Laura Kempnich, MSW, LICSW

Our StaffPark Rapids

Laura Kempnich Park Rapids TherapistLaura Kempnich, MSW, LICSW is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker.  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.

Hyacinth Mosse, MSW, LICSW
Laura Hansen, MSW, LICSW

Feedback from LCA clients:

My therapist is great!  Of all the therapists we've had over the years, she understands our family and kids the best.  Very helpful!

Good location, feels very professional and confidential!

They gave me hope for the future.  Life saving.

Very welcoming place.  We love our therapist!

Her thoughtfulness and her knowledge of helping people with depression is what I need to achieve my goals!

The receptionist knew my name after the second visit...very friendly!

Therapy at LCA has helped my progress immensely!

I have a great therapist.  I appreciate her assistance!

Quick and easy to get an appointment.  Friendly, helpful staff.

Easy to work with.  Made me feel comfortable!

I'm so appreciative of my therapist's knowledge, skill and understanding.

I appreciate the text/phone reminders.

It is a very comfortable atmosphere.  Everyone is flexible and understanding!

I appreciated being treated normally, even though I was getting help with a difficult situation.

The appointment times work well with my schedule.  My children get along well with their therapists.

Listens to both my child and me.  Getting us through some very difficult times with care and compassion.

Easy to work with.  You can tell they genuinely care about their clients.

The front desk staff had a positive attitude and was patient with me.

Our counselor wanted to meet our entire family to find out how to better help our son.  She offered lots of suggestions and things to help us in the long term.

My child's therapist is awesome!  So helpful and relates well to the whole family.

They matched me with the perfect therapist!

The staff have good attitudes and open minds.

She's thinking through things with me instead of just giving directions.  It shows that she cares.

I love the comfortable feel in the office.

Meeting with my therapist has been making my life and relationships a lot less stressful.

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

I love coming to LCA.  Everybody is so friendly and make you feel so much better.

My counselor helps me out when I need it most.  I can always count on them to say the right things, even when I don't want to hear it.

I like that the staff are flexible with scheduling.

I am so thankful I was directed here!

Greatly appreciate having the option of Christian Counseling and being able to filter issues through that lens!

The staff members are always well informed and ready to help/answer questions.

My children's counselors are awesome.  I've seen huge progress in both my kids.

Location is great and the staff is excellent with customer service.  Therapy is also professional and comfortable.

The receptionist staff have been amazing.  They are friendly and caring.  You can tell they enjoy their job.

I found scheduling flexible to my needs.

My therapist was very, very kind and is an awesome problem solver.

My therapist is a life saver! :-)

They were open to my opinion of which counselor I see.

When we come in for an appointment, the reception staff always has a friendly smile on her face.

My therapist understands my child's needs and listens.

Easy to get to.  Very friendly people willing to help.

They work with your schedule and do whatever they can to help you.

Friendly and helpful atmosphere.  Feel at ease walking in.

You are all warm, welcoming and so very helpful!  Thank you!!

I had a person to talk with about my problems and my problems are getting better.

My son and daughter are making steps toward our family goals!

Everyone was very helpful.  I'm glad I called to get help!

All the staff were friendly and helpful.  They answered all my questions.

Talking with my therapist is helping, instead of holding it all in.

I always feel that my therapist is listening to what I have to say and helping me come up with practical ways to deal with things.


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