Laura Baker (She/Her and They/Them)

MI28784

I am a marriage and family therapist intern specializing in trauma, working with youth and folks in my LGBTQIA+ community, and sex therapy.

Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist Intern in Reno, NV
Supervised by Natalie Sanchez MFT #01141

  • Free Initial Consultation
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Services
  • Individual
  • Couples
  • Family
  • Adolescent/Teen
  • Group

About My Clients

The world in which we live is a tangled web of difficulty, oppression, joy, and beauty, and I work with clients to explore these nuances in therapy. Many of my clients are innovative survivors of oppression, abuse, and harm, while others are coping with climate grief and building resilience in the face of uncertainty. I honor my clients' creative strategies for coping with our challenging world and emphasize their many strengths during therapy. I work with clients to explore their positionality

My Background and Approach

‚ÄčI received my Masters Degree in Counseling with a specialization in Community Mental Health from the California Institute of Integral Studies. Additionally, I am currently enrolled in an AASECT-approved Sex Therapy Certificate program. In my practice, I incorporate therapeutic art, narrative therapy, humanistic, client-centered, psychodynamic, relational, and CBT/DBT techniques. I work in a non-hierarchical and dynamic way, incorporating an eclectic mix of techniques. My work is deeply rooted in social justice and theories of liberation. I have training in trauma therapy and enjoy working with folks in my LGBTQIA+ community. I additionally provide therapy relating to sexuality, identity, and expansive relationships.

My Personal Beliefs and Interests

I am a member of the LGBTQIA+ community and advocacy and activism are an integral part of my therapeutic work. I provide consultation on best practices for inclusion and support of LGBTQIA+ folks to therapists and organizations.

I offer online counseling in the following states:

At A Glance

  • Experience: 3 years of practice
  • Languages: English
  • Rate: $130 - 170/session

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