Laura  Otton
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Laura Otton

She/Her/Hers

Licensed Clinical Social Worker, LCSW Certification in Perinatal Mental Health, PMH-C Specialties Insurance & Fees Locations
New York Accepting Online
Updated November 24, 2023

Specialties & Expertise

  • Postpartum depression
  • Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD)
  • Trauma
  • Anxiety
  • Depression

Professional statement

Laura Otton is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker specializing in maternal mental health, anxiety, depression, and trauma. She loves working with pregnant and new mothers during one of life's greatest but most difficult transitions. Her background is working with young adults struggling with anxiety, depression, and the lasting effects of trauma. She provides Telehealth appointments at this time.

Laura's practice incorporates Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) techniques, trauma-informed care, mindfulness, and strength-based perspectives to support client's personal growth. This translates to healthier self-concepts, stronger self-esteem and confidence, and more balanced, fulfilling relationships.

Those who work with Laura consistently provide feedback that she is warm, caring, and an effective therapist. She looks forward to meeting with you soon to begin the journey to wellness!


Message to clients

When you are struggling with current or past difficulties, challenges, and overwhelming feelings, you deserve to have a space that is kind, caring, and non-judgmental. I know that the best environment for therapy is one that is safe and supportive of each person to grow into their unique potential. By using evidence-based practices and creating clear goals, I provide an effective therapeutic space to help each person learn healthy coping strategies, build self-awareness, and grow the confidence they need to feel better in all aspects of their lives.


Specialties

Postpartum depression - Coping with persistent feelings of sadness, exhaustion, and/or being overwhelmed after the birth of a child; developing strategies for more positive thought patterns and behaviors

Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) - Reducing unwanted intrusive thoughts and rituals by gradually building comfort and confidence facing difficult fears, thoughts, and emotions

Trauma - Coping and healing after threatening or scary events, such as witnessing accidents or experiencing sexual, verbal, emotional, or physical abuse

Anxiety - Coping with excessive worry, nervousness, or stress; intense discomfort in social settings (social anxiety); sudden and intense feelings of panic (panic disorder)

Depression - Providing support and promoting healing of hopelessness, low motivation and energy, sadness, irritability, sleep disturbance, and loss of interest and pleasure in life




Clientele

  • Adults (24+)
  • Couples
  • Parents
  • Young adults (18-24)

Insurance

Laura Otton 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: $200 (50min)
  • Couples sessions: $275 (60min)

Additional session information

Out-of-network billing options

This provider can support you in getting reimbursement from your insurance company if you are seeking out-of-network reimbursement. Here are the out-of-network billing options they provide:

  • Super billing
Payment options
  • Cash
  • Credit Card
  • Debit Card
  • Venmo
  • Zelle
Session frequency

Frequency of sessions this provider offers to see clients once you are an established client.

  • Weekly
  • Monthly
  • Every other week
  • Every other month
  • Multiple times a week
  • As needed

Location(s)

Online Sessions (New York)
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 8:30am-3pm
  • Wed 8:30am-8pm
  • Thu 11:45am-2:45pm
  • Fri 8:30am-3:00pm
  • Sat Closed
  • Sun Closed

Work and Education

Years of Experience: 14 years

Private Practice, 2019 - Present
Community Mental Health Clinic, 2014 - 2019

New York University, MSW, 2010
The College of William & Mary, BA in Psychology, 2008


Licensure

New York: 081156


Languages

English