Get to know me.
Laura Love Strutzenberg, M.S., LMFT, #97324
I grew up as a military child, living all over the United States, in big cities as well as rural, small towns. I also lived abroad in Europe and Asia. After graduating from Vanderbilt University with a BA, I moved to Los Angeles to pursue law and entertainment. My work and life circumstances compelled me to ask significant philosophical questions about suffering, purpose and what makes for a good life. The journey to answering these questions led me to the person of Christ and the gospel of Christianity, in which I found truth about myself and my life experiences. I worked for Pacific Crossroads Church in pastoral ministry for three years before attending Fuller Theological Seminary for my Masters in Marriage and Family Therapy. I worked as a therapist trainee at La Vie Counseling Center and spent four years as a therapist intern at Hosanna Counseling Ministries. It is a great privilege to serve the needs of the South Bay community as a licensed psychotherapist.
When I’m not seeing clients, I enjoy family dance parties with my husband and our two kids. I also love yoga, running and reading/writing poetry. I’m an active member of my church community, and my relationship with God is the foundation of my life and my work as a therapist. John Calvin’s quote about knowing God and self rings true for me: “Man never achieves a clear knowledge of himself unless he has first looked upon God’s face.”