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I work with individuals to relieve anxiety, improve focus, and help unlock personal achievement.

Hi, I'm Laura Smith.

I have 20 years of experience treating individuals in the Washington, D.C. area.

I am a licensed marriage and family therapist, a licensed mental health counselor, and a qualified counselor supervisor in theDistrict of Columbia.

I have a Doctorate in Counselor Education and Supervision, a Master’s in Mental Health Counseling, and a certificate in marriage and family therapy.


Below are a few areas of specialty that I work in. I specialize in marriage and family therapy, but also have comprehensive expertise in depression, anxiety, substance abuse, PTSD, and eating disorders.

Click Services at the top of the page to learn more.

My greatest reward as a therapist is being able to help individuals, families, and couples make changes in their lives that help them grow.

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