Lauren is a Licensed Therapist offering both in-person therapy, teletherapy, and telecoaching to clients living in San Diego, California. She specializes in depression, anxiety disorders, life transitions, relationship concerns, identity development, self-esteem and self-worth, perfectionism, people-pleasing, establishing and maintaining healthy boundaries, and creating a well-balanced lifestyle to increase overall life satisfaction and happiness.
Lauren sees a wide range of clients, including individuals, couples, and families. Lauren helps many of her clients navigate general life stressors and life-transitions or any other issues that may arise in one's personal or professional life. Lauren has a nice blend in session, offering her clients a warm cozy environment to open up and share their story, while also providing direct and honest feedback and using gentle challenging strategies to help clients view things from a different perspective. The aim is to have her clients feeling encouraged and empowered to evolve and grow while getting their needs met and accomplishing their goals.
Lauren helps her clients learn new skills and tools by utilizing scientifically-based-approaches, including Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) and Mindfulness-Stress-Reduction techniques. She works with her clients to adapt more flexible ways of thinking to help prevent themselves from falling into a common vicious cycle that leaves them feeling emotionally exhausted, overwhelmed, and burned out.
Lauren wants her clients to walk out the door with more confidence and motivation to make powerful and positive changes to improve their overall well-being. This starts with decreasing unhealthy thinking styles and learning or re-building healthy habits and putting those into action. In turn, people will be more accepting of themselves and feel more fulfilled in their life, knowing that they are becoming the person they strive to be!
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
Relationships - 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
Life transitions - Coping with difficult or impactful life changes, such as moving to a new area, relationship transitions, child rearing, or career changes; learning self-care to better manage resulting stress
Mindfulness - Developing practices to encourage a state of active, open attention on the present
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University of San Diego, MA