Laura Emmerson

MA, Registered Psychotherapist (Qualifying), OAMHP

Laura Emmerson
647-881-2807

Laura Emmerson

MA, Registered Psychotherapist (Qualifying), OAMHP

Telehealth Available
Professions: Counselor, Mental Health Counselor, Psychotherapist
License Status: I'm a registered professional.
Primary Credential: College of Registered Psychotherapists of Ontario (CRPO) - 008610
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Offices

Oakville, Ontario L6J3G3

My Approach to Helping

I create a safe and non-judgmental space for clients to share their story and be heard. I work with clients from all cultural backgrounds with various presenting issues. It is my belief that therapy is best conducted as a collaborative process whereby we create a therapeutic plan using evidence-based approaches in conjunction with clients\' goals, culturalspiritual lens, personality and experiences. I support clients by helping them to draw from their strengths and develop self-compassion as they engage in the therapeutic process.

I help clients navigate their challenges by drawing upon various therapeutic models such as mindfulness, cognitive behaviour therapy (CBT), solution-focused therapy, dialectical behavioral therapy (DBT) and I am trained in providing trauma-informed care. I work from the belief that every person has the capacity for change, and that I can be a supportive resource to help facilitate that change.

Taking your first step to seek counselling requires courage. In the words of Brené Brown, \"our stories are not meant for everyone. Hearing them is a privilege,\" and this is a privilege that I do not take lightly. I look forward to the opportunity to come alongside you wherever you are at on your journey.

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Services I Provide

  • Family Therapy
  • Individual Therapy & Counseling
  • Telehealth
  • Other
  • Premarital Counseling

Languages

  • English

Client Concerns I Treat

  • Abuse / Abuse Survivor Issues
  • Academic Concerns
  • Adjusting to Change / Life Transitions
  • Anger
  • Anxiety
  • Body Image
  • Borderline
  • Breakup
  • Bullying
  • Caregiver Issues / Stress
  • Child and/or Adolescent Issues
  • Chronic Pain
  • Codependency / Dependency
  • Communication Problems
  • Compulsive Spending / Shopping
  • Control Issues
  • Depression
  • Dissociation
  • Domestic Violence
  • Dual Diagnosis
  • Emotional Abuse
  • Emotional Intelligence
  • Emotional Overwhelm
  • Emptiness
  • Family of Origin Issues
  • Family Problems
  • Fear
  • First Responders
  • Forgiveness
  • Habits
  • Helplessness / Victimhood
  • Identity Issues
  • Inadequacy
  • Irritability
  • Isolation
  • Jealousy
  • Life Purpose / Meaning / Inner-Guidance
  • Midlife Crisis / Midlife Transition
  • Mood Swings / Mood Disturbance
  • Other - Not Listed Here
  • Panic
  • Parenting
  • Perfectionism
  • Phobias
  • Physical Abuse
  • Posttraumatic Stress / Trauma
  • Pre-Marital Counseling
  • Psychogenic Nonepileptic Seizures
  • Rejection
  • Religious Issues
  • School issues
  • Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD)
  • Self-Actualization
  • Self-Care
  • Self-Compassion
  • Self-Confidence
  • Self-Criticism
  • Self-Doubt
  • Self-Esteem
  • Self-Harm
  • Self-Love
  • Sensitivity to Criticism
  • Sexual Assault / Abuse
  • Shame
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Social Anxiety / Phobia
  • Spirituality
  • Stress
  • Suicidal Ideation and Behavior
  • Teen violence/dating violence
  • Trichotillomania
  • Trust Issues
  • Values Clarification
  • Women's Issues
  • Workplace Issues
  • Worry
  • Worthlessness
  • Young Adult Issues

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