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Laura Smigielski, LPC

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

I'm a licensed professional counselor (LPC) in Michigan since 1994 with over 20+ years of professional work experience. I'm empathetic, sincere, and supportive. I work exclusively with female clients on various womens issues.

I specialize in helping clients with stress and anxiety, relationship issues, coping with grief and loss, coping with life changes, and mild depression. Also, I can help those experiencing loneliness, who may be new to the dating field or struggling with dating and/or relationship concerns or self esteem/confidence issues.

Another area of expertise is working with individuals who are caregivers for their aging parents. caregiver stress/dealing with aging parents, trying to figure out caregiving options/understand differences between independent living, assisted living and nursing home care and how todealwithdifficult behaviors/dementia.

I work with my clients to create an open and safe environment where thoughts and feelings can be shared without fear of judgment. Life can be tough-let's talk about it-I'm here to help you succeed and be happy!

Professional experience

24yrs in practice
Stress, Anxiety Relationships Self esteem, Motivation Career difficulties Coping with life changes

Additional areas of focus: Grief, Depression, Coaching, Compassion fatigue, Aging and Geriatric Issues, Body image, Cancer, Caregiver issues and stress, Chronic pain illness and disability, Co-morbidity, Commitment Issues, Communication problems, Control issues, Family Problems, First Responder Issues, Forgiveness, Guilt and shame, Hoarding, Hospice and End of Life Counseling, Isolation / loneliness, Jealousy, Life purpose, Midlife crisis, Mood disorders , Panic disorder and panic attacks, Post-traumatic stress, Social anxiety and phobia, Women's issues, Workplace issues

Clinical approaches: Client-Centered Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Motivational Interviewing, Trauma-Focused Therapy

Services offered

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License information

MI LPC 6401005832