Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has.
— Margaret Mead, American anthropologist (1901-1978)

Dr. Laundy

Clinical: Dr. Laundy has worked with individuals, groups and families of all ages. She has specialized in helping to lessen the impact of chronic illness and disability on the individuals and families. Her approach is systems and medical family therapy based, and she collaborates with other treatment team members as necessary to support the health of her patients. Dr. Laundy received her special education training at the University of Cincinnati and her masters in social work from the Ohio State University. She did postgraduate training in family therapy at the Ackerman Institute for Family Therapy, and she received her doctorate in psychology from Antioch New England after completing pre and postdoctoral training at Yale School of Medicine and the Yale Child Study Center.  Although she closed her practice in 2017, she continues to consult, teach and publish.

Consultation: Dr. Laundy has served as a consultant and supervisor to Youth Service Bureaus in Connecticut for over thirty five years. She also consults with elementary, middle and high schools across Connecticut to boost student achievement and help schools build multidisciplinary mental health teams to improve student and teacher resiliency. She helped design a newly mandated course for general education teachers-in-training at CCSU on social and emotional learning (SEL) prior to their student teaching experience.

Supervision: For twenty five years Dr. Laundy has supervised counselors, marriage and family therapists (MFTs), physicians, psychologists and social workers-in-training for clinical and school-based practice. She teaches a supervisory update course for the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy to support the continuing education of AAMFT Approved Supervisors.

Speaker: Dr. Laundy is a featured speaker at AAMFT, supporting the growth of collaborative, multidisciplinary health care. She has also presented at the International Family Therapy and American and Connecticut Psychological Associations, and she is a regular speaker at local, state, and national engagements.

Teacher: Dr. Laundy is a clinical faculty member at the Counselor Education and Family Therapy Program at Central Connecticut State University, where she currently prepares graduate mental health clinicians for school-based practice. She has been a clinical professor at CCSU for fifteen years and has taught courses there in systems theory and psychopathology. She has also served as a clinical professor at the Yale School of Medicine, where she has taught medical students about the family life cycle.

Resume: Please click here to see Dr. Laundy's resume (pdf).