Lauren del Angel

(MA, LPC)

About Me

Welcome! Something in your life has initiated this search for support and you’ve come to the right place. I applaud you. It takes a wise person to seek out counseling support in getting the life they want. I want to help you get there. Here is a little about me and how I plan to support you:

I have a master’s degree in Counseling from Loyola Marymount University (2013) and am a Licensed Professional Counselor in Texas. Since the beginning of my bachelor’s education I have been refining my skill in counseling others. I spent two years in the Peace Corps working with families in a small community to tackle struggles they were having and build on their strengths—an experience that taught me humility and how to better meet my clients where they are at. I’ve worked with individuals who have faced significant trauma in their lives, those recovering from PTSD, and those who have had suicidal thoughts. I have had the pleasure of helping individuals who feel they complete lack of self esteem and was able to help them find hope and grow in confidence. I am well versed, personally and professionally, in the painful and incessant struggles of anxiety.

My therapeutic style involves helping you to arrive at insight, strategies, and tools that you can begin using immediately to make positive change in your life. We don’t just sit and talk. I love to provide you with concrete tools wherever possible and help you to have a plan for the following days before our next session, if that is the pace you would like to move at. Most importantly, we are going to make sure we are making progress on goals that you have for yourself. I will be there to guide you, encourage you, possibly even challenge you if I feel you are unknowingly allowing obstacles to stand in your way.

You may find it helpful to know that I have a lot of experience being the client in a counseling relationship and I was very picky about what I looked for in my therapist/counselor. I am a person who needs to know I can say absolutely anything to my counselor and they won’t think any less of me. I need to feel understood, validated, and (I’ll admit) almost admired in their presence in order to feel that I can say things that I hold back from saying in my ordinary life. If this is the kind of relationship you would like to have with your counselor, too, then I understand you and you’ve come to the right place.


Specialties

  • Stress, Anxiety
  • Trauma and abuse
  • Parenting issues
  • Self esteem
  • Depression
Also experienced in:
Addictions , Relationship issues , Family conflicts , Grief , Intimacy-related issues , Eating disorders , Sleeping disorders , Anger management , Career difficulties , Bipolar disorder , Coping with life changes , Compassion fatigue , Read more...

Clinical approaches:
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), Existential Therapy, Mindfulness Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, Psychodynamic Therapy, Solution-Focused Therapy, Trauma-Focused Therapy

Years of Experience: 5

Services Offered


  • Messaging

  • Live Chat

  • Phone

  • Video

Licensing

LPC #71601 (Expires: 2021-07-01)


Reviews

Written by M.A. on Sep 04, 2020 after counseling with Lauren for 2 weeks

I found this app by chance and I was automatically paired with Lauren. I immediately felt confident that she could send me on the right path to better myself and she allows me to feel safe enough to bring up my issues in a very nonjudgmental environment. She’s amazing

Written by K.A. on Aug 18, 2020 after counseling with Lauren for 3 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, family conflicts, parenting issues, self esteem, anger management, and bipolar disorder

Lauren does a great job at really listening to what is going on and providing options on how to proceed forward.

Written by J.A. on Jun 24, 2020 after counseling with Lauren for 5 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, addictions, and intimacy-related issues

Lauren is exactly what I was needing in a counselor. I feel safe. I trust her input. I don’t feel pushed in a direction just because it’s her opinion. I truly feel she’s there to help me get better in the areas that matter most in my life.

Written by E.R. on Jun 06, 2020 after counseling with Lauren for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, family conflicts, trauma and abuse, grief, parenting issues, self esteem, and coping with life changes

I have done counseling in the past. Have never felt as comfortable and understood like I do now.

Written by M.O. on Apr 21, 2020 after counseling with Lauren for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, eating disorders, and self esteem

Lauren is fantastic. I’ve only had a couple of sessions but she really seems engaged and like she’s ready to help.

Written by M.A. on Jun 02, 2019 after counseling with Lauren for 3 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, family conflicts, intimacy-related issues, and coping with life changes

Lauren has been nothing short of amazing. Unfortunately I was only able to do 1 month but the progression has been amazing. She listens and assess the best way to tackle your issues. She doesn’t hold back when you need to hear things and supports you 100% in everything. She saved me and my marriage, no doubt!

Written by K.E. on May 30, 2019 after counseling with Lauren for 2 weeks on issues concerning stress, anxiety, relationship issues, self esteem, career difficulties, and coping with life changes

I have only been working with Lauren a few weeks but it has been a great experience! She is very compassionate, helps me feel comfortable, and was able to help me set goals and work on them immediately after our first session, which I totally did not expect but it was a nice surprise! I have already recommended BetterHelp to some of my patients who want to start counseling ASAP- I’m a psychiatrist and am impressed with the accessibility, professionalism and experience overall thus far :) Thanks!!!