Laura Himmelstein, LCSW, CHTP

Coordinator, Caregiver Support Program & Healing Touch Program, White Plains Hospital

Laura Himmelstein is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with a specialization in children and families.  She earned her MSW and a Certificate for Post Masters Health Care Management specializing in Palliative and End of Life Care from Fordham University.  Laura is also a Certified Healing Touch Practitioner, Certified Thought Field Therapy Practitioner and Certified Teacher Trainer in Breath-Body-Mind curriculum.

Laura is the Coordinator for the Caregiver Support and Healing Touch Programs at White Plains Hospital. Laura provides support to families faced with serious and complex illness. She facilitates various support groups for family caregivers at the hospital and Center for Cancer Care as well as bereavement support groups at various agencies. Laura teaches stress management, meditation, breath-body-mind classes and seminars to patients, families and health care professionals at White Plains Hospitals and at other institutions.