Laura Cromwell began her counseling career in secondary education working primarily with adolescents and their families. Her success and passion for the counseling field inspired her to become a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor, Marriage and Family Counselor, and Advanced Certified Drug and Alcohol Counselor. She went on to become a National Board Certified Counselor and she is currently registered by the state of Idaho as a counselor supervisor. Laura has worked as a Clinical Professional Counselor in a variety of settings including: schools, Idaho Department of Corrections, and in private practice. She utilizes an eclectic approach to counseling that includes Adlerian, Client Centered, Cognitive Behavioral, and Positive Psychology theories.
Laura completed all three levels of the Milton Erickson Foundation's training in hypnosis: Fundamental, Intermediate, and Advanced. Interested clients are offered the opportunity to experience "therapeutic hypnosis" which is individualized and tailored to support their unique counseling goals, personality, and life experience
Significant Adlerian Contributor Idaho Society of Individual Psychology
Supervisor of the Year Boise State University Counselor Education Department
Service Award Idaho Department of Corrections
Idaho High School Counselor of the Year Idaho School Counselor's Association
Semi-Finalist National School Counselor of the Year American School Counselors Association
During her leisure time, Laura enjoys spending time with her husband Leo, their four adult children and ten grandchildren. Her favorite activities include: riding the waves at Roaring Springs, hiking to Grassy Twin Lakes, skiing at Bogus Basin, building the family cabin in New Meadows, walking the Labyrinth at the Botanical Gardens, playing Apples to Apples with family members, running marathons, taking walks on the greenbelt and having coffee with her mother. She also enjoys traveling, hiking, rafting, cruising, camping, dancing and laughing with her sisters, brother, and friends.