Laurie Linsley

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

Laurie Linsley

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

Professions: Marriage & Family Therapist
License Status: I'm a licensed professional.
Primary Credential: Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist - 117199
Billing and Insurance:
I am an in-network provider for:
  • Aetna
  • Anthem
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield (BCBS)
  • Cigna
  • Health Net
  • Humana
  • Managed Health Network (MHN)
  • MHNet
  • MHNet Behavioral Health
  • Optum
  • Optum/United Health Care
  • Oscar Health Insurance Co.
  • United Behavioral Health
  • United Health Care
Free Initial Consultation
Weekend Availability
Evening Availability


Santa Rosa, California 95409
Sacramento, California 95828

My Approach to Helping

Philosophy of Care

Most marriage and family therapists believe a wide range of individual problems must be understood within the context of the family and social environments. I believe in this systems approach to mental and emotional problems and have the goal to change problematic, repetitive interactions that contribute to the presenting problem. As a trauma informed therapist, I am aware of the long-lasting effects of childhood trauma and will explore that using a narrative therapy approach. Our goal for therapy is the reduce distress and improve functionality. In what ways are you feeling not OK? Let’s help you start feeling OK.

Education & Training (school, residency)
Masters of Science Capella University, Marriage & Family Therapy
Bachelors of Science CSU, Fresno, Recreational Therapy
Post Masters Certificate Prescott College, Equine-Assisted Mental Health

Boards and Affiliations
American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy (AAMFT)
California Association for Marriage and Family Therapy (CAMFT)
Sierra Foothills CAMFT Chapter – President-Elect 2021 – Board of Directors

Professional interest specialties
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
Attachment-Focused Play Therapy
Trauma-Informed Narrative Therapy
Solution Focused Therapy
Equine Assisted Psychotherapy
OutdoorNature Therapy

Spoken Languages

Services I Provide

  • Family Therapy
  • Individual Therapy & Counseling

Ages I Work With

  • Children
  • Teens
  • Adults
  • Elders


  • English

Client Concerns I Treat

  • Anger
  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Family Problems
  • Parenting
  • Relationships and Marriage
  • Self-Harm

Types of Therapy

  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Family Systems Therapy
  • Mindfulness-Based Interventions
  • Motivational Enhancement Therapy (MET)
  • Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT)

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