Lauren Feld, Therapist in Illinois — Zencare
Lauren Socol Feld

Lauren Socol Feld

She/Her/Hers

Licensed Clinical Social Worker, LCSW
Illinois Accepting Online
Updated July 20, 2022

Specialties & Expertise

  • Addiction
  • Chronic illness
  • LGBTQIA, gender, & sexuality topics
  • Loss, grief, and bereavement
  • Mood disorders
  • Women's issues

Professional statement

Lauren Feld is a therapist based in Chicago, IL. She began working in the behavioral health field over 10 years ago and received her Master's in Social Work from the University of Chicago in 2014. Lauren utilizes Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy and mindfulness-based therapeutic modalities in her work.

Lauren has spent several years providing addiction-based therapy, in addition to treatment of mood disorders such as depression and anxiety. She is passionate about assisting individuals through the grief and loss process, as well as helping to navigate the waters of chronic illness. Lauren's warm, empathic approach ensures that clients feel at ease and accepted during the therapy process. She recognizes that the choice to come to therapy is not always an easy one, and is grateful for the hard work and collaboration that it takes to engage in therapy.

Lauren is currently accepting new clients for individual therapy (telehealth only). She offers sliding-scale payment options for a select number of clients; please reach out to Lauren directly for more information regarding sliding-scale. She looks very forward to hearing from you!


Message to clients

Thanks so much for visiting my page- I'm so glad you're here! Being here is truly the first step in seeking help and building a therapeutic relationship. I am very passionate about collaborating with you to reach your goals throughout the therapy process. I will work with you to establish an environment that feels truly helpful for you in getting all you need of each therapy session. We will work together as a team.

I am always glad to answer any questions you may have; please feel free to reach out at any time. I look forward to connecting with you soon!


Specialties

Addiction - Coping with emotional discomfort and suffering; reducing or abstaining from unwanted behaviors such as unhealthy gambling or shopping

Chronic illness - Receiving a diagnosis; adjusting to lifestyle and medication changes; coping with related changes in mood, emotions, and relationships; managing symptoms and stress

LGBTQIA, gender, & sexuality topics - Exploring topics of sexuality, gender, and identity; coping with discrimination and oppression; navigating relationship, family, and cultural challenges

Loss, grief, and bereavement - 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

Mood disorders - Clinical depression, persistent depression, bipolar disorder, and other mood disorders that cause disturbances in the client's mood, causing mood swings, restless sleep, and/or elevated mood

Women's issues - Therapy tailored to common concerns among women; providing a safe and understanding space to address life challenges, stressors, and questions around identity as a woman




Clientele

  • Adults (24+)
  • Young adults (18-24)

Insurance

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois Blue Choice
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois PPO
  • United Healthcare

Out-of-pocket fees

  • Individual sessions: $150 (50min)

Location(s)

Online Sessions (Illinois)
Accepting new clients online
Currently Available Times
  • Morning (Before 10am)
  • Daytime (10am - 1pm)
  • Afternoon (1pm - 5pm)
  • Evening (After 5pm)
  • Weekends
Regular Hours
  • Mon 9 am - 5 pm
  • Tue 9 am - 5 pm
  • Wed 9 am - 5 pm
  • Thu 9 am - 5 pm
  • Fri 8 am - 4 pm
  • Sat Closed
  • Sun Closed

Work and Education

Years of Experience: 8 years


The University of Chicago, MA, Social Work, 2014
Indiana University, BA, Psychology & Criminal Justice, 2011


Licensure

Illinois: 149.018886


Languages

English