Laura Hutchins

LPC, LCAS
Licensed Professional Counselor
5 years in practice

About Laura Hutchins

I am a therapist serving North Carolina with online therapy. I offer video, live chat, and messaging. You decide which modality you need - any or all - and work with me at your convenience.

I have a Master’s Degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling. I am a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) and Licensed Clinical Addictions Specialist (LCAS) in North Carolina. I have experience working in private practice, school, and agency settings.

I have worked with clients of all ages and from various backgrounds who have struggled with issues such as addiction, anxiety, depression, ADHD, ODD, self-harm, suicidal ideation, trauma, and LGBTQIA+ concerns. I am very open-minded and I ensure that I provide a safe space for every person I work with.

My counseling style is open and individualized. I incorporate various treatment approaches into counseling, such as cognitive behavioral therapy, solution focused therapy, and motivational interviewing. I believe that each person knows them self better than anyone else and therefore use person-centered therapy as a solid foundation. Through the help of this type of counseling, clients can work to develop their own perspective of problem solving, and be empowered to make the changes needed in order to accomplish their goals.

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Finding the right therapist for you may take time - or you may find one the first try. Two important things to think about when first finding a therapist are “do I feel safe?” and “do I feel heard?” The first time seeing a therapist can be anxiety provoking. It may be uncomfortable. Unless there are... more

The information above is intended as general information...  (more)The information above is intended as general information based on minimal information, and does not constitute health care advice. This information does not constitute communication with a counselor/therapist nor does it create a therapist-client relationship nor any of the privileges that relationship may provide. If you are currently feeling suicidal or are in crisis, call 911 or proceed to your local emergency room.

I think you have a lot of insight into what’s going on - being able to pinpoint the issue you’re facing and describe the responses it evokes. It sounds like you may be dealing with social anxiety and it may be beneficial to talk to a professional counselor about this. A therapist can help you... more

The information above is intended as general information...  (more)The information above is intended as general information based on minimal information, and does not constitute health care advice. This information does not constitute communication with a counselor/therapist nor does it create a therapist-client relationship nor any of the privileges that relationship may provide. If you are currently feeling suicidal or are in crisis, call 911 or proceed to your local emergency room.

Definitely. Therapy helps us work through the tough stuff. It’s a safe place where we can let our guards down. When you are getting things out verbally, a physical and emotional response is completely natural. Crying is a healthy release. Many people cry during therapy - some perhaps once in a while... more

The information above is intended as general information...  (more)The information above is intended as general information based on minimal information, and does not constitute health care advice. This information does not constitute communication with a counselor/therapist nor does it create a therapist-client relationship nor any of the privileges that relationship may provide. If you are currently feeling suicidal or are in crisis, call 911 or proceed to your local emergency room.

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