Events / Workshops

For Clients / Organizations

Speaking Engagements
I can speak and teach on a variety of topics designed to meet your group’s needs. Sample topics include:
* Honoring Diversity
* Christian life
* Self-care for the caregiver
* Improving interpersonal communication
* Learning the process of forgiveness
* Preparing for life transitions

Past Events include:
Emotional Wholeness – New Life Summer Camp 2008
Seeing Ourselves through God’s Eyes Workshop – JEMS Career Retreat 2009
Counseling Clients, Collective Cultures – Antioch University Master’s Course Guest Lecture 2014
FBC High School Group 2014
AACF Women’s Conference 2014 Speaker
Sabbath – FBC Class
Martinez Foundation IslandWood Conference 2018 Speaker
WAMFT Mentor Day Panelist 2018
WAMFT Mentor Day Panelist 2019
WAMFT Conference Panelist 2020

Upcoming Events include:

Wellspring EAP Workshop Facilitator

To book a speaking engagement or workshop, please phone for rates and details.

For Counselors
Over 150 Washington Counselors of Color are involved in the Network: Member
Started as an advocacy project by Laura to address the mental health needs of communities of color/culture, is connecting communities of color/culture with counselors who understand and connecting counselors of color/culture with a network of support. Search by language, ethnicity or religion to find a counselor. (Counselors can become members and list their practice for only $5/mo).

Free Counselors of Color Consult Group
Provides professional growth and support to counselors from ethnically diverse backgrounds through free groups in the Seattle, Kirkland, Tacoma, Olympia, Puyallup, Kitsap, South King County and Vancouver,WA/Portland,OR. We are also launching a new Graduate Student Counselors of Color Group! Visit for more info.

Counselors of Color Regional Special Events
Laura coordinates low-cost, semi-annual events as an unique opportunity for Counselors of Color from across Washington to get support and build culturally relevant referral networks. Licensed/Associate counselors who identify as people of color are invited to attend. There is no obligation for future participation. Space is limited. Visit for details.

Other Ways to Connect
Join the Washington State Counselors of Color Network on LinkedIn!