As a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in DC, MD, VA, and PA, Ms. Covington has experience providing assessments and counseling with individuals, families, and groups in a variety of settings. She has a special interest in reproductive health and reproductive traumas, with a focus on the military and combat-related injuries that impair fertility. Ms. Covington provides counseling to individuals, couples and groups, where she offers an safe environment to discuss issues around developing strategies for stress and coping during fertility treatment, grief and loss related to reproductive health, disclosure around third party reproduction, and all facets of assisted reproduction. She also collaborated with the National Institute of Health (NIH) researching patients’ current medical and psychosocial needs around Primary Ovarian Insufficiency (POI). Ms. Covington recently authored the chapter “Psychological Aspects of Infertility Post-War Injury” in Intimacy after Injury: Combat Trauma and Sexual Health edited by Elspeth Ritchie and co-authored the chapter, “Counseling Known Participants in Third-Party Reproduction” in Fertility Counseling: Clinical Guide and Case Studies, edited by Sharon Covington. Ms. Covington received her Master of Social Work (MSW) from Boston College in 2007, and she is currently a PhD Candidate at Bryn Mawr College, Graduate School of Social Work and Social Research; her dissertation topic is on the biopsychosocial recovery of military-related injuries that impair fertility and subsequent views on family development. She is a member of the American Society for Reproductive Medicine (ASRM) Mental Health Professional Group (MHPG) and is a member of RESOLVE. Ms. Covington can be contacted directly by phone (202-412-8022) or email (laura.covington@integramed.
Ms. Covington’s Washington, D.C., office is at:
1901 Pennsylvania Ave NW, Suite 602, Washington DC, 20006
Ms. Covington’s other Washington, D.C., office is at:
2021 K Street, NW, Suite 701, Washington DC 20006
Ms. Covington’s Virginia office is at:
12011 Lee Jackson Memorial Hwy #302, Fairfax, VA 22033