Laura Derr, PsyD Laura Derr
Providing expertise in Counseling and Executive Coaching
about Laura counseling executive coaching appointments and fees

About Laura

Accomplishments and Expertise

• Executive Coaching certification, Massachusetts School of Professional Psychology, December, 2008

• Licensed Psychologist and Health Service Provider in Massachusetts, 1994, License # 6680

• Psychology Doctorate, Massachusetts School of Professional Psychology, 1992

• Bachelor of Science in Human Services, Lesley College, 1984, concentration in music therapy

• Executive coaching for organization leaders

• Psychotherapy services for all ages: small children, youngsters, teens, adults, families, parents, and couples

• Comfortable treating wide range of clinical issues, including: relationship problems; parenting issues; behavior problems; self-injurious behaviors; effects of substance abuse and trauma; adjustment, mood, anxiety, school phobia, post-traumatic stress, attention, and eating disorders

• Specialized training in child therapy, family therapy, trauma treatment, gender and sexual orientation issues

• Integration of multiple theoretical and therapeutic approaches, including: family systems, narrative, CBT (Cognitive Behavioral Therapy), behavioral, insight-oriented, meditation and mindfulness; certifications in EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing) and Executive Coaching

• Collaborative relationships with local mental health providers, including medication prescribers

• Taught psychology of women, child development, and family therapy

• Supervised psychology trainees

• Experienced in many sectors of mental health field, including out-patient, home-based, residential, day treatment, and in-patient settings

• Over 10 years experience working in local private practice groups

• Supervision for mental health providers


December 8, 2009
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