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Laura Crawford

Laura Crawford is a Licensed Master Social Worker and the owner of Advanced Practice Mental Health and Wellness.

Laura and her husband Eric have 9 children together, 5 of which were adopted through foster care. Laura and Eric were foster parents for 8 years and Laura also volunteered as Guardian ad litem and a parent surrogate. As a parent surrogate, Laura would represent children in foster care in the educational setting during their yearly IEP meetings and any special accommodations that were needed.

Laura has extensive knowledge of ADHD and mood disorders. She works with individuals of all ages, families, post adoption support services and parenting. Laura is a huge supporter of the LGBTQIA+ community and runs a support group for parents whose children are part of that community.

Laura has developed three different parenting workshops and is passionate about helping adults heal past trauma and working with individuals to help stabilize moods and advocate for children with mental health struggles.

Advanced Practice Mental Health and Wellness strives to be different in our approach to mental well-being and support. She values the benefits of therapy and proper psychiatric medication management and feels everyone could benefit from having someone reliable to talk to when times get difficult.

Laura works closely with many area agencies to support as many programs in the community as possible. One of those partnerships is with the solicitor’s office, juvenile division. Where APMH serves as the setting for anger management and domestic violence classes. APMH is also a huge supporter of Sea Haven youth home where her and her staff volunteer counseling services.