Therapist & Counselor
Dr. Laura Bokar
Dr. Laura Bokar is the President and CEO of Fox Valley Institute and has been an individual, marital and family therapist for over two decades. She received her Doctorate in Counselor Education and Supervision, and holds a Master’s Degree in Human and Child Development with a specialization in Marriage and Family Therapy. She is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, Clinical Professional Counselor, and an Approved Clinical Supervisor. She is certified in Rapid Resolution Therapy (RRT), a safe, gentle, and effective approach to dealing with trauma and Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), as well as Neuro-Linguistic Programming (NLP).
Dr. Laura has been a guest on talk radio shows, a speaker for many organizations on various topics, and authored magazines and published journal articles; she is currently in the process of writing a book. Dr. Laura was featured in a special segment for ABC7 News Chicago entitled Hope and Help for Veterans, speaking on the healing effects that veterans can experience by engaging in Rapid Resolution Therapy.
Official TEDxNaperville “Exposer”
Laura exposed our audiences to unique and uncomfortable ideas with a mini-talk, designed to increase interaction between attendees. She also explained the unique activities associated with our attendee name badge this year, which included attached cards that helped attendees use their own personal superpowers to help others achieve something they’ve always wanted to do.