The Story of New Strong

Hello Kansas City Families! We’re so glad you’re here. We’re Laura & Leah, two sisters with over 30 years combined therapeutic experience, and we’re on a mission to help you and your children thrive in today’s world. 

Recently, we’ve seen our school-aged clients and their families be exposed to scarier and more complex situations than ever before. They’re battling disconnection, depression, perfectionism, anxiety, suicide, bullying and numbing. Sadly, the list goes on.

We realized in order to be proactive, rather than reactive, families needed to approach problems differently, and be willing to get creative. We also knew, that creativity had to start with us… 

So we asked ourselves: 

  • What do these kids need? How can we be proactive rather than reactive? 
  • How can we teach them to bounce back when life knocks them down? 
  • How can we help give parents peace, that they have truly done enough? 

The theme, and the necessary skill, that kept resurfacing was resilience… and, with that, New Strong was born.

“New Strong is a safe and creative space that fosters the spirit of resiliency. Through workshops, camps, groups & therapeutic methods, we help families prepare for life.

We equip your kids with tools to navigate the stressors and pressures of their ever-changing world. They will go through painful experiences but, with our help, they’ll bounce back.

We’re here to help you develop resiliency so your family can thrive!”

Check out for current workshops, groups, and events!

Laura and Leah