Laura Firestone is a licensed psychotherapist (MFC # 49161) with a private practice in Pacific Heights. She offers individual, couples and family therapy. Laura works with a broad spectrum of issues including anxiety, depression, relationship issues, stress, life transitions, family crisis, grief or loss and trauma.
Laura has over 7 years experience as a clinician. She studied at Northwestern University receiving a MS in Marriage Family Therapy. Prior to this, she received her undergraduate degree at University of California, Davis and received a MA in Psychology. She has worked in several settings and with different demographics including community outpatient clinic, school based and an adult/adolescent substance abuse program.
Laura brings curiosity, intelligence, compassion, and humor alongside a practical approach, so issues can be explored and understood together. She draws on her knowledge of a variety of approaches in a thoughtful and dynamic way including evidenced based techniques, mindfulness, psychodynamic and family systems to integrate techniques that will be most helpful for each client to get on the road to healing and development.
Through her work, Laura has witnessed client’s obtain significant changes that lead to growth, fulfillment and a higher level of happiness.