Laura J. George is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in Washington, D.C., who specializes in helping adults meet career, school, and relationship challenges and transitions. She hopes to form an alliance with individuals who are not just interested in meeting their objectives, but also want to enjoy and learn from the journey to their goal.
Her aim is to explore how individuals can have better relationships with themselves and others. Laura strives to meet each person's needs by exploring the roots causes of symptoms and developing strategies to address them. She offers alternative perspectives while fostering a creative space.
She received her doctorate from the University of Pennsylvania and has training in supportive, cognitive, and group therapy. She is a teaching psychoanalyst and a clinical professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences. She has a background in international development and has worked in Central Asia and Africa. Her office is one block from the Foggy Bottom Metro Station in Washington, D.C. She is also available for remote sessions.
Anxiety - Coping with excessive worry, nervousness, or stress; intense discomfort in social settings (social anxiety); sudden and intense feelings of panic (panic disorder)
Life transitions - Coping with difficult or impactful life changes, such as moving to a new area, relationship transitions, child rearing, or career changes; learning self-care to better manage resulting stress
College & graduate student mental health - Specialized strategies for common issues of young adulthood, including school and career stressors, support around healthy relationships, existential concerns, drug or alcohol issues, eating disorders, and anxiety and/or depression
Relationships - Understanding one’s wants and needs in relationships; exploring patterns of interaction, addressing concerns, and strengthening satisfaction in relationships and dating
Cultural adjustment - Acclimating to a new environment; managing stress and coping with feelings of loss and separation from familiar people and places
Career counseling - Support around personal and professional growth; clarifying goals and steps to building a fulfilling career and meaningful work-life balance
Laura George is accepting clients using listed insurances, paying listed fees, or using health insurance out-of-network benefits other than:
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Private practice, 2001 - Present
George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences, Assistant Clinical Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, 2012 - Present
University of Pennsylvania, Doctor of Social Work, 2003