Laura Miller, LPC
Laura is a Licensed Professional Counselor and Registered Dance Movement Therapist who has over 15 years experience in corporate and clinical health and wellness. Laura earned her Bachelor’s degree in Nutrition and her Master’s in Exercise Physiology from Illinois State University. Recognizing that physical health was only one part of the wellness equation, Laura felt a strong pull to address the mental, emotional, and social factors preventing clients’ from making sustainable lifestyle change. Laura returned to school and earned her Master’s in Counseling from Columbia College Chicago in 2016.
As a Dance Movement Therapist, Laura utilizes the body, movement, and non-verbal communication as an in-road to identifying patterns and discovering new possibilities, while building clients’ confidence and a stronger sense of self.
Laura specializes in partnering with individuals who struggle with weight loss and/or chronic conditions such as pre-diabetes and metabolic syndrome, as well as individuals interested in leaving diet culture behind in favor of a more balanced, joyful relationship with food and movement.
Laura also enjoys supporting women and teens with challenges related to body image, anxiety, depression, perfectionism, and navigating tough life transitions. Laura believes that we can transform even our most difficult personal challenges into life-enhancing opportunities with time, self-compassion, and the right support.