- Depression & Other Mood Disorders
- Relationship Growth/Connection
- Life Cycle Transitions
- Parenting/Family Stress
- Grief/Loss/End of Life
- Separation & Divorce
- Pregnancy & Infertility
- LGBTQ Issues
Lori is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) who works with children, adolescents and adults in individual, couples, family, and group therapy. She has over 25 years of experience in addressing a wide range of concerns including: anxiety; depression; grief and loss, especially after the death of a child; end of life concerns; infertility; parenting; adjustment to life transitions; strengthening communication and connection in one’s relationship; separation and divorce; healing from a break-up; infidelity; LGBTQ issues; and trauma. She facilitated an ongoing women’s group for 20 years.
She employs Narrative and Solution Focused Brief Therapy approaches, and firmly believes that both client and therapist bring knowledge and expertise to the therapy process, providing the foundation for building a more hopeful and satisfying life. She is committed to co-creating therapeutic goals, identifying supports toward these goals, and working collaboratively to empower clients in their pursuit of preferred ways of living.
Education and Training
Lori received her Bachelor of Social Work (B.S.W.) and Bachelor of Science in Psychology (B.S.) from Iowa State University, Ames, IA, in 1986. She received her Master of Social Work (M.S.W.) from the University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA, in 1989. Additionally, she participated in training for couples’ and family therapy at the Vermont Family Therapy Institute in Burlington, VT, from 1990 – 1994.
National Association of Social Workers (NASW)