She has been licensed to provide therapy for more than 7 years and began her career working at a residential treatment center for adolescent boys in the custody of the Department of Juvenile Services and/or Social Services. She has experience working with youth who demonstrate sexually inappropriate behaviors as well as victims of sexual abuse.
Lauren has been in private practice for more than 4 years and sees a range of patients struggling with anxiety, depression, adjustment and life transition, parenting skills, childhood trauma, and more. She implements a cognitive-behavioral framework with children and adolescents, helping to teach the skills necessary to combat emotional and behavioral problems stemming from a wide range of social, environmental, and educational stressors. She has an interest in play therapy, mindfulness and meditation, and eclectic approaches to treating the whole person.
Lauren is accepting patients ages 9-21 via Zoom and has select in-person appointments available at the Cedar Ridge office primarily for ages 4-8.