LAURA BOWEN, MA, LPC-S, MAC
Laura Bowen has been working in the field of mental health and addiction since 1998. She began her work in counseling after receiving her Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resource Management from the University of Texas, Dallas. “I became passionate about the work I was doing when I saw how much people’s lives improved when they found their path.” She sought further education and obtained a Master’s degree in Counseling from Amberton University. She is a Licensed Professional Counselor and Master Addiction Counselor. Her experience in Mental Health began with her work with adolescents and families. She went on to work all populations and developed a passion for working in recovery after experiencing her own tragic loss. This drove her to develop her skills and training in trauma work and addiction treatment. Laura has additional training and experience in Psychodrama, Expressive Art Therapy, EMDR, as well as CBT and DBT. Laura was born and raised in California but traveled and lived in several countries as her family served in the Foreign Services. She believes that this background enables her to relate to a variety of cultures. Laura has worked in many different settings; inpatient, outpatient, residential treatment and private practice. She has held positions as Clinical Director, Clinician, Manager and Business Developer, in both California and Texas. She enjoys combining her human resource management background with her clinical skill set; this combined with her diverse cultural background opened doors for her to work with executives, athletes, musicians, and performers. Laura uses a client centered multi modal approach in her work with clients.