Currently, Dr. Laura Vraney is a supervising clinical psychologist at the Center for Anxiety in Suffern, NY and a crisis consultant in the emergency department at Putnam Hospital in Carmel, NY. Dr. Vraney is a member of the American Psychological Association, American Association of Marriage and Family Therapy, National Eating Disorder Association, and International Association of Eating Disorders Professionals. (See Specialties)
Dr. Vraney received her doctoral degree in Clinical Psychology from the Illinois School of Professional Psychology in Chicago, IL, with a specialized focus on family systems. Dr. Vraney has clinical experience in a variety of treatment settings, including community mental health and college counseling. She completed an American Psychological Association Accredited internship at SouthShore Mental Health in Quincy, MA. Additionally, Dr. Vraney fulfilled a rotation at the adult psychiatric partial hospital and inpatient unit at McLean Southeast Hospital/Harvard Medical School in Middleboro, MA. Within these forums, Dr. Vraney worked on a multidisciplinary team primarily treating adolescents and adults. Common presenting problems included depression, bipolar, anxiety, life transitions, identity development, and trauma.
Dr. Vraney pursued her post-doctoral fellowship at the Klarman Eating Disorders Center at McLean Hospital/Harvard Medical School in Belmont, MA. On residential and partial levels of care, she specialized in working with young adults diagnosed with an eating disorder and co-occurring diagnoses of anxiety, depression, substance use, and/or trauma. In addition to clinical work, Dr. Vraney is a member of the advisory council for Campus Bound Scholars providing advice and support to the board of directors and executive director regarding best practices of college mental health. Last, Dr. Vraney completed a certification program to work with the military and their families regarding deployment and reintegration. Dr. Vraney travels with the Yellow Ribbon Reintegration program for the United States Army Reserve and National Guard providing education on mental health.
As a Wisconsin native, Dr. Laura Vraney is a devoted Green Bay Packer fan and enjoys seasonal festivities and spending time with family and friends.