About - Laura Giles, LCSW
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Laura Giles believes everyone is a beautiful, valuable being. She is able to see the light in people even when they have lost sight of  it. She believes that we all have the ability to heal ourselves when we step into this light and let it shine. She encourages people to do this.

Laura work is holistic.  When the body, mind, and spirit have what they need, we can heal ourselves. Her education and practice focus around this central idea.

She believes that happiness and achievement comes from learning and practicing effective skills. Practicing effective skills creates an effective lifestyle. She believes that this is something everyone can learn regardless of past history.

Laura Giles believes in self-determination. Each person has the right to decide what is best for him and how he wants to live.

Laura believes that each person’s time and money are valuable. She strives to earn each person’s business by leaving her client’s with something of value at each contact.

Laura has been practicing in the field of holistic health for over twenty years, so when you work with her, you get experience.

She believes that techniques and education are great, but healing happens when the relationship between client and helper is one of mutual trust and respect. So Laura strives to really understand each person as an individual and earn that trust and respect.

Laura believes in science. She’s always learning and growing to stay on the cutting edge of the latest discoveries to maintain effectiveness. Her areas of concentration are the brain, the gut brain, and energy body.


Laura Giles, LCSW is a licensed clinical social worker, speaker, and author based in Richmond, Virginia. Her passion is helping people achieve their dreams and become empowered to solve their own problems. Laura Giles has appeared as an expert guest on radio talk shows across the country and also in newspapers and magazines such as The Daily Herald (Chicago), New You, The Journal Gazette, Almeda Times-Star, Tacoma News Tribune, and East West Woman.


Master of Social Work from Norfolk State University
Bachelor of Science in Human Services Counseling from Old Dominion University

Some Other Trainings
Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT)
Emotional Freedom Technique (EFT)
Energy Psychology
Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR)
FiveStar Method of Co-Creative Dream Analysis
Jin Shin Jyutsu (JSJ)
Low Energy Neurofeedback System (LENS)
Neurolinguistic Programming (NLP)
Nutritional Rebalancing
Polyvagal Theory
Somatic Experiencing (SE)

Laura’s focus has always been on holistic counseling. Her continuing education focuses on the mind/body connection with particular attention to the brain, gut brain, and quantum physics.

Other Achievements
Adjunct Staff at the National Guild of Hypnotists annual convention (2004, 2005)
Speaker at The International Association for Research and Regression Therapies (2004)
National Registry of Who’s Who in Executive Professionals
Ordained minister

Areas of Expertise

Childhood Abuse

Domestic Violence

Narcissistic Abuse

Paranormal PTSD

Religious Trauma Syndrome
Sexual Assault/Rape
Past life/spirit attachment issues