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Dr. Launa Duffy, LCPC

Stress, Anxiety Self esteem Career difficulties Depression Coping with life changes
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About me

I am licensed in Maryland with 3 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, lgbt-related issues, relationship issues, & career difficulties. I work with my clients to create an open and safe environment where thoughts and feelings can be shared without fear of judgment. It takes courage to seek out a more fulfilling and happier life and to take the first steps towards a change. I am here to support & empower you in that journey.

Professional experience

3yrs in practice

Additional areas of focus: Addictions, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Eating disorders, Sleeping disorders, Parenting issues, Anger management, Bipolar disorder, Coaching, Compassion fatigue, ADHD, Abandonment, Adoption and Foster Care, Attachment Issues, Avoidant Personality, Blended Family Issues, Body Image, Caregiver Issues and Stress, Codependency, Commitment Issues, Communication Problems, Control Issues, Coping with Natural or Human-Caused Disaster, Divorce and Separation, Drug and Alcohol Addiction, Expats, Family of Origin Issues, Family Problems, Fatherhood Issues, First Responder Issues, Forgiveness, Guilt and Shame, Immigration Issues, Impulsivity, Infidelity, Isolation/Loneliness, Jealousy, Life Purpose, Military and Veterans Issues, Mood Disorders, Multicultural Concerns, Obsessions, Compulsions, and OCD, Panic Disorder and Panic Attacks, Polyamory / Nonmonogamous Relationships, Postpartum Depression, Post-traumatic Stress, Pregnancy and Childbirth, Prejudice and Discrimination, Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD), Self-Love, Social Anxiety and Phobia, Women's Issues, Workplace Issues, Young Adult Issues

Clinical approaches: Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Attachment-Based Therapy, Client-Centered Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Emotionally-Focused Therapy (EFT), Existential Therapy, Mindfulness Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, Narrative Therapy, Psychodynamic Therapy, Solution-Focused Therapy, Trauma-Focused Therapy

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These quotes represent just a few of the many positive reviews that we have received for Dr. Launa Duffy. We don't pay anyone to provide their review and they are all made voluntarily. Some people's experience receiving therapy with BetterHelp might be different.

Literally the queen of mental health

Written on Jan 06, 2023 after therapy with Launa for 5 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, and self esteem

Dr Duffy is extremely understanding and helpful. She can pin point the issues I want to work on from my mumblings. I feel lucky to have her help

Written on Dec 29, 2022 after therapy with Launa for 6 months on issues concerning stress, anxiety, self esteem, career difficulties, and coping with life changes

Dr. Duffy is very relatable, easy to talk to and gives me practical tools to deal with different challenges in my relationships.

Written on Oct 25, 2022 after therapy with Launa for 2 months on issues concerning stress, anxiety, relationship issues, parenting issues, and anger management

Dr. Duffy is such a wonderful therapist! She has a lot of insight and is a great listener. When I ask her for practical tips and advice she always comes through. If all therapists were like this, everyone would want to be in therapy,

Written on Oct 23, 2022 after therapy with Launa for 4 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, trauma and abuse, and coping with life changes

Dr. Duffy has been my favorite therapist on BetterHelp! She is very supportive and provides me with tools and solutions that are relevant to what I am going through! Dr. Duffy has been the only therapist on BetterHelp that makes me leave the session feeling stronger and more capable to tackle the issues that are thrown my way. I really appreciate her and feel privileged to be working with her.

Written on Jun 22, 2022 after therapy with Launa for 1 week on issues concerning stress, anxiety, lgbt, relationship issues, trauma and abuse, coping with life changes, and compassion fatigue