I love working therapeutically with young children and families, and I believe that relationships can heal.
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Psychotherapist and outdoor enthusiast
Laura Frame is a social worker who provides children and their families with psychotherapy and other support services to help them address behavioral and developmental concerns in infancy or early childhood. She specializes in working with adopted children and their families, children in foster care and those who have experienced trauma.
Frame's research focuses on early intervention for families facing trauma and adversity, and professional development for clinicians who provide early childhood mental health care. Her background includes research to guide patient care and policy on toxic stress and mental health; child abuse and neglect; parenting; and public systems of welfare, including child welfare.
Frame earned a master's degree in social work at the University of California, Berkeley, where she also earned a doctoral degree in social welfare.
In addition to caring for patients at UCSF, Frame teaches at the UC Berkeley School of Social Welfare.