LAURA WHITNEY LCSW-C
WHAT TO EXPECT
Welcome! My name is Laura (she/her/hers) and I am a Baltimore-based therapist that has been practicing in the field for over seven years. I draw elements of Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy, Dialectical-Behavioral Therapy, client-centered therapy, mind-body integrative techniques, and psychoanalytic therapy in my practice. I also am trained in and offer EMDR therapy. I specialize in the treatment of anxiety, depression, stress, relationship issues, and body image concerns, and I also have experience in trauma, grief, and loss. I work collaboratively with you to help you figure out your goals and meet them, and believe that each person requires their own approach. I am offering spots for weekly, biweekly, and monthly appointments. I currently accept Aetna, Medicaid, Cigna, Blue Cross Blue Shield/CareFirst, and Johns Hopkins EHP. I also accept self-payment and am happy to provide receipts for you to submit to your insurance for reimbursement. Sliding scale fees are available upon request. I currently offer telehealth only, 5 days a week, and in-person appointments on Mondays. Please contact me to learn more about my services and whether we may be a good fit!
SERVICES I OFFER
Personalized Care and Guidance
Whether you are experiencing chronic stress and anxiety, have had a recent loss, or are struggling with a life change or adjustment, working with a trusted therapist can be tremendously beneficial. In addition to adults, I also have experience in working with children and adolescents, ages ten through eighteen, with issues such as poor school performance, behavioral problems at home or at school, emotional dysregulation, or problems with attention.
Family systems can have a profound influence on how we see and experience the world, and can be a key player in both our strengths as well as our struggles. I believe that every family can benefit from family therapy; however, stressors such as declining health, recent moves, or significant losses can make family therapy a particularly vital tool in coping. Family sessions can be valuable on their own or as occasional additions to individual therapy.