Lauren Rieger is a psychotherapist in Providence, RI specializing in disordered eating, with a particular clinical and research focus on binge eating disorder. She has a special interest in the relationship between trauma and eating disorders, as well as their role in the family system. Lauren's practice includes clients struggling with depression, anxiety, grief and loss, post-traumatic stress disorder, personality disorders, and addiction. She also works with clients adjusting to college and other major life transitions, those seeking meaning and purpose, or grappling with spirituality and personal and/or sexual identity. Lauren provides parenting support, and especially enjoys family and couples therapy. She also has a special interest in working with women as they adjust to new motherhood, including connecting new moms to relevant resources and support systems.
Lauren received her MSW from Rhode Island College and B.A. in Political Science from Quinnipiac University. She is a Teaching Associate in Medical Education at the Alpert Medical School of Brown University where she teaches Doctoring III & IV. She completed an internship in addiction medicine and behavioral health at Roger Williams Medical Center and a psychotherapy internship at the Integrated Therapies Program at Butler Hospital, where she trained in existential and interpersonal psychotherapies. She is passionate about and grateful to be part of the recovery process.