Dr. Laura Oliver, PhD, LPC, NCC

EMDR Certified Therapist

EMDR Consultant

Online Therapy

About Me

Dr. Oliver is a Licensed Professional Counselor by the state of Arizona, a National Board-Certified Counselor by the NBCC, EMDRIA Certified EMDR Clinician and Approved EMDR Consultant and a Certified Clinical Traumatologist. Dr. Oliver has served as a Prescott College Adjunct since 2018 and became full-time Clinical Faculty in 2022. Dr. Oliver has worked in various educational roles, clinical residential settings, and currently works in private practice. As an advocate for developmental trauma-resolution, she provides trauma-focused counseling interventions, including EMDR, SandTray, and parts work to ameliorate symptoms related to relational trauma and mood and personality disorders.

Education & Experience

Laura Oliver, Ph.D., LPC, NCC— Clinical Faculty for the Master's of Science in Counseling Program at Prescott College B.S., Prescott College, Bachelor of Arts in Human Development/Counseling Psychology M.S., Prescott College, Counseling/Clinical Mental Health Ph.D., The University of the Cumberlands, Counselor Education and Supervision

Professional & Volunteer Affiliations

American Counseling Association ​American Psychological Association Arizona Counseling Association (AzCA) Chi Sigma Iota Academic and Professional Honor Society EMDRIA International Association Association of SandPlay Therapy [MAST] The Granite Mountain Psychological Association The International Association of Trauma Professionals ​The National Board of Certified Counselors Registered SoulCollage® Facilitator Verified Member of Psychology Today for Practitioner Services

Specialty Area

  • Abuse/Neglect
  • ADD/ADHD/Disruptive Behavior Disorders
  • Anxiety/Panic Attacks
  • Attachment Disorders
  • Depression
  • Family Issues
  • Grief/Loss/Mourning
  • Mood Disorders
  • Moral Injury
  • Performance Enhancement
  • Personality Disorders
  • Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Stress Management
  • Traumatic Incident

Population Served

  • Adults
  • LGBTQ+
  • Residential Treatment Facility


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