I am licensed in New Jersey with 10 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, lgbtqia+-related issues including sexual and gender identity, coping with grief and loss, & intimacy related issues. I work with my clients to create an open and safe environment where thoughts and feelings can be shared without fear of judgment. It takes courage to seek out a more fulfilling and happier life and to take the first steps towards a change. I am here to support & empower you in that journey.
Additional areas of focus: Addictions, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Anger management, Bipolar disorder, Coping with life changes, Compassion fatigue, Aging and Geriatric Issues, Attachment Issues, BDSM, Kink, Alternative Sex Culture, Blended Family Issues, Body Image, Caregiver Issues and Stress, Co-morbidity, Communication Problems, Control Issues, Coping with Natural or Human-Caused Disaster, Dependent Personality, Dissociation, Domestic Violence, Emptiness, Family of Origin Issues, Family Problems, Forgiveness, Gender Dysphoria, Guilt and Shame, HIV / AIDS, Impulsivity, Isolation / Loneliness, Jealousy, Life Purpose, Men's Issues, Midlife Crisis, Mood Disorders, Multicultural Concerns, Obsessions, Compulsions, and OCD, Panic Disorder and Panic Attacks, Paranoia, Phobias, Polyamory / Nonmonogamous Relationships, Post-traumatic Stress, Prejudice and Discrimination, Process addiction (porn, exercise, gambling), Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD), Self-Harm, Self-Love, Sexual Assault and Abuse, Sexuality, Social Anxiety and Phobia, Women's Issues, Young Adult Issues
Clinical approaches: Client-Centered Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Motivational Interviewing, Narrative Therapy, Solution-Focused Therapy
NJ LCSW 44SC05688200
Lauren has been very supportive and has pushed me, in a very nice way, to expand my experience. She is a wonderful, caring person who has been very good for me and my journey.
Written on Apr 26, 2023 after therapy with Lauren for 7 months on issues concerning lgbt
My therapist is helping with my issues in a timely manner
Written on Jan 23, 2023 after therapy with Lauren for 3 months on issues concerning stress, anxiety, addictions, trauma and abuse, self esteem, career difficulties, coping with life changes, and adhd
Lauren is incredibly easy to talk to!!
Written on Jan 03, 2023 after therapy with Lauren for 2 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, eating disorders, self esteem, career difficulties, and adhd
I love how honest and easygoing she is
Written on Dec 14, 2022 after therapy with Lauren for 1 week on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, addictions, lgbt, relationship issues, family conflicts, trauma and abuse, intimacy-related issues, eating disorders, sleeping disorders, self esteem, anger management, career difficulties, coping with life changes, coaching,
Easy to talk to
Written on Oct 13, 2022 after therapy with Lauren for 2 weeks on issues concerning stress, anxiety, family conflicts, trauma and abuse, and anger management