Lauren Rodriguez

(MS, LMFT)

About Me

Hello! My name is Lauren Rodriguez and I am a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist in the state of California. I am a California native and lived there most of my life until recently. I obtained my Masters and Bachelors degrees in Psychology from California State Polytechnic University, Pomona.

I commend you on making the decision to begin counseling. Life is a struggle for everyone at some point and every single person can benefit from therapy. It takes a great deal of strength to recognize those times when you may be needing some extra help. My goal in treatment is to give you the support you need to face those challenging times and help you learn how to get through them in a healthy, positive way that will lead to a more fulfilling life.

Every client will receive treatment that best suits their needs, but my therapeutic style tends to be cognitive-behavioral or solution focused. I enjoy working with clients to discover how negative patterns of thinking can lead to problematic behaviors and how changing the way we think can change behaviors. I also work with clients to identify their strengths and coping skills to assist them in managing everyday stress.

Being a therapist is my passion and is something I have always known I wanted to do. I have enjoyed a career working with adolescents, adults, and couples who are dealing with depression, anxiety, anger difficulties, ADHD, parenting issues, family conflicts, divorce, abuse, and the everyday stresses of life. I look forward to working with you and supporting you through any challenge that you may face.


Specialties

  • Stress, Anxiety
  • Relationship issues
  • Parenting issues
  • Depression
Also experienced in:
Addictions , LGBT , Family conflicts , Trauma and abuse , Grief , Intimacy-related issues , Eating disorders , Anger management , Self esteem , Career difficulties , Bipolar disorder
Years of Experience: 16

Services Offered


  • Messaging

  • Live Chat

  • Phone

  • Video

Licensing

LMFT #45471 (Expires: 2021-07-31)


Reviews

Written by D... on Jun 23, 2021 after counseling with Lauren for 1 year and 7 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, addictions, relationship issues, family conflicts, intimacy-related issues, self esteem, career difficulties, coping with life changes, and adhd

Lauren is a phenomenal listener, deeply cares, and really pays attention to my needs.

Written by A.L. on Jun 10, 2021 after counseling with Lauren for 1 year and 3 months on issues concerning stress, anxiety, relationship issues, family conflicts, self esteem, and coaching

Over the past couple year with Lauren, she had helped me continue myself growth. She has giving me the tools and confidence I need to set boundaries. I feel validated in all my feeling. I have tried therapy in the past and never felt comfortable to go past one or two sessions, but like I said I have been with Lauren for a few years now and love it! I definitely feel like I have became the best version of me, during this time.

Written by J.U. on Mar 17, 2021 after counseling with Lauren for 7 months on issues concerning stress, anxiety, relationship issues, family conflicts, trauma and abuse, grief, sleeping disorders, anger management, career difficulties, coping with life changes, compassion fatigue, and adhd

Absolutely an incredible therapist who has helped me through multiple difficult life situations. She’s such a pleasure to talk to, asks great questions, never has said anything judgemental and has a great sense of humor. Truly appreciate her!

Written by I.R. on Mar 15, 2021 after counseling with Lauren for 2 weeks on issues concerning stress, anxiety, family conflicts, eating disorders, and self esteem

I was going back and forth on starting counseling for awhile and I finally made the decision to start and I am so glad that I did. It feels good to release a lot of things I have kept to myself for years and hear someone else's perspective for once rather than the thoughts that circulate in my head. Lauren's personality is what made me connect with her so quickly. You can feel that she cares with the way she really engages in our conversations. I have already recommended to several people to start counseling if they have the opportunity and to not put it off because its important.

Written by N.I. on Jan 11, 2021 after counseling with Lauren for 5 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, family conflicts, trauma and abuse, grief, intimacy-related issues, self esteem, anger management, career difficulties, bipolar disorder, coping with life changes, and coaching

Lauren is amazing! I have seen a few therapists before and she is easily among the very best. She is really insightful through excellent observations and she always asked excellent questions that gave me something to think about. She helped me through a very difficult time. Excellent as a therapist and very nice too. I would recommend her to anyone!

Written by K.E. on Apr 14, 2020 after counseling with Lauren for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, eating disorders, self esteem, and adhd

Lauren is very good at listening and offers solid recommendations.

Written by E.M. on Mar 30, 2020 after counseling with Lauren for 3 months on issues concerning stress, anxiety, self esteem, and coping with life changes

I really love Lauren. I spoke with a couple other counselors before her and they were pretty passive which I think is fine for people who want that. Lauren asked great questions and challenges the way I think about things and that was exactly what I was looking for.

