dr. laura jensen, phd. licensed psychologist

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Overview

  

Dr. Laura Jensen provides treatment of adults using both short- and long-term psychoanalytic and behavioral modalities.  She is certified in Dialectical Behavioral Therapy. Her specialty diagnostic areas are personality disorders; mood disorders; psychotic disorders; and trauma. She brings extensive experience in neuropsychological, IQ and cognitive function, and vocational testing of adults and adolescents, and neuropsychological, IQ and cognitive function assessment and treatment of children.


Dr. Jensen has worked with Traumatic Brain Injury at the Veteran’s Affairs Medical Center in Denver, Colorado, (now the VA Eastern Colorado Health Care System) while on both a general psychiatric and a specialized inpatient PTSD unit and later with veterans at the VA Hospital in Topeka, Kansas, (now the VA Eastern Kansas Health Care System) where she administered the Benton neuropsychological screening test assessing potential brain trauma and the Bender Visual-Motor Gestalt test.


Dr. Jensen now teaches neuroanatomy to Doctoral and Post-Doctoral trainees in the practice of Stephanie Holland, LTD. She also teaches a class in traumatic brain injury that covers symptom identification and assessment measures. Dr. Jensen is certified to administer, score, and interpret the Montreal Cognitive Assessment (MoCA). 

LEADERSHIP POSITIONS

  

  • Past Clinical Instructor and Curriculum Chair - University of Colorado, Anschutz Medical Campus, Department of Psychiatry, Denver Institute for Psychoanalysis
  • Adjunct Instructor of Counseling Psychology - University of Denver, College of Education

PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS

  

1998 - Present American Psychoanalytic Association

1992 -Present American Psychological Association

1992 -2000 American Counseling Association

EDUCATION

  

Ph.D. Counseling Psychology 

(APA Accredited), College of Education

University of Denver. May 1998


M.Ed. General Counseling

College of Education, Albertson College of

Idaho (formerly College of Idaho) December 1990


B.A. Boise State University, English and Education