Laura Kempnich, MSW, LGSW

Our StaffPark Rapids

Laura Kempnich Park Rapids TherapistLaura Kempnich, MSW, LGSW is a Licensed Graduate Social Worker, clinical trainee.  Laura received her Bachelor’s in Psychology from St. Olaf College and her Masters in Social Work from the University of Minnesota.                                 

Laura worked extensively with adolescents with emotional and behavioral disorders in Minneapolis, MN in shelter and group home settings.  Laura also worked with individuals and couples at a walk-in counseling center in Minneapolis, and was a co-facilitator for suicide prevention and awareness groups.

Laura’s most recent work includes servicing individuals and families through Adult Rehabilitative Mental Health Services (ARMHS) at Lake Country Associates.  Laura’s passion is client-centered therapy focusing on strengths, with a special interest in helping individuals with anxiety, depression, adjustment disorders and borderline personality disorders.


Call 218-366-9229 to schedule an appointment with Laura.

Jacinta Putnam, MS, LPCC, NCC
Laura Hansen, MSW, LICSW

Client Comments

“My ARMHS staff is awesome! She has helped me make progress in many areas of my life. I have better relationships now.”

Office Hours

Park Rapids Office

  • Monday, Tuesday, Thursday
    8:00 to 5:00
  • Wednesday
    8:00 to 7:00
  • Friday
    8:00 to 1:00

Bemidji Office

  • Monday – Friday
    8:00 to 5:00

Menahga Office

  • Open by appointment

LCA offices may be closed over the noon hour. 

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