Written by J.O. on Feb 08, 2020 after counseling with Lauren for 1 month on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, trauma and abuse, eating disorders, self esteem, and anger management

Amazing therapist, patient; she helps me understand my feelings.

Written by E.M. on Jan 06, 2020 after counseling with Lauren for 1 month on issues concerning stress, anxiety, and trauma and abuse

I have been working with Lauren for about a month now, and it has been going very well so far. Lauren is very accommodating to me and my busy work schedule. She is very understanding and supportive and I feel that I am in a safe space to talk about difficult topics. She has good knowledge on my situation and is able to provide tools to help me cope and better myself. I am looking forward to my continuing journey of bettering my mental health with Lauren.

Written by L.U. on Nov 22, 2019 after counseling with Lauren for 2 weeks on issues concerning stress, anxiety, trauma and abuse, self esteem, career difficulties, coping with life changes, and adhd

Highly recommend Lauren Rodriguez to anyone looking for some guidance and clarity. She has helped me with certain tools and ideas that are actually effective when it comes to coping with anxiety and handling overall stressful situations. Im looking forward to what the near future has in store and building our patient/therapist relationship. Highly recommend!

Written by J.O. on Sep 16, 2019 after counseling with Lauren for 3 weeks on issues concerning stress, anxiety, relationship issues, family conflicts, self esteem, anger management, and coping with life changes

Lauren was very helpful. I was having problems with my boyfriend and she really helped by listening to me and giving me advice on how to reframe our arguments and communicate better.

Written by M.O. on Sep 16, 2019 after counseling with Lauren for 6 months on issues concerning stress, anxiety, and relationship issues

Lauren is a wonderful and supportive counselor. She helped me create specific goals for myself to improve my outlook when my job and personal life were overwhelming. She encouraged me to find time for myself daily. She also offered outside resources like books and blogs as a way to deepen my understanding of myself and my relationships.

I really enjoy her sunny demeanor and her wonderfully positive attitude. I can’t say enough good things about how I feel after we have our weekly chats!

Written by C.R. on Aug 26, 2019 after counseling with Lauren for 6 months on issues concerning relationship issues, family conflicts, parenting issues, and coping with life changes

Lauren has been very helpful over the past few months. All of our sessions are focused and provide me with an opportunity to verbalize what I’m working thru while at the same time she holds me accountable for my actions.

This has been a challenging year for me both personally and professionally I’m not sure I would be as successful with out her support.

Written by E.M. on Aug 23, 2019 after counseling with Lauren for 3 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, addictions, relationship issues, eating disorders, sleeping disorders, self esteem, bipolar disorder, coping with life changes, and adhd

Lauren is awesome! Thank you for the tips!

Written by L.O. on Jul 24, 2019 after counseling with Lauren for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, anger management, career difficulties, bipolar disorder, coping with life changes, and coaching

Lauren is great so far!

Written by A.N. on May 14, 2019 after counseling with Lauren for 5 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, trauma and abuse, and eating disorders

Lauren is very thoughtful, patient and kind. She is very easy to open up to because of those qualities that are noticeable immediately. She has helped me for the past five months during a very difficult and developing period of my life. I would definitely recommend her to others, she’s consistently helpful, thoughtful and I notice progress and have implemented what she’s taught me into my everyday life. Very thankful for Lauren!

Written by A.R. on Apr 08, 2019 after counseling with Lauren for 3 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, family conflicts, trauma and abuse, intimacy-related issues, parenting issues, self esteem, anger management, coping with life changes, coaching, compassion fatigue, and adhd

Awesome therapist!

Written by A.Z. on Mar 18, 2019 after counseling with Lauren for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, addictions, relationship issues, family conflicts, self esteem, anger management, career difficulties, coaching, compassion fatigue, and adhd

Lauren is amazing to work with! I feel like I consistently have a shoulder to lean during the difficult times. Thanks Lauren!

Written by H.A. on Dec 27, 2018 after counseling with Lauren for 3 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, addictions, relationship issues, family conflicts, self esteem, coping with life changes, and coaching

I used to be one of the world's biggest skeptic, I was critical and doubtful of many things including counseling itself.

Lauren helped me through the most challenging period of my life so far, and directed me towards rebuilding myself. My recovery wasn't just about getting back to where I was, it went much further to the point of fundamentally changing my core and resolved the not just the symptoms but the root cause. I have forever grateful to her.