Family Counseling & Psychology Center
2485 Tech Drive, Bettendorf, IA. 52722
Phone: 563.355.1611 | Fax: 563.355.6617

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Laura Stephens, LISW

Laura Stephens, LISW

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Laura is a Licensed Independent Social Worker in the state of Iowa and a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in the state of Illinois. She received her BA in social work from the University of Iowa and her Master of Social Work degree from Tulane University in New Orleans, LA. She has 10 years of clinical experience working with children, adolescents, adults and families in a variety of settings. Laura completed several master's level clinical internships which included school based clinical services, adolescent in-patient mental health services within a psychiatric hospital, and services provided by the child abuse council. Since then she has provided clinical therapy services in community based settings, school based settings and her current private practice office setting with Family Counseling and Psychology Center. She is also a member of the National Association of Social Workers.

Specialties:

Laura specializes in working with individuals of all ages experiencing difficulties including child and adolescent emotional and or behavioral issues, peer related problems, difficulties with self-esteem and self concept, depression, grief and loss, adjustment issues, anxiety, issues related to anger management and coping skills as well as attachment issues. She also serves individuals who have experienced trauma including physical, sexual or emotional abuse and neglect. In addition she works with families in therapy to foster more positive relationships, build better communication, and support healthy and appropriate parenting practices to overall improve family functioning.