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Shlomo Lawrence, LMFT

Stress, Anxiety Addictions Relationship issues Family conflicts Trauma and abuse
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About me

I am a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist in the State of Florida and Texas. I graduated from Nova Southeastern University in Davie, Fl in 2007 and since then have been working in the counseling field. I have over 14 years experience working in the mental health field. I have worked in a variety of settings including community based treatment, addiction treatment that include co-occurring disorders and have years of experience working in the trauma setting to support client's experiencing trauma. I have extensive training in EMDR and have experienced tremendous outcomes with this modality. I have had experience working with a broad range and severity of clinical issues. I have experience working with substance abuse sufferers, trauma victims, those families or couples struggling with relationship/ marriage and family issues and inter-familial conflict. Clinically, I also have years of experience working with individuals struggling with depression, spectrum disorders, obsessive behaviors, struggling with anxiety and depression. Finally, I have experience working with second and third generation survivors of trauma.

I am compassionate, caring and an active listener. I believe that our society depends on how we treat ourselves and others and believe one's mental health process is the foundation for harmony, peace and spiritual process. I was born to first generation survivors of Nazi Germany and experienced the difficulties with living those memories. My conviction to the spiritual process and my belief that there is a greater purpose then the self has encouraged me to continue to provide fellowship, support and volunteering where it's best suited within the community. I know that having mental health issues and life's challenges can be difficult. There is still so much stigma around having mental health issues, the process for getting help can be overwhelming, and it can feel so frustrating when you seek out help and it seems so challenging. I foster the approach of being compassionate and a person that's easy to speak to help support the joining trust that I develop with my client's. I have experience utilizing many approaches of therapies; however, these are the therapy modalities I tend to use in treatment: CBT, Solution Focus Modalities, Narrative and Structural therapy, integrative couples therapy, EMDR.

Professional experience

12yrs in practice

Additional areas of focus: LGBT, Grief, Intimacy-related issues, Eating disorders, Sleeping disorders, Parenting issues, Anger management, Self esteem, Career difficulties, Bipolar disorder, Depression, Coping with life changes, Coaching, ADHD, Abandonment, Adoption and Foster Care, Aging and Geriatric Issues, Antisocial Personality, Attachment Issues, BDSM, Kink, Alternative Sex Culture, Blended Family Issues, Body Image, Cancer, Caregiver Issues and Stress, Codependency, Commitment Issues, Communication Problems, Control Issues, Coping with Natural or Human-Caused Disaster, Divorce and Separation, Drug and Alcohol Addiction, Eating and Food-Related Issues, Emptiness, Hospice and End of Life Counseling, Impulsivity, Infidelity, Intellectual Disability, Isolation/Loneliness, Jealousy, Life Purpose, Men's Issues, Midlife Crisis, Military and Veterans Issues, Money and Financial Issues, Mood Disorders, Multicultural Concerns, Narcissism, Self-Love, Sex Addiction, Sexuality, Social Anxiety and Phobia, Women's Issues, Workplace Issues, Young Adult Issues

Clinical approaches: Client-Centered Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR), Mindfulness Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, Narrative Therapy, Psychodynamic Therapy, Solution-Focused Therapy, Trauma-Focused Therapy

License information

TX LMFT 204306



These quotes represent just a few of the many positive reviews that we have received for Shlomo Lawrence. 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.

Shlomo is truly the most helpful therapist I’ve ever had. He helps me see things from a loving and truthful perspective and I’m actually able to catch myself when I’m not. I am very grateful for our sessions.

Written on Oct 07, 2020 after therapy with Shlomo for 4 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, family conflicts, trauma and abuse, intimacy-related issues, self esteem, career difficulties, and compassion fatigue

He is the best counselor I have ever had. He is respectful and very easy to talk to. I am extremely grateful.

Written on Sep 28, 2020 after therapy with Shlomo for 4 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, addictions, relationship issues, trauma and abuse, grief, intimacy-related issues, self esteem, anger management, career difficulties, bipolar disorder, coping with life changes, and compassion fatigue

I enjoy talking to Shlomo.

Written on May 10, 2020 after therapy with Shlomo for 1 month on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, trauma and abuse, sleeping disorders, and self esteem

Thank you for helping me. You have done more for me in 3 weeks than years therapy.

Written on May 01, 2020 after therapy with Shlomo for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, self esteem, and career difficulties

Uplifting and comforting.

Written on Apr 29, 2020 after therapy with Shlomo for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, trauma and abuse, anger management, bipolar disorder, and coping with life changes

He is great!

Written on Apr 02, 2020 after therapy with Shlomo for 3 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, and self esteem