Laura Marchetti Mullette, LCSW is licensed clinical social worker in the state of New Jersey.
Laura is trained and specializes in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy. She has worked extensively with children, adolescents and their families who are experiencing anxiety disorders, depressive disorders, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, and anger management. Laura has extensive experience in both one on one and group counseling with children and with families who are struggling with a child who has behavioral challenges. She utilizes cognitive behavioral therapy techniques to help children and families implement positive change. Laura also incorporates mindfulness into her practice.
After completing her undergraduate studies at Villanova University, Laura earned her graduate degree in social work from Columbia University in New York City. Laura lived in New York City and worked as a clinical social worker at both New York Presbyterian Hospital and Mount Sinai Hospital. She then moved to Boston where she worked at Massachusetts General Hospital specializing in end of life and palliative care, often counseling children who had lost a parent or close family member. Upon moving back to New Jersey, she took on the role of Director of Children and Family Services for the American Cancer Society. After an ex-patiraticion to Australia Laura began her role at Summit Medical Group Cognitive Behavioral Health Center as a psychotherapist working with children and adolescents as well as with families. Laura remained at Summit Medical Group until her family expatriated again to France. She returned to Summit Medical Group and worked there until her family's move to Japan.
Laura has great depth of experience dealing with cross cultural issues and understands well the struggles that come along with relocating to another country. She is aware of the transitional challenges that can present for a child and their families and understands the stress this can place on the family unit. Laura believes in viewing each person as a part of their environment and feels that family involvement is important to the overall success of a child's therapy.