J. Laurel Thornton, MA, LPC, ALPS, LMHC


Laurel owns a private practice in West Virginia that specializes in using EMDR to work with stress and trauma-based issues. She fell in love with neuroscience during her undergraduate studies at Emory University. During her graduate studies at West Virginia University, she was introduced to EMDR and was drawn to how EMDR worked with the brains natural ability and inclination to heal. Laurel’s clinical work focuses on working with neurodivergence and complex presentations. She also enjoys being an EMDR consultant, clinical supervisor, and Basic Training Facilitator.