Dr. Lauren Gerardi is a Clinical Psychologist in New Jersey who works with clients on a wide range of issues, including anxiety, mood disorders, and trauma. Warm, empathetic, and friendly, Dr. Gerardi focuses on fostering an authentic, supportive environment where clients are able to practice introspection and better understand their own feelings, patterns, and behaviors.
Dr. Gerardi understands that therapy is not a one-size-fits-all endeavor, and enjoys integrating various modalities into treatment. That might include elements of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) and Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT), as well as mindfulness practices when helpful.
Dr. Gerardi welcomes clients across the lifespan to her practice, located in Freehold, where she looks forward to meeting you.
Depression - Providing support and promoting healing of hopelessness, low motivation and energy, sadness, irritability, sleep disturbance, and loss of interest and pleasure in life
Anxiety - Coping with excessive worry, nervousness, or stress; intense discomfort in social settings (social anxiety); sudden and intense feelings of panic (panic disorder)
Trauma - Coping and healing after threatening or scary events, such as witnessing accidents or experiencing sexual, verbal, emotional, or physical abuse
Self-esteem - Cultivating self-compassion, assertiveness, and confidence; developing ways to reduce suffering, anxiety, social withdrawal, and self-neglect
Family issues - Promoting communication and supporting family members to address challenges and reduce conflict and distress
Relationship issues - Understanding one’s wants and needs in relationships; exploring patterns of interaction, addressing concerns, and strengthening satisfaction in relationships and dating
Child mental health - Specialized strategies for common childhood disorders including attention issues, attachment problems, behavioral disorders, learning disorders, autism spectrum diagnoses, and childhood depression and anxiety
Adolescent mental health - Working with adolescents, teenagers, and parents on social, academic, and/or emotional challenges throughout teenage years; addressing anxiety, family conflicts, peer relationships, school stress, transition to college, social media pressures, self-esteem, hopelessness about the future, emotional dysregulation
Lauren Gerardi is not in-network with any insurances.
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Private practice, 2015 - Present
New York University Medical Center, Woodhull Hospital, 2014 - 2016
Bronx Children's Psychiatric Center, 2012 - 2014
Metropolitan Center for Mental Health and the Epilepsy Foundation of Metro New York, 2009 - 2012
Long Island University, PhD, 2010
New York University, BA, 2000