Laura Chapman, MA, LSW

Laura Chapman is a Jungian Analyst (2017) who trained in Pittsburgh with the I-RSJA. She is a licensed to practice as a Social Worker in the state of Ohio and has been in private practice since 1980 in Cleveland. Laura completed an undergraduate degree in Dance from Bennington College (1973). She received an M.A. in Clinical Psychology from Antioch West (1977). Laura completed the three-year post-graduate Training Program at the Gestalt Institute of Cleveland, as well as their Intimate Systems Training (1995).

Laura’s work in improvisational dance and movement formed an understanding of the body as a vehicle for symbolic expression. Her early work as a psychotherapist included a somatic approach aimed at developing the awareness between the body and mental/emotional processes. Laura brings an embodied approach to analytic work. Her thesis was entitled The Psychoidal Aspect of Wounding; how the conscious exploration of one’s wounded places can facilitate an opening for change, growth and the possibility of transformation. Laura is an active member of Jung Cleveland as well as the Pittsburgh Society of Jungian Analysts. She is also a member of the Inter-Regional Society of Jungian Analysts (IRSJA) and the International Association for Analytical Psychology (IAAP).