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Waller, Laura

Laura B. Waller

Laura Waller, MS/MA, is a former elementary school teacher, an author, a National Certi?ed Counselor, and a Licensed Professional Counselor. She holds a master’s degree in elementary education from Johns Hopkins University and a second master’s degree in clinical mental health counseling from Capella University. Waller is also an ADHD-Certi?ed Clinical Services Provider. She entered the counseling ?eld after a number of years as a teacher in elementary classrooms in North Carolina and Washington, DC. This classroom background yields a unique developmental perspective when Waller is working therapeutically with children, teens, and their families. She currently provides individual and family therapy for clients in the Northern Virginia (NOVA) area ranging in age from 8 to 601. She also hosts monthly seminars and groups aimed at supporting parents with a particular focus on raising neurodivergent children. Waller has led numerous workshops for churches and schools in the NOVA area with a speci?c focus on communication between teens and parents as well as using emotional support animals in a therapeutic setting.

Waller is active in several professional associations, including the American Counseling Association (ACA) and Northern Virginia Licensed Professional Counselors (NVLPC). She has coauthored three books in education, most recently RTI and Di?erentiated Reading in the K–8 Classroom by Solution Tree Press (2011).