Ms. McLaughlin holds a Masters of Arts in Mental Health Counseling with a specialty in deafness from Gallaudet University. She has worked in a variety of community mental health settings including several Community Services Boards (CSBs) providing mental health and substance use/misuse services. Ms. McLaughlin most recently worked at the Region Ten Community Services Board from 2007-2020 providing a variety of mental health and substance use services that included comprehensive assessments, individual therapy, group therapy, emergency services, crisis intervention, and most recently as the Program Manager of Region Ten’s Access and Adult Clinical Services team. Ms. McLaughlin uses a strengths-based, solution-focused approach. Ms. McLaughlin is passionate about self-care and eldercare.