Laura DaBruzzi, LICSW
Post Master’s Training: Completed 1st year Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy Training Program through PrairieCare and Minnesota Psychoanalytic Society and Institute (MPSI)
Master’s Degree: University of Minnesota, St. Paul, MN
Bachelor’s Degree: University of St. Thomas, St. Paul, MN
Licensure: Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker (LICSW)
Laura joined PrairieCare in 2011 working in the Adult Intensive Outpatient Program (IOP) primarily in the social work role, leading psych education groups, completing intake assessments, treatment planning, crisis intervention, and providing resources/referrals on a multi-disciplinary team. In addition, she provides group therapy coverage for the IOP, and supervision to Licensed Graduate Social Workers in the pursuit of their clinical license. Since her start at PrairieCare she has pursued additional opportunities for further learning such as completing the Leadership Development Program and the first year of the Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy Training Program through PrairieCare and MPSI. This training, coupled with her experiences in treating adult patients in the Intensive Outpatient Program has informed her current work as a therapist.
Laura’s therapeutic approach integrates cognitive behavioral techniques, psychodynamic, person-centered therapy in providing a safe, nonjudgmental space to explore issues, identify/implement skills and to be heard and understood.
Laura enjoys spending time with family and friends, especially over a hot cup of coffee. She enjoys taking small road-trips to discover new places, good food, taking walks and painting.
SPECIAL CLINICAL INTERESTS
Grief and Loss