Dr. Laura DeMarzo Ed.D., Licensed Psychologist

Dr. Laura DeMarzo Ed.D., Licensed Psychologist

Dr. Laura DeMarzo

Dr. DeMarzo has been working in the psychological field for over 30 years. She is EMDR certified and is a certified divorce coach and family mediator.  She received her Undergraduate degrees and Doctoral degrees from Rutgers University graduating Phi Beta Kappa and Magna Cum Laude. She is a member of psychological and educational honor societies.   She is on Medical Staff at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital-Somerset Hospital and she worked as a Staff Psychologist and later as the Psychological Director of the Behavioral Health Unit.  She developed and managed the Partial Day Program at Somerset Medical Center.

After some years in solo practice, she decided to develop a group practice in order to meet the needs of the community at large. The team of professionals at the practice work collaboratively and serve the needs of families comprehensively.

The staff at CPS takes the time to answer each initial call or email that comes into the practice to ensure each patients needs are met and helps each individual get the help they need even if their needs require alternate referrals or direction, we will give other resources.  Dr.DeMarzo and the staff work closely with her colleagues in the community such as psychiatrists, nurse practitioners, physicians and other health professionals to ensure optimum care.

Dr. DeMarzo is active in the promotion of mental health in the community. She founded the Bipolar Support Group at Somerset Medical Center and remains available for consultation to the group. Dr. DeMarzo has done many speaking engagements over the years at schools and other community settings on a variety of mental health issues. She is active in committees on Bullying and Suicide Prevention. She is a member of the American Psychological Association, New Jersey Psychological Assocation and a Founding Member and current Membership Chair of the Somerset Hunterdon Psychological Association. She is also a member of EMDRIA, NJ Collaborative Law Group, and the International Association of Collaborative Law.

In her own private work with patients Dr. DeMarzo uses an integrative approach, combining many aspects of psychodynamic and cognitive behavioral therapy and EMDR (eye movement desensitization reprocessing) to help patients find solutions to their issues. She specializes in trauma, depression and anxiety conditions.  Dr. DeMarzo works with children, adolescents and adults.  She enjoys doing family and couples work in addition to individual therapy.  She runs group therapies ranging in topics of self-esteem, anger management, divorce resiliency among others.

Dr. DeMarzo is also available for speaking engagements, including schools, hospitals, work environments.

Dr. DeMarzo is listed in Psychology Today.