Laura Woods

(MA, LPC, LCDC-I)

About Me

“It is not a lack of love, but a lack of friendship that makes unhappy marriages.” ...

Unresolved negative emotions paired with bad habits can create enemies out of the best of friends. Whether you'd rate your marriage a 0 or a 10 there's always room for improving your marriage and you have come to the right place.

Welcome to Regain.

My name is Laura Woods and I am a Licensed Professional Counselor. I currently live in Cleburne, Texas with my husband, two sons, dog and cat. I am very, very down to earth so please know I already accept you as you are including all the not to pretty stuff life has thrown at your marriage. I received a Bachelor's of Science degree in Psychology from Kansas State University and a Master of Arts in Counseling from Dallas Theological Seminary. I am trained in EMDR, TF-CBT and REBT as well as solution focused modalities. I have worked in the mental health field for 10 years including jails, psychiatric hospitals and rehabilitation facilities. For this reason, I can come alongside you and handle your pain without shock, fear or judgement. Plus, I am the first to admit that I have some of the same struggles but through counseling have learned to "struggle well" and you can too. I currently counsel couples who are struggling with all sorts of marriage issues including communication problems, financial stress, cheating, pornography addiction, anger issues, unresolved resentments, intimacy issues, unresolved trauma and so on. I provide counseling services in a safe, nurturing environment, and sometimes even fun environment where clients feel comfortable talking openly about their stress and challenges. I want you to feel comfortable being you, please do not hold anything back. Counseling is tough, but this is the place where you talk about the hard stuff. Also, If you cuss, then cuss, it won't phase me one bit as I know it's a true expression of emotions. I welcome the work of improving other's ability to cope and hope to empower clients to live more freely and express themselves more effectively. I am a solution focused, direct, "straight shooter" but I realize healing is a delicate process. I look forward to see what healing brings to your life.

Areas of Focus:

-Communication
-Physical and Sexual Intimacy
-Compatibility
-Pre-marital Counseling
-Infidelity
-Unresolved Feelings of Resentment
-Financial Struggles
-Pornography
-Loneliness
-Parenting differences
-Depression
-Anxiety
-Anger
-Unresolved Sexual Trauma
-Psychoeducation on Emotional Intimacy





Laura's Counseling Modalities:
EMDR
Solution Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
Rational Emotive Behavioral Therapy
Logotherapy
Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy


Specialties

  • Stress, Anxiety
  • Addictions
  • Trauma and abuse
  • Anger management
  • Depression

I also have experience in LGBT, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Grief, Intimacy-related issues, Eating disorders, Sleeping disorders, Parenting issues, Self esteem, Career difficulties, Bipolar disorder, Coping with life changes, Compassion fatigue, ADHD

Years of Experience: 5

Services Offered


  • Messaging

  • Phone

  • Video

Licensing

LPC #78684 (Expires: 2021-03-31)


Reviews

Written by R.Y. on Jan 28, 2020 after counseling with Laura for 2 weeks on issues concerning relationship

Laura is VERY accessible and easy to talk to. She is insightful and has some good tools to share with me/us.