Laura Haberer, LCSW, Certified Psychedelic-Assisted Therapist, KAP Lead Therapist - Counseling & Therapy Services - The Juniper Center
Chicago - Downtown
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Laura Haberer, LCSW, Certified Psychedelic-Assisted Therapist, KAP Lead Therapist

Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Certified Psychedelic-Assisted Therapist, KAP Lead Therapist

University of Chicago Crown Family School of Social Work, Policy, and Practice
Pronouns: she/her

Laura Haberer is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker. Laura has been providing psychotherapeutic services for adults since 2018. She earned her Masters in Social Work from the University of Chicago Crown Family School of Social Work, Policy, and Practice. Prior to coming to the Juniper Center, Laura worked for three years in community mental health providing crisis counseling and psychotherapy for a wide range of adults at the Welcoming Center in the Lincoln Square neighborhood of Chicago.

Meet Laura Haberer, LCSW

I deeply believe that the root of healing is connection. Through a limitless possibility of life experiences, including trauma, stress, unhealthy relationships, living in oppression, etc, we can start to feel disconnected which shows up in our lives in ways that limit us. I believe that therapy can provide a space that facilitates rebuilding connection, be that with external factors in our lives or with ourselves. I have worked with people with depression, anxiety, traumatic stress disorders, mood disorders, psychotic disorders, autism, agoraphobia and more. However, all of those are just labels that use words to do our best to inform providers of how the human experience has affected someone. However, alone, those words fall short because each person is unique; I hold that with the utmost importance when working with clients.

I conduct Ketamine-Assisted Psychotherapy (KAP) which is a therapeutic treatment that includes a medicine component to tap into the healing power of non-ordinary states of consciousness. Oftentimes mindfulness and radial acceptance are therapeutic approaches used with KAP. My main objective is to co-create a space that makes my clients feel safe and heard, above all else. My hope is to work with you to realize strengths and define what is most important to you so that you can live a life that aligns with your values. I consider it a great privilege when someone allows me to enter their life as their therapist and I never take that for granted.

Ketamine-Assisted Psychotherapist

Laura is a Certified Psychedelic-Assisted Psychotherapist after completing an intensive year-long training program through the Integrative Psychiatry Institute. Laura offers Ketamine-Assisted Psychotherapy (KAP) at the Juniper Center. Additionally, Laura is currently training to become a MAPS Certified MDMA-Assisted Psychotherapist through the Multidisciplinary Association for Psychedelic Studies (MAPS).

What is Ketamine Assisted Psychotherapy? How Does it Work? How Does it Help?

“Human life is like a big warm coal fire that is glowing. But if you take out one coal and isolate it, it will burn out quickly. We keep each other warm by staying together.” – Freeman Lee

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