Laura May Culver, MSW, RSW, MA

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  • Registered Clinical Social Worker
  • Guelph, Fergus, Online, Guelph, Ontario, N1G 2W1
  • Phone: 519-313-0754
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  • Session Fees: Free Initial 30 Min Consultation. Fees covered by most Insurance plans.
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  • This member is also available for online counseling.
  • Online-counseling methods: Email, Phone, IM, Webcam

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Life happens. You are not alone. There is always help, there is always hope. My name is Laura May Culver, MSW, RSW, MA. I am a Registered Social Worker with 20 years clinical experience specializing in individual therapy. 

  • I am committed to providing support, guidance, compassion and understanding to help you through difficult life transitions. I will help you find the power you have within yourself to live the life you want to live and get the results you want.
  • I have a Masters of Social Work (M.S.W.) from Wilfrid Laurier University in Waterloo, Ontario and a Master of Arts (Culture and Spirituality) from Holy Names University in Oakland Hills, California.
  • I work with individuals from various backgrounds, across different life cycles, and transitions.
  • I specialize in working with Professionals including, but not limited to, Teachers, Entrepreneurs,Educators, Psychotherapists, Social Workers, Nurses, Physicians and First Responders.
  • I have worked as a therapist and counsellor in various professional settings including the Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA), Upper Grand District School Board (UGDSB), Homewood Community Addictions Services (HHC-CADS) and Portage, Ontario, Youth Addiction and Treatment.
  • In my therapy practice, I combine the modalities of cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT), mindfulness (present moment awareness), Family Systems, meditation, solution focused brief therapy (SFBT), spiritual guidance, creative writing and visualization.
  • I use an integrative approach that combines eclectic counselling strategies so you may reach your personal goals and get desired results.
  • I provide support and practical feedback to help you address current challenges and change unhealthy habits. The work we do together is highly tailored and personalized to your situation.
  • I specialize working with self-esteem, workplace burnout, separation and divorce issues, compassion fatigue, loss, academic and manager/leadership issues, grief, depression, anxiety, anger and relationship issues.
  • In addition to working with individuals, I work with couples and families by helping them to improve their communication and develop an understanding of individual patterns that can reinforce reoccurring issues affecting their family system.
  • You will benefit from working with me because you will overcome your unique challenges, improve your self-confidence and develop lasting relationships.
  • With support, guidance and compassion, I look forward to helping you through your difficult life transitions, strengthening your skills and improving the quality of your life.
  • Is it Confidential? All information shared in the Initial Session (and thereafter) is private and confidential except in certain extreme circumstances under the law. Limits to Confidentiality will be reviewed with each client in detail before sessions begin.
  • How Many Sessions will I need? The average number of sessions for an individual is 8 to 10 but every situation is different. After the initial consultation, we will decide together the approximate time frame and will create a wellness plan for you. We will monitor as we go and restructure support for you as needed. 
  • How long are the sessions? Generally, Initial sessions are an hour and a half. Follow up sessions are an hour.
  • How much does it cost? Rates are set up to work with your budget and situation. No one turned away due to lack of funds. Contact me for details.
  • Are your services covered under insurance plans/work benefits? Sessions are covered under most insurance plans. I can provide you with an invoice for your insurance company.  
  • Do you offer a free session so I can see if I want to work with you and ask any questions I may have? I offer a 30 Minute Free Initial Session on the telephone to find out a bit more about you and so we can decide if we will work together. You are under no obligation to work with me after the call and I can help connect you to a therapist that is right for you.
  • Where are your offices located? My offices are conveniently located at The Junction on Edinburgh Road in Guelph; and at Shift Family Health Centre in Fergus. 
  • Do you offer telephone counselling? I also offer Online Coaching Support Sessions. Please ask me for details.
  • What if I live in another city? I also offer Online Coaching Support Sessions and can support you as long as you have access to a secure telephone line. 
  • Contact Number 
  • Phone 519 313 0754
  • Contact Email 
  • lauramay@knowselfservices.com
  • Feel free to contact me with any questions you may have.

 I look forward to connecting and helping YOU live your life your way
and get the RESULTS you want.








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