Welcome Laura Vander Steen, BA, MSW, RSW

You may recall Laura Vander Steen, the social worker working out of a large Vancouver hospital and Podcast host extraordainaire who last year produced a six-part episode on anti-NMDA receptor encephalitis. Here is the link to that story icym it:
https://www.antinmdafoundation.org/the-anti-nmda-receptor-encephalitis-foundation-newsletter-43/

Laura recently shared with us that she is going into private practice, with https://www.mendcounselling.com. She has kindly offered some pro-bono slots to any Vancouver families and on-line to any in the province of British Columbia who have been affected by anti-NMDA receptor encephalitis. Any BC residents interested in applying for a pro-bono slot are invited to apply at the following link: https://www.mendcounselling.com/pro-bono-contact

Ms Vander Steen has expertise in the following areas:

  • Vicarious, Developmental, Historical and Single incident Trauma
  • Complex and chronic pain
  • Somatoform Disorders
  • Grief and traumatic loss
  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Disability
  • Caregiver burnout

Get to know more about Laura at the following link: https://www.mendcounselling.com/about

Thank you, Laura for all you have done and continue to do for members of our community.

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