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Laura Paret, PhD, (she/her) is a clinical psychologist specializing in child, adolescent  and young adult populations. She provides diagnostic assessment and treatment for a variety of difficulties that affect youth, with particular expertise in mood and anxiety disorders.

Dr. Paret brings over a decade of experience, warmth, and compassion to her work with children, teens and young adults. She helps clients find sustainable well-being and achieve their goals by utilizing evidence-based practices including cognitive-behavioral therapy and mindfulness. Dr.Paret believes in staying current with issues that youth face in today’s fast-paced world, and comes from an extensive consulting background that includes faculty at various NYC private and public schools.

Education & Experience:

  • Honours Bachelor of Science with Distinction from Queen’s University, Ontario, Canada
  • Master’s and Doctoral degrees in Child Clinical Psychology from the University of Guelph, Ontario, Canada
  • Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC) grant to conduct her doctoral research on mindfulness and self-compassion at Stanford University Psychophysiology Laboratory
  • Vancouver Coastal/Fraser Region Pre-doctoral Psychology Residency Program, British Columbia, Canada
  • Postdoctoral Fellowship at Alberta Children’s Hospital, Alberta, Canada
  • Advanced Continuing Education Certificate in Gender and Sexuality in Child & Adolescent Therapy from Adelphi University, New York
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