Laura Cohen Nova Scotia

Laura Cohen, M.A., CCC, RCT


Career Counsellor – Nova Scotia

As a high-impact Career Counsellor and Registered Counselling Therapist, Laura has been lucky to work with people from all walks of life and of all ages (16-65+). She loves being a generalist and feels passionate about empowering people to achieve their personal and professional potential. Laura supports clients with the practical, emotional and spiritual parts of decision-making through self-reflection, goal-setting and assessments drawing from a strength-based, client-centered, and mindfulness approach – she strives to support, educate and guide individuals through the process of identifying careers that are meaningful, rewarding and most importantly – a good fit. She has experience with clients working in numerous industries including finance, real estate and business to education, non-profit, the arts, IT and healthcare.

Whether it’s work stress or figuring out your career choice, Laura can offer her experience of dealing with these challenges while helping you become present and focus on what matters to you and, ultimately, be guided by your values. Consider her a co-pilot on your career exploration journey.

Originally from Montreal, she holds a Master’s in Counselling Psychology from McGill University, a Bachelor’s degree in Communications with a minor in Psychology, as well as, a Diploma in Graphic Design from Concordia University. With her years of experience working in the post-secondary environment as a Career Counsellor, she ran career exploration workshops for university alum and graduate students. She has also been involved in training medical students in developing their micro-counselling skills when dealing with diverse patient populations. She is passionate about diversity & inclusion and is often described by her friends as a bold & creative problem-solver, kind, eclectic and insightful.

Located in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Laura brings her own experience with major career change into her work with clients, as well as, an evidence-based practice and interest in Nature-Informed Ecotherapy.