Laura Kotlowski, LPC, LCDC, NCC, CCTP, EMDR Trained
“I feel privileged and blessed to be a part of the clients' healing process here at Ripple. I seek to use change modalities that work best for each individual client and Ripple is a unique setting that aligns perfectly with my beliefs in achieving healing and recovery. I am proud to be affiliated with a company that truly provides individualized, clinically focused, evidenced based, holistic treatment.”
Laura Kotlowski is originally from Chicago, Illinois and moved to San Antonio, Texas in 2006. She earned her Bachelor of Arts in Clinical Psychology with a minor in Sociology from Purdue University, and her Master of Arts in Community Counseling from University of Texas at San Antonio. Laura is a Licensed Professional Counselor, Licensed Chemical Dependency Counselor and National Certified Counselor. She has a specialization in addiction and trauma work and is a Certified Clinical Trauma Professional.
Laura began working in the mental health field in 1998 and has served a variety of populations in diverse settings. Some of the populations Laura served prior to moving to Texas include: children diagnosed with Autism, Asperger's and other developmental disabilities; adult and adolescent patients suffering from a myriad of mental health concerns; and women and their children who were seeking safe haven from domestic violence. Laura then moved to Texas and worked for Covenant Hills Women's Center, serving adult women who suffered from chemical dependency, PTSD, relational problems, depression, anxiety, bipolar, borderline personality disorder and other mental health concerns. She worked at Covenant Hills from 2006-2017 and throughout her time there, worked as a direct care staff, case manager, therapist, program director and executive director. She is overjoyed to join the team and mission at Ripple Ranch Recovery, as the Clinical Director, beginning January 2018.
Laura feels both privileged and blessed to be a part of her clients healing process. She has a holistic view on client care and seeks to use the change modalities that work best for each individual client. She is trained and proficient in Rational Emotive Behavioral Therapy, Person Centered Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, Solution Focused Therapy, Reality Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, Strength Base, Positive Psychology and Trauma Informed Care.
Laura strives to create a safe, comfortable, judgment free environment for her clients. She feels honored to be a part of the healing and road to recovery, peace, and joy that each and every person deserves. Her goal is to join her clients in the journey to processing their past and present experiences and understanding what they can do to reach a happy, healthy, fulfilled life.