Laurie B. Dierstein, LCSW

Education

Master of Clinical Social Work                                                                                Aug 2004-May 2006
Certification in Behavioral Medicine
Boston University 

Bachelor of Science, Psychology                                                                              Aug 2000-May 2004
Minor in Statistics
Concentration in Equine Production
Virginia Tech

Licensure and Certifications

Licensed Clinical Social Worker                                         Commonwealth of Virginia
Certified Fertility Counselor                                             Joyful Living Institute
Certified Trainer, Diabetes Self-Management                   Stanford University and SSSEVA

 

Research Experience

CARE Hawaii, Inc.                                                                                                   Apr 2007-May 2008
Adolescent self-injurious behavior and suicidal behaviors in the school system

BU School of Social Work                                                                                        Aug 2005-May 2006
Human Rights in Inpatient Psychiatric Hospital Settings

BU School of Social Work, Policy Department                                                      Aug 2005-May 2006
Geriatric Studies

Emotional Regulation Laboratory, Virginia Tech                                                     Jan 2001-May 2004
Proactive vs. Reactive Aggression in Children

Quail Laboratory, Virginia Tech                                                                                Aug 2001-May 2002
 

Awards

Golda Edinburg Scholarship                                                                                   Aug 2004-May 2005
Boston University School of Social Work

 

Workshops and Seminars

Depression in the Workplace                                                                                     Jan 2016-Dec 2016
Sentara Medical Group

Diabetes Self-Management                                                                                          Jan 2016-Jan 2018
Sentara Medical Group

 

Conference Presentations

Virginia Tech                                                                                                           May 2004
Psychology Undergraduate Research Symposium
“Psychiatric Symptoms as Correlates of Proactive and Reactive Aggression in Children”

 

Clinical Experience 

Beach Counseling, LLC                                                                                           Feb 2015- May 2018

Owner, CEO, Private Therapist

  • Provides individual, couples, and family therapy for children, adolescents, and adults
  • Provides fertility counseling, psychological screenings, and ART support services through New Hope Center for Reproductive Medicine

Sentara Medical Group                                                                                           Sep 2015-May 2018

Therapist

  • Provides individual, couples, and family therapy for children, adolescents, and adults
  • Provides crisis intervention and stabilization to the primary care and urgent care populations
 
 
 
 

Oct 2010 - Sept 2015
 

Oct 2010 - Sept 2015

 

Oct 2009 - Oct 2010
 Sep 2008 - Oct 2010

Oct 2006 - May 2008

Aug 2005 - May 2006


Aug 2004 - May 2005

Kempsville Center for Behavioral Health
Director of Admissions

Children’s Hospital of the King’s Daughters                                
Pediatric Social Worker, Emergency Department

Virginia Beach Psychiatric Center
Crisis Therapist                                                                          

CARE Hawaii, Inc.                                                                         
Crisis Therapist

Suffolk County Courthouse                                                        
Boston Juvenile Court Clinic Intern

Tewksbury State Hospital                                                              
Social Work Intern

 

Oct 2010 - Sept 2015

 

Oct 2009 - Oct 2010
 Sep 2008 - Oct 2010

Oct 2006 - May 2008

Aug 2005 - May 2006


Aug 2004 - May 2005