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Laia Jorba Galdos, LPC, PhD


Laia Jorba, LPC, PhD (she, her, hers), is a Catalan teacher, counselor, supervisor and mentor, originally from Barcelona and currently residing in Colorado, the unceded and ancestral land of the Arapahoe, Cheyenne, and Ute tribes. She holds a master’s degree from Naropa University with specialties in Body Psychotherapy and Dance Movement Therapy. She works with community-based programs to provide access to mental health to low-income individuals and has a group practice-focused on training clinicians in systemic work. Her clinical interests include working with immigrant clients and marginalized communities, chronic pain, complex trauma and dissociation as well as exploring the embodied experience of migration and identities. She also has a doctorate from the University of Barcelona on Political Science, where she studied integration of migrant populations. She has taught at different universities including UAB and Naropa, and lectures nationally and internationally.

Speaker Disclosures:
Financial: Laia Jorba-Galdos maintains a private practice. She has employment relationships with Sensorimotor Psychotherapy Institute and Whole Connection. She receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc. She has no relevant financial relationships with ineligible organizations.
Non-financial: Laia Jorba-Galdos is a member of the International Somatic Movement Education & Therapy Association and the American Association of Dance Movement Therapy.