Laurie is a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) who received her undergraduate degree from Concordia University, River Forest, IL and her Master of Arts in Counseling from Spring Arbor University, Jackson, MI. She began her career working in an inpatient facility for substance abuse and worked with adolescent boys and girls as well as women. She has experience in working with high school students and has worked with ADHD and Autism. Laurie enjoys working with clients who struggle with anxiety, depression, anger management, as well as grief and loss. She enjoys incorporating faith into the healing process when her clients desire a Christian perspective. Personally, Laurie has been married for nearly 30 years and has 4 children, being very active in her community and serving in her church in every facet of ministry. Laurie has great compassion for her clients and is known to accept and care for her clients wherever they are at in their journey in life.