Laura Cabanillas, LPCC, LMHC, NCC, CEDS
Laura Sabin Cabanillas is a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor in CA and a Licensed Mental Health Counselor in WA, as well as a Certified Eating Disorder Specialist, and a National Certified Counselor. She also holds certifications as a Crisis Response Therapist and a Domestic Violence Victim Advocate. She received her Bachelor’s in Journalism/Public Relations and her Master’s in Counseling at Northern Arizona University. Her clinical expertise is in treating eating disorders, depression, anxiety, trauma, existential crisis, spirituality, and grief & loss. She has worked in outpatient clinical settings, as well as residential, partial hospitalization, and intensive outpatient eating disorder, and mood & anxiety treatment programs. Her background is a unique composite of skills that includes broadcast and written journalism, motivational speaking, clinical mental health work, collegiate education, program marketing, and professional relations development. She is the published author of two books, and more than 20 short stories and articles, and is an active blogger. Laura’s work in largely influenced by her strongest core belief that all human beings were created for connection, and that behavior is largely motivated by our innate drive to connect – to love and be loved.