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Laurie Spenik, LISW

Stress, Anxiety Addictions Trauma, Abuse Grief Depression
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About me

I am licensed in Ohio with over 6 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, coping with addictions, trauma and abuse, & coping with grief and loss. I believe that you are the expert of your story and that you have many strengths that will assist you in overcoming things that challenge you. 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

7yrs in practice
Stress, Anxiety Addictions Trauma, Abuse Grief Depression

Additional areas of focus: Anger management, Self esteem, Abandonment, Attachment issues, Avoidant Personality, Blended Family Issues, Caregiver issues and stress, Codependency, Commitment Issues, Communication problems, Control issues, Coping with Natural or Human-Caused Disaster, Dissociation, Divorce and separation, Domestic Violence, Drug and Alcohol Addiction, Family of Origin Issues, Family Problems, First Responder Issues, Hoarding, Impulsivity, Infidelity, Jealousy, Midlife crisis, Military and Veterans Issues, Mood disorders , Obsessions, Compulsions, and OCD, Panic disorder and panic attacks, Personality Disorders, Phobias, Post-traumatic stress, Process addiction (porn, exercise, gambling), Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD), Self-Harm, Sexual Assault and Abuse, Social anxiety and phobia, Traumatic Brain Injury, Women's issues

Clinical approaches: Client-Centered Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR), Mindfulness Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, Solution-Focused Therapy, Trauma-Focused Therapy, Internal Family Systems

Services offered

Live Chat

License information

OH LISW I.1901661-SUPV


These quotes represent just a few of the many positive reviews that we have received for Laurie Spenik. 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.

She is just wonderful. Can’t say enough good things about her.

Written on Apr 03, 2023 after therapy with Laurie for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, and family conflicts

I really like having someone to talk to.

Written on Mar 18, 2023 after therapy with Laurie for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, and grief

Laurie is easy to talk to, made me very comfortable to share my situation. Thank you!

Written on Mar 10, 2023 after therapy with Laurie for 3 weeks on issues concerning stress, anxiety, addictions, relationship issues, parenting issues, and anger management

I met with Laurie by phone once, and was immediately impressed. She and I have a rapport that works great and communicate very well. Outstanding job finding a match that works well for me. I highly recommend Laurie!

Written on Mar 03, 2023 after therapy with Laurie for 2 weeks on issues concerning family conflicts, trauma and abuse, parenting issues, self esteem, career difficulties, coping with life changes, coaching, compassion fatigue, and adhd