Frequently Asked Questions About Therapy


One of the largest lifestyle transitions due to the COVID pandemic has been distance learning, work, and medical/mental health telehealth. Over the last several years, research has been conducted to test the effectiveness of various therapies on effective outcomes and client satisfaction.

shows that teletherapy provides the same quality of care as traditional therapy.

According to the American Psychological Association, teletherapy is just as effective as in-person sessions for treating a wide range of mental health conditions, including identity, self-esteem, depression and anxiety disorders. Ultimately, how comfortable you feel with your therapist and how confident you are in their ability to assist you in addressing your concerns appears to be the largest motivating factor in continuing therapy.

DrLaura tailors therapy to fit and address her client’s needs. She is trained and experienced in the following therapy techniques:

  • Individuals, couples, family, and group therapy

  • Cognitive behavioral therapy 

  • Interpersonal therapy

  • Psychodynamic therapy

  • Solution-focused therapy

  • Motivational interviewing

  • Gottman Level 1 certified 

  • PEERS therapy for young adults

  • DBT-informed therapy

  • Cognitive processing-informed therapy

 Online therapy is a convenient way to access therapy services in the comfort of your personal space. After a free, 15-minute consultation call, you will be placed on Dr. Laura‘s schedule for an initial session, where your goals and background are discussed.

To engage in online therapy or telehealth, you need a stable internet connection/Wifi, a reliable computer or tablet/phone, and working speakers. During your session, you log onto your secure client portal. Here, you are connected to Dr. Laura‘s virtual therapy room. It is recommended that you ensure a quiet, secure area to maintain privacy and confidentiality.

Yes! DrLaura is a licensed clinical psychologist and Compass Psychological Services, LLC uses only HIPAA-compliant software to conduct teletherapy and complete documentation.

Therapy sessions are 50 minutes. 

Dr. Laura offers both in-person therapy and telehealth therapy for individuals, couples, and families.

Article Benefits of Telemedicine therapy for individuals, couples, and families.

Schedule a free, 15-minute consultation.

DrLaura currently accepts the following insurance: Aetna, Cigna, Optum and United Health.

Read our recent article “Pros & Cons: Private Pay or Health Insurance?”

Yes, thanks to PsyPact, I’m able to offer teletherapy services to clients in states other than Florida. Currently, I can work with clients in the following states: AL, AZ, AR, CO, CNMI, CT, DE, DC, FL, GA, ID, IL, IN, KS, KY, ME, MD, MI, MN, MO, NE, NV, NH, NJ, NC, ND, OH, OK, PA, RI, SC, TN, TX, UT, VA, WA, WV, WI, and WY

Gain the confidence to explore who you are and navigate new opportunities with the guidance of a licensed therapist.