I graduated with a Bachelors Degree in Psychology. I also graduated with a Masters Degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling. I am a Licensed Professional Counselor. I have close to 7 years experience working as a Mental Health Therapist. I have worked with clients with a wide range of concerns including depression, anxiety, relationship issues, strained family dynamics, anger, aggression, self-harming, and behavioral components. I have worked with clients with the following diagnosis: OCD, ADHD, Autism, Depression, Anxiety, Bipolar, Personality Disorders, Psychotic Disorders, Mood Disorders, Conduct Disorders, and additional various diagnosis. I also work with clients who have experienced physical abuse, sexual abuse, emotional abuse, and / or neglect.
My therapy style is warm and interactive. I believe in treating everyone with respect, sensitivity, and compassion. My approach combines cognitive-behavioral, person centered ,and humanistic therapy. Everyone is different; therefore, I will tailor our dialog and treatment plan to meet your unique and specific needs.
It takes courage to seek out help one is desiring and also to take the first steps towards change. Therefore, I am here to support, encourage, and empower you.
I look forward to working with you!
Additional areas of focus: Family conflicts, Grief, Parenting issues, Self esteem, Coping with life changes, ADHD, Abandonment, Attachment Issues, Autism and Asperger Syndrome, Caregiver Issues and Stress, Codependency, Commitment Issues, Control Issues, Dependent Personality, Disruptive Mood Dysregulation Disorder (DMDD), Divorce and Separation, Emptiness, Family Problems, Forgiveness, Guilt and Shame, Impulsivity, Infidelity, Intellectual Disability, Isolation / Loneliness, Jealousy, Life Purpose, Mood Disorders, Obsessions, Compulsions, and OCD, Panic Disorder and Panic Attacks, Paranoia, Post-traumatic Stress, Self-Harm, Self-Love, Sexual Assault and Abuse, Social Anxiety and Phobia
Clinical approaches: Client-Centered Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Motivational Interviewing, Solution-Focused Therapy, Trauma-Focused Therapy
VA LPC 0701007276
Lauren is an amazing person who is so caring. She is a wonderful listener and always sees eye to eye. Lauren has helped me in so many ways and I can't thank her enough. She has walked me through some pretty crazy things and I know I couldn't have done them without her help! Lauren is always flexible when it comes to scheduling video calls!
Written on May 24, 2022 after therapy with Lauren for 7 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, self esteem, and adhd