Laura Volmert received a Master’s Degree in Psychology-Contemplative Psychotherapy from Naropa University in 2002. Her training incorporated both Western Psychological models and Eastern traditions of mindfulness and meditation. In the course of her career, she has worked with a variety of populations, including adolescents, individuals with chronic mental illness and addiction issues, juvenile sexual offenders, and pregnant and parenting teenagers. She currently specializes in adolescents, sexual orientation and identity issues, and postpartum mental health care. Laura is a Licensed Professional Counselor in the State of Alaska.