Licensed Creative Arts Therapist, LCAT
Accepting new clients for daytime and evening appointments
Young adults / college students (18 - 24)
Specialties & expertise
Lauren Fabrizio is a Licensed Creative Arts Therapist with an office in Midtown Manhattan. Having led art therapy groups and coordinated programs across treatment centers in NYC, she is an expert in supporting adults with eating disorders. She values a team-based approach, collaborating closely with each client’s team of physicians, psychiatrists, and dietitians to ensure close-looped care. She is also highly skilled in helping clients recover from trauma, engaging with them to build healthy coping mechanisms and take gentle steps toward recovery.
Lauren’s approach is interactive, hands-on, and client-centered. She uses a combination of traditional talk therapy and art therapy in her sessions to release deep-seated emotional pains and heal in expressive ways.
Lauren is passionate about empowering clients to lead their lives with confidence and resilience. Her office is conveniently located a short walk from Grand Central.
Eating disorders – Reducing unhealthy eating patterns, beliefs, and behaviors, such as restricting, purging, and binging; healing the emotional pain surrounding disordered eating
Trauma – Coping and healing after threatening or scary events, such as witnessing accidents or experiencing sexual, verbal, emotional, or physical abuse
Anxiety – Coping with excessive worry, nervousness, or stress; intense discomfort in social settings (social anxiety); sudden and intense feelings of panic (panic disorder)
LGBTQIA and sexuality topics – Exploring topics of sexuality, gender, and identity; coping with discrimination and oppression; navigating relationship, family, and cultural challenges
Life transitions – Coping with difficult or impactful life changes, such as moving to a new area, relationship transitions, child rearing, or career changes; learning self-care to better manage resulting stress
Loss and grief – Emotionally preparing for the anticipated passing of a loved one; managing feelings and reactions to a death or loss of significance; support during the process of healing and acceptance
Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) – Healing painful experiences and memories from the past
Relationships – Understanding one’s wants and needs in relationships; exploring patterns of interaction, addressing concerns, and strengthening satisfaction in relationships and dating
Self-esteem – Cultivating self-compassion, assertiveness, and confidence; developing ways to reduce suffering, anxiety, social withdrawal, and self-neglect
Spirituality – Exploring beliefs and practices related to meaning, existence, and spiritual health and healing; enjoying a deeper felt connection with the spiritual dimension of one's life
Lauren is not in-network with any insurances.
Read about the benefits of seeing an out-of-network provider here.
Initial/ongoing sessions: $175/session (50min)
Sliding scale: A sliding scale of $100 - $175 is offered to clients who need a reduced fee to receive therapy.
Therapist's note: Lauren can provide you with paperwork for your insurance company if you are seeking out-of-network reimbursement.
Message to clients
"Personal growth is a journey and I believe if we work together, we are on that journey together. If you are ready to feel more empowered and fulfilled in your life, delve under the surface layer of things and reconnect to your creativity and spirituality, we may be a good fit!"
Treatment approachesCreative Arts TherapyIn art therapy, clients, facilitated by the art therapist, use art media, the creative process, and the resulting artwork to explore their feelings, reconcile emotional conflicts, foster self-awareness, manage behavior and addictions, develop social skills, improve reality orientation, reduce anxiety, and increase self-esteem. (learn more)
Education and work experience
Private Practice, 2012 - Present
Balance Eating Disorder Treatment Center, 2011 - 2015
ED-180 Eating Disorder Treatment Center, 2012 - 2014
Family Residences & Essential Enterprises, Inc., 2009 - 2011
Renfrew Eating Disorder Treatment Center, 2008 - 2009
Pilgrim Psychiatric Center, 2007 - 2008
School of Visual Arts, MPS, 2009
New York University, BFA, 2005