Laura Prado, PsyD
Dr. Laura Prado works with adolescents (15+), adults, older adults (65+), and couples. Her areas of interest include trauma, eating disorders, mood disorders, and existential concerns. She uses Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Attachment-based Therapy, Behavioral Therapy, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT), Mindfulness, Trauma Focused CBT, Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR), and Somatic Experiencing (SE) in her practice.
More specifically, Dr. Prado specializes in acute and chronic PTSD and complex PTSD; attachment trauma, spiritual trauma, and intergenerational trauma; stressor-related disorders; the stress-disease connection; psycho-oncology; food restrictions; depression and anxiety; life transitions; identity development; immigrant concerns; interpersonal challenges; spiritual concerns; death anxiety; faith deconstruction and reconstruction; and climate distress (eco-anxiety, eco-grief). Dr. Prado takes a holistic (mind-body-spirit) approach to therapy and believes that the therapeutic relationship is a primary vehicle for healing. She is influenced by psychodynamic, humanistic, narrative, polyvagal, expressive, and relational approaches to therapy.