08 Laura Navarro Pickens

Advisory Team Member

Laura is a psychotherapist in Newport Beach treating individuals, couples and families. She specializes in working with families who experience perinatal and infant loss, as well as postpartum mood disorders.
Currently, she facilitates 4 support groups:
• Perinatal Loss Support Group (Hoag Hospital)
• Pregnancy After Loss Support Group (Hoag Hospital)
• Postpartum Adjustment Group (Hoag Hospital)
• Balancing Life & Loss: Parenting After Loss Support Group (OC Walk to Remember)

She is currently a member of Hoag Hospital’s Perinatal Loss Team, whose purpose is to continually excel in the area of Perinatal Loss and delivery of services to families. At Hoag Hospital, Laura provides in-room emergency crisis intervention and bereavement services to parents and families who have lost a baby to stillbirth.

Lauren is a member of PLIDA (Pregnancy Loss & Infant Death Alliance), which is an international perinatal bereavement organization. She has been helping people deal with difficult life experiences for over 20 years.
Laura is also the recipient of The OC Walk to Remember’s 2012 Compassion Award.



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