Laura Marques, Ph.D. is a child and adolescent psychologist licensed in Louisiana and Texas. She provides psychoeducational and psychological assessments using a strengths-based and developmental approach. Dr. Marques’ expertise includes assessment of learning disabilities, giftedness, ADHD, Autism Spectrum Disorder, disruptive behavior disorders, anxiety, depression, and/or trauma-related disorders. Her assessments incorporate the ways in which family, school, and community strengths can be used to support youth and families. In addition to assessments, Dr. Marques provides counseling services to children, adolescents, and families who present with various concerns including trauma and stress related disorders, disruptive behavior disorders, and depression and anxiety. Her experiences include implementing evidence-based and culturally sustaining practices in both school and therapeutic settings for youth with complex mental health needs.Dr. Marques earned her Doctoral degree in School Psychology from Tulane University. She completed an APA-accredited pre-doctoral internship at Virginia Beach City Public Schools, and then a post-doctoral fellowship in Child and Adolescent Psychology at Tulane University School of Medicine. As an assistant professor in the Tulane Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, she served as a clinician and Clinical Director of the Center for Resilience elementary program in New Orleans, LA. She currently holds a faculty appointment at Tulane University School of Medicine and serves as faculty for the Tulane Early Childhood Mental Health Consultation Program. In addition to working directly with youth and families, Dr. Marques has a passion for sharing strategies and tools to build trauma-informed organizations that promote well-being among professionals working with youth.