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Therapist in Aurora, Illinois,
Laura Kenward, LSW

Provider Type: Therapist

Provider Gender: Female

Serving: 11-65+

Therapist in Aurora, Illinois, Laura Kenward, LSW

Laura Kenward, LSW

Laura Sauer-Kenward is a Licensed Social Worker with a special interest in identity formation, breaking shame cycles, and mending communication barriers. Her approach is to listen first to allow her clients space to share their story and struggles without judgment. She aims to assist her clients to recognize their own potential, build their inner and outer resources, and embrace their individuality. She values creating a safe and comfortable therapeutic environment.


Laura sees individuals aged 11 and up as well as families and couples. She treats anxiety, depression, trauma and stress, ADHD, negative body image and low self-esteem, anger management, poor boundaries, relationship dysfunction, and more. Laura believes in walking alongside those seeking therapy, and she encourages a collaborative approach so her clients can be active participants and receive what they need out of their experience.


Laura received her Bachelor of Social Work at Aurora University and Master’s of Social Work from Jane Addams College of Social Work, University of Illinois at Chicago. She enjoys continuously building on her education to ensure she has the knowledge and expertise to help anyone who walks into her office.

Treatment Areas

  • ADHD
  • Anger Management
  • Anxiety
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Body Image Issues
  • Couple's Issues
  • Depression
  • Gender Identity
  • Grief/Loss
  • LGBTQ+
  • Men's Issues

Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Meritain
  • Aetna Signature
  • Aetna State of IL plan
  • Aetna/Aetna HMO/Aetna Student Health
  • AMITA Pathways BCBS HMO
  • BCBS AcademicBlue Student Health Plan
  • BCBSPPO/BlueChoiceOpt/ProfBlue/BlueChoicePreferred
  • Beacon/Emblem/NYEmpire/UniCareState/ProvidencePlan
  • Cigna Evernoth/Greatwest Health/Cigna Connect
  • Consociate Health
  • Duly (DuPage Medical Group) BCBS HMO
  • Health Alliance Commercial/ StateIL
  • HealthLink/Unicare/Concerta/Wellpoint
  • HFN/ZELIS/Stratose/Plan Care/CoalitionAmerica
  • HUMANA / Choice Care
  • Live360/MedAssocHealth/PrefHealthChoices
  • Multiplan-PHCS
  • Northwestern BCBS HMO
  • Optum (United/UBH/Oxford/UHC)
  • Optum All Savers
  • Optum Golden Rule
  • Optum Oxford Health
  • Optum UHC Student Insurance
  • Optum VA CNN

Languages

  • English

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