Dr. Laura Summerhill, PhD, LCSW-S


Online Therapy

About Me

Laura is a neurodivergent psychotherapist and social work educator who has a small private practice working with Houston-based clients in-person and with others online throughout Texas, New York, and Idaho. Her interests are in anxiety, learning differences, adoptive families, creativity, spirituality, grief, mindfulness, and trauma. She uses evidence-based interventions to treat IBS and other functional GI issues, insomnia, and traumatic stress. She conducts ADHD assessments and provides executive function coaching and supports parents of children with learning differences. She is also trained in ART, CBT-I, and clinical hypnosis.

Education & Experience

PhD, Clinical Social Work, NYU; MSW, Clinical Social Work, Columbia University; MS Ed in Special Education, Bank Street College of Education; BSW, Florida State University

Professional & Volunteer Affiliations


Specialty Area

  • ADD/ADHD/Disruptive Behavior Disorders
  • Adoption
  • Anger Management
  • Anxiety/Panic Attacks
  • Chronic Illness/Medical Issues
  • Chronic Pain
  • Grief/Loss/Mourning
  • Headaches/Migraines
  • Moral Injury
  • Performance Enhancement
  • Phobias
  • Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Spirituality
  • Stress Management
  • Traumatic Incident

Population Served

  • Adults
  • Expats
  • First Responders
  • Immigrants
  • LGBTQ+
  • Underserved
  • Veterans/Military


  • English


  • Does Not Accept Insurance