About Dr. Laura J. Abels, PMHCNS

Washington & Ohio 

Dr. Laura has been a board-certified Child and Adolescent Psychiatric Mental Health Clinical Nurse Specialist (PMHCNS-BC) since 2010 and has worked in both inpatient and outpatient psychiatry since 2005.  Dr. Laura's specialty is the holistic psychiatric treatment of children and adolescents ages 4-23 with mental health concerns.  Dr. Laura will work with you to develop a plan of care which focuses on health for body, mind, and spirit, to improve mental health functioning through traditional medication management and alternative care.


Dr. Laura is also a certified Reiki Master Practitioner, Healing Touch Practitioner, and Yoga & Mindfulness for Kids Instructor.

Willow Holistic Wellness

Education and Training  
- Doctor of Nursing Practice (Otterbein University, Ohio)

- Master of Science in Nursing (Kent State University, Ohio)

- Bachelor of Science in Nursing (University of Akron, Ohio)

- Bachelor of Arts in Psychology (Kent State University, Ohio)


- Level 1 Healing Touch Practitioner

- Reiki Master

- Childlite Yoga & Meditation Practitioner


- American Holistic Nurses Association

- American Psychiatric Nurses Association

- Ohio Association of Advanced Practice Nurses

- Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing, Kappa Lambda Chapter


2000 Auburn Drive, One Chagrin Highlands, Suite 200, Beachwood, OH 44122

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