Laurin (she/her/hers) earned her Master’s in Social Work from the University of Michigan in 2012 and is a fully licensed clinical social worker in the State of Michigan. Laurin began her career at SafeHouse Center working with survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault. She spent five years employed at Ozone House, working with at-risk youth ages 10-20 and their families. Recently Laurin was working in the medical setting, providing services to clients across the life span on a multidisciplinary team. Laurin is currently employed with Michigan Medicine providing psychotherapy to youth through the Regional Alliance for Healthy Schools.
Laurin believes therapy is a collaborative process, offering space to meet each client where they are at and tailoring services based on individual style and needs. She is passionate about reducing stigma around mental health services, and practicing with strengths based and person centered approach. Laurin approaches therapy from a feminist perspective believing empowerment is central to the therapeutic process. She utilizes an eclectic style incorporating therapies such as CBT, DBT, Motivational Interviewing, and mindfulness.
Laurin is particularly passionate about collaborating with LGBTQ2SIA+ populations, including working to explore gender identity and providing transition support. Laurin has vast clinical experience in areas of sexualized violence, domestic violence, complex trauma, anxiety disorders, depression, attachment, foster care/adoption, pregnancy, infertility, perinatal mood disorders, and conflict within youth and families.