LAURA SWINFORD, LCSW

Laura Swinford, LCSW, is certified in EMDR and provides EMDR consultation for therapists. She works as a therapist in a group private practice specializing in the treatment of trauma using EMDR, Ego State Therapy and Somatic Experiencing®. She has been certified in EMDR for nearly a decade and has used it with clients over that span to help them better process their past traumas and increase their ability to identify and cope with destructive emotions. She has more than 15 years of clinical experience and is also a published author of research work in the mental health field. Ms. Swinford previously served as an adjunct professor at University of Illinois Champaign-Urbana, where she taught evidence-based treatment to masters level students. Ms. Swinford believes in connection and relationship as she journeys through life. She brings this approach to her work, matching techniques to the needs of her clients.



Speaker Disclosures:


Financial: Laura Swinford has employment relationships with Know Yoga Know Peace and Spencer Psychology. She receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc. She has no relevant financial relationships with ineligible organizations.


Non-financial: Laura Swinford has no relevant non-financial relationships.