Laura Laidlaw




Laura Laidlaw is a licensed Professional Canadian Counsellor. Laura has over seven years of experience in Clinical Counselling Roles (including three different Addiction Residential Treatment Centres). Laura’s education includes an undergrad in Psychology, a post bachelor diploma in Mental Health and Addiction, and most recently, a master’s degree in counselling psychology (Honours).

Laura is passionate in helping a wide range of individuals including: ASD, people with different physical abilities, youth (16+), seniors, First Responders, Queer, and Indigenous peoples.

Laura can help with:

  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Grief and Loss
  • Trauma
  • Struggles with self-esteem
  • Negative Self-talk
  • Emotional Dysregulation
  • LQBTQ+
  • Self-harm
  • Suicide Ideation

Laura is also passionate with supporting individuals who may be struggling with:

  • Autism (teen & adults)
  • All forms of substance abuse and co-occurring illnesses
  • Living with Addiction
  • Supporting Adult Children of Dysfunctional Families
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Everyone has their own unique journey, and sometimes that may include challenges that may be difficult to navigate on our own. Laura is dedicated to creating a safe, respectful, and comfortable environment where we can explore those challenges.

Laura believes in creating realistic goals that are long lasting, and that inspire a sense of enlightenment and hope for one’s future journey. Using a broad range of interventions to meet an individual’s needs, the hope is to assist individuals in feeling empowered, while also creating healthier coping mechanisms in their daily lives.

During Laura’s free time she enjoys travelling, painting, spending time with her three dogs, and exploring nature.

Approaches and Modalities

  • Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT)
  • Solution Focused Therapy
  • Person Centered Therapy
  • Strength Based Therapy
  • Accelerated Resolution Therapy (ART)
  • Motivational Interviewing (MI)
  • Trauma Informed Therapy
  • Somatic Therapies
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6 week EmpowerHER Woman & Alcohol class

Facilitated by Laura


The group teaches skills across: coping strategies, navigating stress, communication, emotional wellbeing, boundaries, and support. 

This group is ideal for woman who struggle with that extra glass of wine or other substances becoming your go-to coping mechanism in the face of the challenges you face every day. Juggling the many demands of work, motherhood, marriage, friends and trying to find a little time for yourself can take its toll, and sometimes, that glass of wine or substance offers temporary relief.

If you are struggling with the following our 6 week EmpowerHER Class can help:

Feeling like your emotions are out of control.

Navigate your stress.

Prioritize your self-care.

Depression and/or anxiety.

Setting Boundaries.

Frequent ups and downs in your relationships.

Problems with conflict in your relationship.

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