Dr. Lauren Dumont is a licensed psychologist at the group practice Kendall Psychological Associates in Cambridge, MA. She specializes in anxiety, depression, grief, and relationship issues, and has extensive experience working with college and graduate students as they adapt to a new environment and navigate school-related stress. Her goal is to help individuals integrate wellness in both their personal and work lives.
Dr. Dumont utilizes an integrative approach to therapy including cognitive-behavioral, emotionally-focused, and interpersonal therapies. She focuses on creating a safe space where clients feel comfortable sharing their most intimate thoughts and feelings, and has a special interest in working with men with depression.
She received her doctorate from Loyola University Maryland and has experience working with students at multiple college counseling centers. Her Kendall Square office is easily accessible by the Kendall & Central T-stops.
Anxiety - Coping with excessive worry, nervousness, or stress; intense discomfort in social settings (social anxiety); sudden and intense feelings of panic (panic disorder)
Depression - Providing support and promoting healing through hopelessness, low motivation and energy, sadness, irritability, sleep disturbance, and loss of interest and pleasure in life
Relationships - Understanding one’s wants and needs in relationships; exploring patterns of interaction, addressing concerns, and strengthening satisfaction in relationships and dating
Family issues - Promoting communication and supporting family members to address challenges and reduce conflict and distress
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
College & graduate student mental health - Specialized strategies for common issues of young adulthood, including school and career stressors, support around healthy relationships, existential concerns, drug or alcohol issues, eating disorders, and anxiety and/or depression
Dr. Dumont can provide you with paperwork for your insurance company if you are seeking out-of-network reimbursement.
NYU, Post Doctoral Fellowship, 2017 - 2018
University of Delaware, Pre-Doctoral Internship, 2016 - 2017
Drexel University, Externship, 2015 - 2016
University of Delaware, Externship, 2014 - 2015
Loyola University, Externship, 2012 - 2014
Loyola University Maryland, PsyD, 2017