My Approach to Helping
Laura Pond is a Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor with 11 years of experience working with clients to realize and cultivate their strengths to better manage their mental well-being. Laura graduated from the University of Central Florida in 2010 with a Master of Arts in Clinical Psychology. She has enjoyed working with a wide range of clients experiencing difficulties with anxiety, depression, mood disorders, anger management, substance abuse, self-harm, suicidal ideation, and relationship issues. Laura primarily applies Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Solution-Focused Therapy, and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy approaches with a mindful, client-centered, and collaborative focus with her clients. Laura has a strong background working with adolescents and adults experiencing a mental health crisis. She will work to do more than listen but will actively work to comprehend your current and past experiences, in a way that will help you find a healthy way forward.