Laura McArthur-Gupta, B.Comm, BAH
With a direct clinical experience providing individual and group therapy to youth and young adults struggling with addiction and concurrent disorders.
Laura is an Intern at the Resiliency Clinic. She believes that self-understanding is important for personal transformation. Using a gentle, introspective approach Laura provides clients with the space to be curious about their past experiences. She believes that personal transformation can happen to everyone at any age, it only takes a willingness to be vulnerable.
Laura has been volunteering and working in the field of addiction for 5+ years. She has direct clinical experience providing individual and group therapy to youth and young adults struggling with addiction and concurrent disorders. She also has experience working with diverse clinical concerns include anxiety, depression, trauma and PTSD, BPD, social anxiety, relationship issues and parenting. A special interest, based on her research in graduate school, is exploring issues of perfectionism and shame. Laura also has personal experience and clinical specialization with navigating and managing autoimmune disorders, chronic pain, and body issues.
Laura’s approach is integrative in order to provide client’s personal therapeutic care. She endorses a humanistic-psychodynamic approach that incorporates facets of mindfulness, self-compassion, spirituality, Cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT), and dialectic behaviour therapy (DBT).
She is currently in her final semester of her MA program at Saint Paul University and will be continuing on with the Resiliency Clinic in late April 2021 upon graduation