Mental Strength is not the ability to stay out of the darkness, it's the ability to sit present in the darkness knowing the light is still in your reach. “ -Unknown
Meet Laurie L. Ford, LCMHC
Laurie Ford is the CEO of Laurie Ford Counseling and Consulting, PLLC Online Therapy Private Practice, where our mission is to provide a virtual safe space centered around becoming your authentic self. Laurie has eight years of counseling experience including her years as a School Counselor. As a survivor of mental and physical abuse, Laurie has developed a keen awareness and empathetic approach as told by her clients. Her experiences have helped shape her mental health practice and unique methodology. Laurie is aware that many people struggle with the thought of seeing a therapist. So providing a non-judgmental place for individuals to share their feelings has always been a part of Laurie’s Purpose.
Laurie specializes in partnering with women age ( 18-45) find healing through self-awareness, self-love, mindset shifting, and overcoming generational barriers. She is successful at helping individuals get to the root of their anxiety and depression symptoms. Laurie also works with women
with a wide range of concerns including setting boundaries, confidence, time-management, organization, life transitions, family relationships, and work-life balance. Laurie combines different therapeutic approaches based on her clients presenting concerns, goals, symptoms, and motivation. The approaches used are Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Solution- Focused, Reality therapy, Person centered, Existential , Psychoanalytic, Mindfulness, and Brief-Therapy.
Laurie offers free 15 minute consultation calls to all potential clients, and she is currently offering 30-min wellness heck-in for $35 for Essential Workers during COVID 19 Pandemic, and anyone struggling emotionally and mentally with the injustice happening in the world today.