LAURA FERGUSON

Laura Ferguson
Counselor

laura@newhopeindianapolis.org

Master of Arts in Counseling (MA), Western Seminary
Licensed Mental Health Counselor (LMHC)

Laura believes that people are communal beings who experience healing through others. Because of this, she cultivates strong client relationships, which are vital for recovery. She believes that individuals need to be balanced between family, work and community, and she strives to help individuals become more connected in all these spheres. She seeks to understand and help the client to clarify his/her values, prioritize goals, and set healthy boundaries in life.

Counseling Areas
• Adult individuals
• Seniors

Areas of Focus
• Addiction
• Anxiety
• Body image/weight loss and management
• Co-dependency
• Depression
• Grief
• Life transitions and adjustments
• Marital and relationship issues
• Obsessive compulsive disorder
• Postpartum issues

• Sexual issues
• Spiritual/faith issues

Training/Experience
• Community mental health
• Group and individual counseling for postpartum mothers
• Private practice
• Teaching mental health and wellness classes for hospital patients
• Working with adolescents in a county juvenile detention center