Laura McKeon, LSW
Laura McKeon is a Licensed Social Worker and adult therapist at Columbine Behavioral Healthcare in Durango.
About Laura McKeon, LSW
Laura McKeon is a Licensed Social Worker (LSW) at Columbine Behavioral Health. Laura has six years of experience working with individuals and groups across outpatient, inpatient, and crisis settings. Laura has worked with Axis Health System since 2017 as a clinical staff member, supporting individuals experiencing life difficulties, connecting them to resources, and assisting in overall stabilization. Laura provides warm and responsive help to people as they move through issues such as anxiety, depression, grief, post-traumatic stress, personality disorders, and substance use disorders.
Laura has training in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT), substance abuse treatment, and Trauma-informed Care. She is EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing) trained and is pursuing advanced training and consultation for EMDR certification. Laura co-facilitates the Trauma Recovery Group. Laura utilizes a variety of integrative therapeutic approaches including EMDR, ego-states therapy, cognitive behavioral therapy, acceptance and commitment therapy, and dialectical behavioral therapy, all within a trauma-informed framework of care.
Laura earned a Master of Social Work from the University of Arizona and a Bachelor’s Degree in Anthropology from Fort Lewis College. Laura’s background in cultural anthropology has shaped her perspective that each person has a unique path to healing and wholeness. She is from Durango, CO and enjoys, running, hiking, bird-watching, personal development, reading, and adventuring with family and friends.
Laura’s empathy and gentle sense of humor will put you at ease as you build a trusting relationship with her and make changes to build your best life.
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