Bachelor of Arts (Social Sciences)
Bachelor of Social Work
Laura Prior is an accomplished counsellor with over 17 years’ experience. She is a member of the Australian Association of Social Workers and has worked in a diverse range of settings. Laura has extensive experience working with a broad range of client concerns and she enjoys using her skills to work with adolescents, adults, couples and families.
Laura has a warm and compassionate approach, providing a safe and non-judgemental environment for counselling. She understands that every person’s experience of life is uniquely complex and helps her clients explore their issues of concern while considering the whole person in their context. Laura engages well with clients and empowers them with self-awareness skills, understanding, practical strategies, and a sense of hope. Laura is passionate about valuing people and assisting them to work towards improving well-being, relationships and achieving positive life change.
Laura tailors each session to the needs of the individual, drawing on counselling models including: Cognitive-Behavioural Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, Solution-Focused Therapy, Strengths Based Therapy, Mindfulness and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy.
Laura Prior has appointments available in the following location: Mulgrave
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