LAURA RAIFORD, LPC-A
Laura earned a Bachelor of Arts in Interdisciplinary Studies from the University of South Carolina with a focus on early childhood education, and a Masters in Christian Counseling from Gordon Conwell Theological Seminary-Charlotte. She is able to employ widely accepted and evidenced-based practices couched in a biblical worldview. She has experience working in church and school-based settings counseling adults, children and families in a variety of areas including anxiety, autism, grief, ADHD, family and attachment issues, and trauma. Laura employs a client-centered, eclectic approach with a strong use of experiential modalities (particularly play and art/creative therapies), and has a special interest in working with trauma. She enjoys helping children develop emotional insight and strengthening abilities to advocate for their emotional needs, as well as partnering with families to facilitate growth and awareness as paths to healing. Laura is currently a member of the American Counseling Association and is a Nationally Certified Counselor (NCC).
While not a native, Laura has happily called the Greenville area home for the past 6 years. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her family and friends, unwinding at the beach, watching baseball games and movies, reading great books, and spending time outdoors.
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