
Doctorate of Education: Counselor Education and Supervision- Argosy University, Arlington, Virginia
Dr. Laurent’s vision of counseling is similar to planting; one must lay the foundation, plant the seed, make sure the soil is right, prepare and then wait for all the elements to come into place. She believes it is important to build relationships with clients to find out what their strengths, weaknesses, interests and motivations are. By building relationships, Dr. Laurent works with clients to create and effectively implement a climate which allows people to thrive. She believes in the power of teamwork in counseling and recognizes the importance of maximizing each client’s potential to help them be successful.
Dr. Laurent currently works full time as a Middle School Counselor. She has experience working with children, adolescents, and young adults in schools and mental health settings. Dr. Laurent is skilled in working with clients in individual and group settings. She has worked with survivors of domestic violence and children who have witnessed and experienced trauma. She utilizes Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Solution-Focused Brief Therapy, and Reality Therapy in helping her clients to succeed.
Dr. Laurent works with the following populations:
- Young Adults
Dr. Laurent is experienced in working with the following:
- Anger Management
- Career Counseling
- Conflict Resolution
- Depression/Mood Disorders
- Social Skills
If you think Dr. Laurent is the counselor for you, click here to start the process of setting your first appointment.