Dr. Laureen Turner Worden
Reflections - Ph.D. Psychologist, Clinical Director Intensive Outpatient
Dr. Laureen Turner Worden brings more than 20 years of experience to her work as a Licensed Psychologist. Dr. Turner Worden’s clinical conceptualizations and interventions have been informed by the works of Leslie Greenberg, Ph.D., who created Emotion Focused Therapy; Marsha Linehan, Ph.D., the creator of DBT; and Bruce Perry, M.D., Ph.D., and Janina Fisher, Ph.D. who are at the forefront of current research and treatment approaches in the field of trauma. Dr. Laureen Turner Worden has participated in Level I and Level II trainings in Emotionally Focused Therapy with Les Greenberg, Ph.D.; completed the year-long intensive training process in DBT; and has 2 levels of training in EMDR. Her therapeutic style is interpersonal, experiential, developmental and process oriented, as she strives to meet her clients where they are at, and create in-vivo experiences to foster therapeutic growth and to deepen learning.
Dr. Turner Worden has a sub-specialty in Clinical Supervision, having engaged in research and scientific inquiry related to the training of therapists. Dr. Turner Worden has served as clinical faculty at the University of Oregon, during which time she supervised undergraduate and graduate students, and created an interdisciplinary course entitled “Helping Skills for Non- Counselors”, a course which focused on teaching micro-counseling skills and received rave reviews from students. For many years, Dr. Turner Worden also assumed a leadership role at an APA approved training program, teaching Interns and Post Doctoral Fellows, the art and practice of Psychotherapy.
Prior to joining Reflections, Dr. Turner Worden has worked as a Clinical Director, Clinical Supervisor and Primary Therapist in residential settings, hospital settings, outpatient mental health clinics, and private practice. She completed her Internship at Shands Teaching Hospital, University of Florida, Gainesville, with an emphasis on Adult and Child Health Psychology. Dr. Turner Worden received her undergraduate degree from McGill University; a Masters of Science Degree in Speech-Language Pathology from the University of South Florida; and a Master of Science Degree and Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology from the University of Oregon. The guiding principle in Dr. Turner Worden’s work is her belief that change occurs in the presence of a positive, supportive, and collaborative therapeutic relationship.
Dr. Laureen Turner Worden