Lauren  Flynn

Lauren Flynn

She/Her/Hers

Associate Professional Clinical Counselor, APCC Practice: The Emerald Therapy Collective Specialties Insurance & Fees Locations
California Accepting Online
Cortez Hill Accepting In-person
Updated August 17, 2023

Specialties & Expertise

  • Addiction
  • Substance abuse
  • Trauma
  • Self-esteem
  • Anxiety
  • Depression

Professional statement

Dr. Lauren Flynn is a mental health counselor located in San Diego, CA. Dr. Flynn completed her masters degree at the University of San Diego and then furthered her studies at Georgia State University, earning her PhD. After completion of her doctorate degree she returned to San Diego and joined the Emerald Therapy Collective where she sees clients. She is also a professor at the University of San Diego.

Her clinical areas of expertise include trauma, addiction, and self-compassion. Dr. Flynn is a relational and client-centered clinician, and practices from a trauma informed lens. Whether you have a history of mental health treatment or are beginning your mental wellness journey, Dr. Flynn aims to meet you where you are. She provides tailored tools to help you achieve your goals. Her clients often enter therapy feeling disconnected from their lives and the people around them. By working together, she aids clients to improve the quality of their lives by engaging with life in more authentic and fulfilling ways.


Message to clients

I strive to facilitate growth fostering relationships with my clients wherein they feel respected, supported, and truly seen. I understand that taking steps in our mental health journey can be challenging and I will work to answer any questions you have about the process. Please reach out if you’re interested in working together to address your mental health concerns and take steps to achieve your wellness goals.


Specialties

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

Substance abuse - Reducing and preventing the negative impact of drug and alcohol use and addictions on physical, emotional, and relational health

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

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 of hopelessness, low motivation and energy, sadness, irritability, sleep disturbance, and loss of interest and pleasure in life




Clientele

  • Adults (24+)
  • Couples
  • Seniors (65+)
  • Teenagers (13-18)
  • Young adults (18-24)

Insurance

Lauren Flynn is not in-network with any insurances.

Read about the benefits of seeing an out-of-network provider here.


Out-of-pocket fees

  • Individual sessions: $200 (50min)
  • Sliding scale: $150 - $200

Location(s)

Online Sessions (California)
Accepting new clients online
Currently Available Times
  • Morning (Before 10am)
  • Daytime (10am - 1pm)
  • Afternoon (1pm - 5pm)
  • Evening (After 5pm)
  • Weekends
Regular Hours
  • Mon Please inquire about hours
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  • Fri Please inquire about hours
  • Sat Closed
  • Sun Closed

Cortez Hill practice
2214 2nd Avenue, San Diego, California 92101
Accepting new clients in-person
Currently Available Times
  • Morning (Before 10am)
  • Daytime (10am - 1pm)
  • Afternoon (1pm - 5pm)
  • Evening (After 5pm)
  • Weekends
Regular Hours
  • Mon Please inquire about hours
  • Tue Please inquire about hours
  • Wed Please inquire about hours
  • Thu Please inquire about hours
  • Fri Please inquire about hours
  • Sat Please inquire about hours
  • Sun Please inquire about hours

Licensure

California: 14409


Languages

English