Laurie  Parsons

Laurie Parsons

She/Her/Hers

Licensed Master Social Worker, LMSW Practice: Resilience Lab Specialties Insurance & Fees Locations
New Jersey Accepting Online

Please note that at this time, I'm unable to accept Medicare or Medicaid plans.

Updated January 31, 2024

Specialties & Expertise

  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Drug addiction & abuse
  • Loss, grief, and bereavement
  • Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Burnout

Professional statement

Laurie works with her clients to give them the skills and confidence needed to navigate their emotions and manage them in real time. She takes on a client centered, trauma informed approach to healing through the use of different techniques that are focused on your unique goals and challenges.


Message to clients

I am dedicated to those I work with and will challenge your ways of thinking so you can see other perspectives. I utilize different techniques that will help you reframe your negative and unhelpful ways of thinking into positive thoughts, and give you the skills you need to be fully in control of your emotions.


Specialties

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

Drug addiction & abuse - Tolerating emotional discomfort; reducing or eliminating reliance on drugs; development of new coping mechanisms for stress and suffering.

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

Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) - Healing painful experiences and memories from the past

Burnout - Managing and recovering from stressors that lead to feelings of decreased motivation and disconnection from the self; practicing effective self-care and finding ways to relax both physically and mentally




Clientele

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

Insurance

  • Aetna
  • Aetna International
  • Aetna Student Health Insurance
  • All Savers Insurance Company
  • Allied Benefit Systems
  • Cigna
  • Golden Rule Insurance Company
  • Harvard Pilgrim
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Meritain Health
  • New School Student Insurance (United Healthcare Student Resources)
  • Nippon Life Benefits
  • Optum
  • Oxford Health Plans
  • Surest (formerly Bind)
  • Trustmark
  • Tufts Health Plan
  • UMR
  • United Healthcare
  • United Healthcare Shared Services
  • University of California Berkeley Student Health Insurance (Wellfleet Student)
  • Wellfleet

Out-of-pocket fees

  • Individual sessions: $150 (60min)
  • Sliding scale: $100 - $150

Location(s)

Online Sessions (New Jersey)
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 10am - 5pm
  • Wed 10am - 5pm
  • Thu 10am - 5pm
  • Fri 9am - 3pm
  • Sat Closed
  • Sun Closed

Work and Education

Years of Experience: 5 years

Resilience Lab, Therapist, 2023 - Present

Rutgers University, Masters, 2022


Licensure

New Jersey: 44SL06865900


Languages

English