Laura received her Masters in Social Work degree from Washburn University and her undergraduate degree in Family Life and Human Needs from Kansas State University, with a minor in Conflict Analysis and Trauma Studies. Laura is a Certified Family Life Educator through the National Council on Family Relations. She is also a Certified Grief Counseling Specialist and a Certified Trauma Professional.
She has a variety of work experience from working with soldiers and their families at Fort Riley, Hospice, a psychiatric residential treatment facility for children, and private practice. Laura is a veteran and has a heart for working with our military members and their families and the unique challenges that they face. She also works with people who have experienced all kinds of difficult experiences including front line responders and survivors of abuse.
She believes that trauma and experiences don’t have to define us and enjoys working with people to recognize their strengths and work to move past trauma and experience growth and living their best life. She works with PTSD, anxiety, depression, co-occurring substance abuse disorders, and trauma related disorders. She works with all ages from pre-teens to the elderly and uses a trauma informed approach and lens.
Laura sees clients at our Andrews Manhattan, Wamego, and Junction City locations.
Laura accepts BCBS, MCC Students and self-pay clients. She is in the process of being credentialed with Tricare and Medicaid.
Whether you are ready to schedule an appointment or are simply gathering information, we are here to help. At Andrews & Associates Counseling, we strive to set clients up to achieve meaningful improvements in therapy by answering questions and providing resources to guide you at the beginning of your therapeutic journey. Contact us now to learn more and request an appointment with Laura.
Appointment scheduling is subject to availability. We respond to all inquiries as soon as possible to discuss available options or offer a waitlist.