Laura Carmody, Therapist in Georgia — Zencare
Laura  Carmody
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Laura Carmody

She/Her/Hers

Licensed Clinical Social Worker, LCSW
Georgia Accepting Online

I am available for client sessions on weekday afternoons and provide online therapy through an encrypted video platform.

Updated November 14, 2022

Specialties & Expertise

  • Caregiver stress & support
  • Communication issues
  • Family issues
  • Loss, grief, and bereavement
  • Relationship issues
  • Dating

Professional statement

Laura Carmody is a licensed therapist based in Atlanta, GA who provides online therapy services for clients living anywhere in the state of Georgia. She provides individual one-on-one therapy services for young adults, adults, and older adults clients. She specializes in grief and loss (particularly related to cancer diagnoses), and issues with relationships, self-esteem, perfectionism, life transitions, gender identity, sexual identity, anxiety, and depression. She is trauma-informed in her approach, and plans to receive trauma treatment training in the very near future. Laura is a proud ally of the LGBTQIA+ community.

Laura approaches client problems holistically, and understands that individuals are comprised of multiple layers. She provides non-judgmental compassionate client care, and welcomes diversity of race, ethnicity, age, religion, sexual orientation, or gender identity.

She is currently accepting new clients.

In her spare time, Laura loves spending time with friends and family. She loves to play with her dogs and cats, and volunteers regularly at a local animal shelter. She loves the diversity that the city brings. She feels privileged to be a therapist.


Message to clients

Clicking on my profile is the first step to healing, and I'm so glad you did. I strongly believe in the power of therapy to support and empower those who are struggling in the areas of relationships, self-esteem, grief and loss, gender identity, sexual orientation, anxiety, depression, perfectionism, and whatever else is holding you back from being your best self. With your collaboration, we can increase your insight into what is making you feel stuck, hurt, or burdened, increase your self-esteem, and more; there are no limits.

I am here for you and would be honored and privileged to walk with you alongside your emotional well journey. I know that healing is possible. I can't wait to meet you.


Specialties

Caregiver stress & support - Coping with anxiety, stress, fatigue, and burnout related to caring for a loved one; balancing the needs of others with one's own needs and health

Communication issues - Developing effective interpersonal skills in relationships withpartners, families, and co-workers; using healthy methods of communication to convey needs and respond to others

Family issues - Promoting communication and supporting family members to address challenges and reduce conflict and distress

Loss, grief, and bereavement - Emotionally preparing for the anticipated passing of a loved one; managing feelings and reactions to a death or loss of significance; support during the process of healing and acceptance

Relationship issues - Understanding one’s wants and needs in relationships; exploring patterns of interaction, addressing concerns, and strengthening satisfaction in relationships and dating

Dating - Exploring one’s thoughts and beliefs about dating and the values that one brings into the dating world; processing through the ups and downs of meeting new people and starting or ending relationships




Clientele

  • Adults (24+)
  • Seniors (65+)
  • Young adults (18-24)

Insurance

Laura Carmody is not in-network with any insurances.

Read about the benefits of seeing an out-of-network provider here.


Out-of-pocket fees

  • Individual sessions: $150 (55min)

Location(s)

Online Sessions (Georgia)
Accepting new clients online
Currently Available Times
  • Morning (Before 10am)
  • Daytime (10am - 1pm)
  • Afternoon (1pm - 5pm)
  • Evening (After 5pm)
  • Weekends
Regular Hours
  • Mon Closed
  • Tue 12pm-4pm
  • Wed 12pm-4pm
  • Thu 12pm-4pm
  • Fri 12pm-4pm
  • Sat Closed
  • Sun Closed

Work and Education

Years of Experience: 12 years

Carmody Counseling, LLC, Therapist, 2021 - Present
BetterHelp, Therapist, 2021 - 2022
AID Atlanta, Medical Case Manager, 2010 - 2015
Tangu, Inc., Substance Abuse and Mental Health Therapist, 2010 - 2010

University of Georgia, Masters in Social Work, 2010
Presbyterian College, Bachelors in Science, 2007


Licensure

Georgia: CSW006784


Languages

English