Laura Stevens, M.Ed., LPC
Lead Clinical Trainer, Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences
M.Ed., Human Development Counseling
Laura Stevens, M.Ed., LPC, is lead clinical trainer in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences’ Center for Youth Mental Health.
In this role, she is responsible for research and dissemination of best practices for serving young adults with mental health challenges. Her primary research interests include understanding the experience of young adults seeking mental health services, improving access to services and service coordination for this population and identifying strategies to reduce the gap in mental health care for young people.
Stevens is also a Licensed Professional Counselor and has a background in community-based, clinical work. She specializes in working with young people experiencing mild to moderate mental health challenges and who have multi-system involvement (e.g., juvenile justice, child welfare, public mental health), as well as survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault.