Laura Minero, PhD

Dr. Laura Minero (she/her) earned her PhD in Counseling Psychology and has dedicated her life-affirming work to revolutionizing systems that adversely impact undocumented, queer, trans, and communities of color. She contributed to scientific studies used to inform national policy as a Science Policy and Technology Fellow with the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine. Dr. Minero presently provides bilingual/bicultural, trauma-informed, affirming, and evidenced-based mental health services and develops trauma-informed curriculum and trainings for the Los Angeles Department of Mental Health + UCLA Prevention Center of Excellence. She has given numerous keynote speeches, trainings and serves as a consultant for audiences nationwide and has received numerous national and local awards in recognition of her advocacy, research, and leadership.



Revised March 29, 2022