Anxiety,Family Issues,PTSD (Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder),Stress Management,Grief (Loss),Anger Management
Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR),Trauma Focused,Cognitive Processing (CPT),Compassion Focused,Family/Marital,Motivational Interviewing,Emotionally Focused, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
Hello, my name is Laura Seigel.
I received my Bachelor and Master of Social Work degrees from Florida International University. This is what qualifies me on a professional level to do this work. However, it is truly my personal journey with grief that makes me uniquely equipped to serve those healing through grief and traumatic loss. On a personal level, in order to cope with grief that touched my life in such a heartbreaking way, I searched but did not find a book or any other resources that spoke to my specific type of loss and circumstances. This led to many years of personal and professional study on the topic of healing through grief and loss, leading to my current work and to the process of a book I am writing designed to assist others who have endured similar suffering. While developing my book, I was provided with the necessary clarity, guidance, lessons and compassion that enables me to guide others who are going through the grief process.
More recently, I am in the process of getting certified as an EMDR therapist, and I also attended the 2022 Grief Summit. I am always in the learning process... reading and learning all the time about trauma and grief so that I can be the best Grief Counselor I can be for all of my clients. I am trained in both Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and Cognitive Processing Therapy.
For those Spanish-speaking clients who only need a little help with their English, please note that I am conversant in Spanish. Last but not least, I am also seeing clients with intellectual and developmental disabilities who can benefit from my trainings and experiences.
Degree: Master of Social Work
Official University Name: Florida International University
Dates: 01/1991 - 12/1992