Laurie J. Hall

Preferred Name: Laurie

EMDR Certified Therapist

Online Therapy

About Me

I was trained in Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) in 2006 and began using EMDR extensively with children and adults to decrease the impact of bad memories and to increase positive thoughts. I have seen many clients, both children and adults, move through experiences that have resulted in them feeling “stuck” by using EMDR. I became certified in EMDR in 2009 and continue to use it daily with my clients. I work with adults, couples, and parents. I am fluent in written and spoken Spanish and conduct therapy in both languages.

Education & Experience

I received my Master of Social Work degree from Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri in 1994. I became a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in Maryland in 1998. I became licensed in California in 2002. I have provided psychotherapy for the past 28 years.

Specialty Area

  • Abuse/Neglect
  • ADD/ADHD/Disruptive Behavior Disorders
  • Anxiety/Panic Attacks
  • Birth Trauma/Pregnancy Loss
  • Depression
  • Domestic Violence
  • Eating Disorders
  • Family Issues
  • Grief/Loss/Mourning
  • Marriage/Relationship Issues
  • Mood Disorders
  • Motor Vehicle Accidents
  • Performance Enhancement
  • Phobias
  • Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Pregnancy, Prenatal, Postpartum
  • Race, Culture, Ethnicity Issues
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Stress Management

Population Served

  • Adults
  • Couples
  • Immigrants
  • LGBTQ+
  • Seniors
  • Underserved


  • Spanish


  • Aetna
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • Sliding Scale
  • UnitedHealth