Laura received her B.S. in Psychology (2013) and M.S. Ed., in Clinical Mental Health Counseling (2016) from Old Dominion University, magna cum laude. Her professional experience includes elementary and middle school counseling. As well as, outpatient mental health and higher education advising. She is also a member of Virginia Association of Clinical Counselors and National Society of Collegiate Scholars. She is completing her residency to be a Licensed Professional Counselor. Laura has been part of the Star of the Sea family since February 2017.