She/Her/HersLicensed Clinical Social Worker, LCSW Specialties • Insurance & Fees • Locations
Laura Trapani is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker located in Denver, CO. Laura enjoys working with young adults and adults who face challenges when dealing with anxiety or depression, particularly the symptoms that develop as a result of trauma or life stressors. Sometimes, Laura’s clients feel overwhelmed by emotions like fear, anger, sadness, or loneliness. She also works with parents or those experiencing postpartum mental health issues.
Laura is a behavior-centered therapist who believes that the mind can be a powerful tool to use when working towards overall well-being. While actively listening to clients, she gently offers different perspectives to consider, which can then lead to big changes in mood. Laura’s approach to therapy brings together Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), and Internal Family Systems therapy. Clients learn how to better manage distressing emotions through the use of coping strategies
Laura earned a Master’s degree in Social Work from the University of Illinois Chicago. Her sessions are collaborative and she draws from her extensive experience working with young people, parents, and families to overcome barriers to healthy, engaging lives.
Anxiety - Coping with excessive worry, nervousness, or stress; intense discomfort in social settings (social anxiety); sudden and intense feelings of panic (panic disorder)
College & graduate student mental health - Specialized strategies for common issues of young adulthood, including school and career stressors, support around healthy relationships, existential concerns, drug or alcohol issues, eating disorders, and anxiety and/or depression.
Depression - Providing support and promoting healing of hopelessness, low motivation and energy, sadness, irritability, sleep disturbance, and loss of interest and pleasure in life
Medical professionals' mental health - Support navigating work-related expectations and stress; addressing issues of burnout, hierarchical pressures, and vicarious trauma
Pregnancy, perinatal, postpartum mental health - Addressing issues specific to women and families during the pregnancy and postpartum period, including postpartum depression and anxiety
Transition to new parenthood - Working with parents as they adjust to new parenthood
Years of Experience: 11 years
University of Illinois, MSW, 2012
Rollins College, Bachelors of Arts, 2006