Lauren's approach to therapy stems from her sincere curiosity and compassion for the human experience. Lauren is able to create an authentically warm and inviting environment that allows her to connect intimately with each client and form deep bonds while exploring paths to wellness and healing. Lauren's priority in every session is to create a space free of judgment and criticism that allows the client to feel at ease during this vulnerable process. Lauren will work with each client at their own pace to develop treatment goals attuned to the specific clients needs. Lauren has a deep understanding that all clients are different with diverse experiences that require a varied approach to healing.
As a holistic clinician Lauren is able to integrate physical and mental health by exploring nutrition as well as various therapy models deeply rooted in the mind-body connection such as Internal Family Systems, Somatic Experiencing, Mindfulness and Accelerated Experiential Dynamic Psychotherapy to name a few. As a certified Presence Psychotherapist, Lauren strive's to bring her fullest presence to each session hoping to create and hold space for you to access your truest self.
Anxiety - Coping with excessive worry, nervousness, or stress; intense discomfort in social settings (social anxiety); sudden and intense feelings of panic (panic disorder)
Attachment issues - Development of effective relational and communication skills; insight into family attachment patterns;fostering healthy family relationships.
Caregiver stress & support - Coping with anxiety, stress, fatigue, and burnout related to caring for a loved one; balancing the needs of others with one's own needs and health
Chronic illness - Receiving a diagnosis; adjusting to lifestyle and medication changes; coping with related changes in mood, emotions, and relationships; managing symptoms and stress
Depression - Providing support and promoting healing of hopelessness, low motivation and energy, sadness, irritability, sleep disturbance, and loss of interest and pleasure in life
Couples counseling - Addressing relationship challenges and life transitions; strengthening communication and feelings of security, desire, connection, and love
This provider can support you in getting reimbursement from your insurance company if you are seeking out-of-network reimbursement. Here are the out-of-network billing options they provide:
Frequency of sessions this provider offers to see clients once you are an established client.
Years of Experience: 15 years
Hodos Group, Psychotherapist , 2020 - Present
The Virtual Counselors , Psychotherapist , 2021 - Present
Self , Family therapy , 2008 - Present
NYU Hospital For Joint Diseases, Social worker/Psychotherapist, 2006 - 2008
Mt. Sinai , Psychotherapist, 2004 - 2006
Michelle Lepak, LCSW, Presence Psychotherapy, 2020
New Jersey: 44SL06365000