Laura Krause, LCSW-C received her Master’s and Bachelor’s degrees in Social Work, specializing in child welfare/foster care. She is a Certified Infant Massage Instructor and a Registered Circle of Security Parenting Facilitator who is adept in teaching parents and caregivers how to build a strong, bonding connection with their infants and toddlers as well as interpret their cues through massage and Dyadic Developmental Psychotherapy. Laura has experience working with developmentally delayed, behaviorally challenged and homeless children and was actively involved in service projects in Romanian orphanages. In addition to Infant & Toddler mental health, Laura has clinical expertise in the areas of foster care and adoption, trauma-informed intervention, neurological effects of trauma, attachment and connection issues, behavior management, parenting and couples counseling, child development, early intervention, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Solution-Focused Therapy, and therapeutic play.