Laura Ampleman, M.Ed., LPC
Laura Ampleman is a licensed professional counselor in the state of Missouri. Laura received her undergraduate degree in Education at the University of Missouri-St. Louis. She received her Graduate degree in Counseling at South Dakota State University and has over 20 years of counseling experience. Laura is a former teacher and school counselor. Laura is passionate about her work with children, adolescents, couples, and families. Laura believes that all individuals can reach their God-given potential when they are empowered with the tools to heal.
Laura utilizes a multi-disciplinary approach, applying a variety of evidence-based practices, including: Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, Person-Centered Therapy, Play Therapy, Gottman Couples Therapy, Brainwise, and Virtue-Based Restorative practices.
Laura’s experience includes, but is not limited to:
- Women’s health and wellness across the lifespan
- Boundary and relationship issues
- Special needs populations
- Attention Deficit Disorder
- Childhood trauma
- High-functioning autism
- Adolescent transitions
- Military Separation and transition to civilian life
Laura has led social skills groups, groups for children of divorce, and coping skills groups for teens. Laura has worked as a consultant to school staff by providing intervention strategies for behavior management.
Laura’s professional memberships include: The American Counseling Association, the American School Counselor Association, and the International Association of Marriage and Family Therapy.
Comments from a parent receiving Laura’s services: “She was reassuring to my needs as a Mother, open to the needs of my child, and quick to see how bright, funny, and special he is. Most importantly, she is sincere in her desire to do what is best for the child, above all. I do not hesitate in recommending her counseling services for your child or family.”