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Lauren Gargano is a psychotherapist in New York and Florida with over 14 years of experience. She works with individuals who are facing stress, anxiety, depression, self-esteem, life transitions and trauma. She has experience helping with communication struggles in relationships, both personal and professional, general relationship dissatisfaction and dating concerns. She works with individuals and couples.
Understanding that all symptoms are rooted in past experiences, Lauren will help guide you through bridging the gap between present struggles and your past to unlock the keys to long-lasting resolve. She has post-graduate training in psychotherapy and psychoanalysis, advanced training that has prepared her to lead you through this process in order to make sense of your world and alleviate your symptoms.
She has also created mental health education classes for the public to provide the information you need to understand any obstacle - BeingHuman-101. These classes are not a substitute for therapy, but are a great addition if you are looking for more information on human functioning.
Each person is unique, and deserves to be met where they are. Lauren customizes her therapy to suit the individual to ensure that you feel understood and satisfied. She takes a warm and collaborative approach, so that you may feel safe to explore difficult feelings and experiences.
Anxiety - Coping with excessive worry, nervousness, or stress; intense discomfort in social settings (social anxiety); sudden and intense feelings of panic (panic disorder)
Communication issues - Developing effective interpersonal skills in relationships withpartners, families, and co-workers; using healthy methods of communication to convey needs and respond to others
Depression - Providing support and promoting healing of hopelessness, low motivation and energy, sadness, irritability, sleep disturbance, and loss of interest and pleasure in life
Relationship issues - Understanding one’s wants and needs in relationships; exploring patterns of interaction, addressing concerns, and strengthening satisfaction in relationships and dating
Stress management - Strengthening effective ways of coping with the stress of life and change; managing expectations of self and others
Dating - Exploring one’s thoughts and beliefs about dating and the values that one brings into the dating world; processing through the ups and downs of meeting new people and starting or ending relationships
Lauren Gargano is not in-network with any insurances.
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Years of Experience: 14 years
Private Practice, Psychotherapist, 2010 - Present
Private Practice, Supervisor, 2018 - Present
Being Human 101, Founder, 2020 - Present
Training Institute for Mental Health, Instructor, 2013 - 2019
Training Institute for Mental Health, Assistant Clinical Director, 2017 - 2018
Metropolitan Center for Mental Health, Psychotherapist, 2013 - 2014
Training Institute for Mental Health, Psychotherapist, 2008 - 2014
National Institute for the Psychotherapies, Certificate in Psychoanalytic Supervision, 2018
Training Institute for Mental Health, Certificate in Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy, 2012
New York: 081939