MSW, RSW, PMH-C
Laura Rodriguez is a Clinical Social Worker who specializes perinatal wellness. Laura has a client centred, strength-based, collaborative approach to provide a welcoming space for validation and support for her clients. She offers in person or virtual services and encourages clients to discuss any barriers for accessing support.
Laura graduated from Renison College with a Masters of Social Work in 2017 and has been practicing with True North since 2021. As part of the team, she can focus on her passion of supporting clients during their family-building journey. Clients can access support for mood issues surrounding pregnancy, childbirth, postpartum and parenting. This also includes supporting clients through challenges with infertility, and miscarriage and loss. She has specialized training from Postpartum Support International and has completed her Perinatal Mental Health Certification. Laura uses therapeutic modalities tailored for each client. This may include elements of (ACT) Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Emotional Focused Therapy (EFT) and mindfulness to improve individuals’ and their families’ quality of life.
She is also an advocate for informed choices, health equity and strives to decrease stigma around mental health challenges.