Mrs. Laura Gonzales, MA LPC NCC
Laura is a Licensed Professional Counselor and a National Certified Counselor who works with children and their families, as well as individuals throughout the lifespan, in private practice. She is an EMDRIA Certified Therapist in Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR), and has earned a certificate in Infant-Family Clinical Practice from The Harris Infant and Early Childhood Mental Health Training Institute. She has been endorsed as an Infant Mental Health Specialist since 2009 and has over 18 years of experience providing therapeutic services in Arizona.
Education & Experience
Additional experience includes the provision of mental health consultation to the Early Head Start and Preschool Head Start programs. She has facilitated social skills groups for children and groups for women. She taught Early Childhood Intervention at her alma mater, Arizona State University and has presented at a National Conference for Alternative Therapies, for the Arizona Play Therapy Association, and the Infant Toddler Mental Health Coalition of Arizona.
Professional & Volunteer Affiliations
Laura has served on the Board of Directors for the Arizona Branch of the Association for Play Therapy from 2007 to 2011. She is a member and volunteer for the Infant Toddler Mental Health Coalition of Arizona. Laura currently serves on the Board of Directors for Ground Work, a non-profit who provides uninsured individuals with therapeutic services free of charge.
- Anxiety/Panic Attacks
- Family Issues
- Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
- Stress Management
- Traumatic Incident
- Adolescents (13-17)
- Children (4-12)
- Infants/Toddlers (0-3)
- BlueCross BlueShield
- Sliding Scale