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Lauren Timmerman(She/Her/Hers)

(She/Her/Hers)
Associate Clinical Social Worker (ASW)
California
ADHD- Anxiety -Child mental health- Eating disorders & disordered eating- Loss, grief, and bereavement-Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)-
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Professional statement

Lauren is an Associate Clinical Social Worker who provides therapeutic services to children, adolescents, and adults with a compassionate, gentle approach. Lauren is EMDR trained and has several years of clinical experience in supporting clients with eating disorders, anxiety, depression, trauma, and negative body image.

Lauren graduated with her Masters in Social Work from Baylor University and her Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Previously, Lauren worked in residential, PHP/IOP, and outpatient settings, where the majority of her clients were adolescents experiencing eating disorders and comorbid mental health concerns. She has also provided school-based mental health services to children and adolescents.

Her therapeutic orientation is holistic, strengths-based, rooted in cognitive-behavioral theory, and eclectic/integrative, or blended with additional approaches in order to best serve each client. Lauren provides evidence-based interventions, such as Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) and Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT), in conjunction with humanistic approaches to create and empathic, authentic, and supportive environment.

Lauren is Family-Based Treatment (FBT) informed and certified in core Emotion- Focused Family Therapy (EFFT). She is aims to provide a space for families to share with one another openly, honestly, and mindfully during family therapy while achieving their identified goals.


Work and Education

Years of Experience: 5 years

Discovery Behavioral Health, Primary Therapist
Waco Center for Youth, Clinical Social Work Intern
The Heart of Texas Region MHMR, Generalist Social Work Intern
The Chesnut Group, Therapist
The Healthy Teen Project, Therapist
Aspire Public Schools, Mental Health Therapist
Palo Alto Therapy, Therapist

Baylor University, Masters in Social Work, 2019
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, BA in Psychology, 2012

Licensure

California: 90624

Supervisor: Jennifer Estes(LCSW 79192)


Languages

English

Specialties

ADHD - Skill-building and support around organizational challenges, distracted attention, procrastination; building and maintaining healthy routines and structure

Anxiety - Coping with excessive worry, nervousness, or stress; intense discomfort in social settings (social anxiety); sudden and intense feelings of panic (panic disorder)

Child mental health - Specialized strategies for common childhood disorders including attention issues, attachment problems, behavioral disorders, learning disorders, autism spectrum diagnoses, and feeding or elimination issues.

Eating disorders & disordered eating - Reducing unhealthy eating patterns, beliefs, and behaviors, such as restricting, purging, and binging; healing the emotional pain surrounding disordered eating

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

Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) - Healing painful experiences and memories from the past




Clientele

  • Adults (24+)
  • Children (<12)
  • Parents
  • Seniors (65+)
  • Teenagers (13-18)
  • Young adults (18-24)

Locations & Hours


Insurance

Lauren Timmerman is not in-network with any insurances.

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Out-of-pocket fees

  • Individual sessions:$210 (45min)
  • Initial session:$310 (60min)
  • Family sessions:$280 (60min)

Additional session information

Out-of-network billing options

This provider can support you in getting reimbursement from your insurance company if you are seeking out-of-network reimbursement. Here are the out-of-network billing options they provide:

  • Super billing
  • Courtesy billing
Payment options
  • Credit Card
Session frequency

Frequency of sessions this provider offers to see clients once you are an established client.

  • Weekly
  • Monthly
  • Every other week
  • Every other month
  • Multiple times a week
  • As needed