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Lauren Barr, LCSW-C

Stress, Anxiety Family conflicts Trauma and abuse Anger management Depression
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About me

Hello, my name is Lauren Barr, and I'm so glad that you have reached out for help. It can be difficult to seek out therapy, and it is the first step in making positive changes in your life. I hope that I can help you during this difficult time.

I have been a therapist for four years. I have worked with teenagers, families, and individuals to set them up for success. I combine DBT, CBT, Mindfulness and Motivational practices to help people identify skill sets that help them overcome issues that may be stalling them from things they want. How can I help you? I work from a strength's based perspective; what skills or talents do you have that might lend themselves to overcoming issues in your everyday life. I then help you identify new or rusty coping skills as a practical approach to getting what you want. Most of all, I am here to listen to you, and help you in anyway I can.

I hope that I might be a good fit for you. I believe that together, we can set you up for success and a new found confidence.

Professional experience

4yrs in practice

Additional areas of focus: Addictions, LGBT, Relationship issues, Grief, Intimacy-related issues, Eating disorders, Sleeping disorders, Parenting issues, Self esteem, Career difficulties, Bipolar disorder, Coping with life changes, Coaching, Compassion fatigue, ADHD, Abandonment, Adoption and Foster Care, Antisocial Personality, Attachment Issues, BDSM, Kink, Alternative Sex Culture, Blended Family Issues, Body Image, Caregiver Issues and Stress, Co-morbidity, Codependency, Commitment Issues, Communication Problems, Dependent Personality, Disruptive Mood Dysregulation Disorder (DMDD), Domestic Violence, Eating and Food-Related Issues, Emptiness, Family of Origin Issues, Family Problems, Fertility Issues, Forgiveness, Gender Dysphoria, Guilt and Shame, HIV / AIDS, Impulsivity, Intellectual Disability, Isolation/Loneliness, Jealousy, Life Purpose, Mood Disorders, Narcissism, Obsessions, Compulsions, and OCD, Panic Disorder and Panic Attacks, Paranoia, Personality Disorders, Phobias, Post-traumatic Stress, Process addiction (porn, exercise, gambling), Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD), Self-Harm, Self-Love, Sexual Assault and Abuse, Sexuality, Social Anxiety and Phobia, Somatization, Traumatic Brain Injury, Trichotillomania, Women's Issues, Young Adult Issues

Clinical approaches: Attachment-Based Therapy, Client-Centered Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), Emotionally-Focused Therapy (EFT), Gottman Method, Mindfulness Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, Narrative Therapy, Psychodynamic Therapy, Solution-Focused Therapy, Somatic Therapy, Trauma-Focused Therapy

License information

MD LCSW-C 22282

Reviews

These quotes represent just a few of the many positive reviews that we have received for Lauren Barr. We don’t pay anyone to provide their review and they are all made voluntarily. Some people's experience receiving therapy with BetterHelp might be different.

So far Lauren has been very helpful and caring about my concerns. She has given me tips on mindfulness and ways to have a better night's sleep with a clear head. Our conversations feel like I'm talking to a friend and not a counselor or therapist. Appreciate our talks and her help.

Written on Sep 23, 2020 after therapy with Lauren for 3 months on issues concerning stress, anxiety, relationship issues, intimacy-related issues, sleeping disorders, and self esteem

She is very down to earth and I feel completely comfortable opening up to her and knowing she won't judge me. She makes me feel like it's ok to be me

Written on Jul 31, 2020 after therapy with Lauren for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, family conflicts, parenting issues, self esteem, and coping with life changes

She is very easy to talk to.

Written on Jul 22, 2020 after therapy with Lauren for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, intimacy-related issues, self esteem, and adhd