Laura Burns, Ph.D., LPCC-S
Dr. Burns is a licensed psychologist and an independently licensed counselor. She works with adult and geriatric populations. She completed a two year post-doctoral fellowship in the Chronic Pain Rehabilitation Program at the Cleveland Clinic. During that time, she was the lead researcher on a study of latrogenic addiction and also participated in a study comparing rates of recovery between pain populations. During her time at Cleveland State University, she researched trauma related to 9-11 and the impact of patient perception of mental health diagnosis on medication adherence.
She has clinical experience working with patients dealing with chronic pain, trauma, depression, anxiety and other mood disorders. She participated in the design of a treatment program specifically for women Dr. Burns is trained in both cognitive behavioral and dialectical behavioral therapy methods. She provides clinical intake assessments, cognitive evaluations, psychological evaluations for various pain management procedures and individual therapy.
Dr. Burns completed undergraduate and master level training at John Carroll University and received her Ph.D. from Cleveland State University.