Sometimes we all need a safe space to share our stories with a caring and unbiased listener, and I want to provide that for you. I have been licensed in Ohio as a Professional Counselor since 2004. With experience working with many different types of people experiencing anxiety, depression, grief, panic, mental and physical illnesses, relationship issues and so on, I am passionate about helping college students, couples, internationals, jobseekers and adults of any age who are seeking emotional healing, mental health, support and direction for their life's struggles and spiritual questions.
Additional areas of focus: LGBT, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Intimacy-related issues, Self esteem, Career difficulties, Compassion fatigue, Aging and Geriatric Issues, Attachment Issues, Cancer, Caregiver Issues and Stress, Communication Problems, Emptiness, Expats, Family of Origin Issues, Family Problems, Forgiveness, Guilt and Shame, Hospice and End of Life Counseling, Isolation / Loneliness, Life Purpose, Midlife Crisis, Military and Veterans Issues, Multicultural Concerns, Obsessions, Compulsions, and OCD, Panic Disorder and Panic Attacks, Self-Love, Sexuality, Women's Issues, Workplace Issues
Clinical approaches: Client-Centered Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Emotionally-Focused Therapy (EFT), Mindfulness Therapy
OH LPCC E.0008228
I've only met with her once so far, but just by the initial meeting, I can tell she is excellent at what she does. She has made me feel comfortable and safe, and I strongly recommend her.
Written on Apr 03, 2023 after therapy with Lara for 1 month on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, family conflicts, trauma and abuse, parenting issues, self esteem, and coping with life changes
Lara is Great! She is very understanding, helpful and sends lot of useful tips to help me with my struggles. I was a little nervous about getting a therapist for obvious reasons and Lara has definitely changed my mind about it.
Written on Mar 17, 2023 after therapy with Lara for 2 weeks on issues concerning stress, anxiety, addictions, relationship issues, trauma and abuse, sleeping disorders, self esteem, anger management, career difficulties, bipolar disorder, coping with life changes, and adhd