Laurina has a Bachelor of Science in Nursing as well as a Post Graduate Diploma in Broadcast Journalism. She currently works as a Registered Nurse and more recently has completed a 4 year training program in Gestalt Psychotherapy and counselling. This is largely influenced by Psychodrama, role play, experiment and improvisation.
With her speciality being in Mental health, she has an appreciation for the idiosyncrasies of human behaviour and likes to explore the behavioural processes with clients, whilst supporting them with their vulnerabilities. Through this she has further discovered a passion for expression and character development.
Laurina also has a background in music performance with studies at the Western Australian Academy of performing Arts. She plays the guitar, drums and sings and has performed in indi-rock bands as well as solo performances. She is a music composer and has more recently been writing songs for film and TV, in which she has won some international recognition for.
During this recent pursuit, she has continued to be exposed to her interest in acting.
Laurina is also a mother of two children and likes to run very fast!