Therapist Profile

Name:
Margaret Lauren, M.A.
Professional Title:
Location:
La Vie Counseling Center 3201 Wilshire Blvd., Ste. 2 Santa Monica, CA 90403-2344
Phone:
(626) 351-9616 x144
Website:
License Number
LMFT44407
Practicing Since:
2003
Additional Licenses:
MFT

Personal Statement

Personal Statement:
Margaret Lauren has been seeing clients at La Vie since 2003. She works with adults and couples helping them to deal with relationship issues as well as the anxiety, depression and anger that often accompany them. She helps clients improve their relationships through individual, couple and family therapy.

Margaret describes her approach as eclectic, including cognitive, psychodynamic, EFT (Emotionally Focused Therapy) and Family Systems Therapy to help her clients begin to process and understand their patterns of thoughts and behavior. She strives to create a safe and supportive environment that helps promote psychological and spiritual growth and physical health.

Margaret received her M.A. in Clinical Psychology and Marriage and Family Therapy from Pepperdine University.

About My Practice

Office Hours
Monday through Friday
10:00 am to 9:00 pm
Services
Adults and Couples
Insurance
Credit Cards Accepted
None
Free Initial Consult
No
Offers Teletherapy
None

Education

Degrees
M.A., Pepperdine University, 2004

Area of Specialty

Specialites:
Addictions
Anxiety
Aspergers Syndrome
Assertiveness Training
Attachment Therapy
Avoidant Personality
Career Stress and Changes
Critical Incident Stress Management
CoDependant/Adult Children of Alcoholics
Couples
Crisis Intervention
Divorce/Dissolution
Employment Issues
Ethnicity/Multi-Cultural Relationships
Families
Group Therapy
Grief/Loss Terminally Ill
Issues of Abuse (Abused)
Issues of Abuse (Offenders)
Issues of Abuse (Trauma)
Infertility/Adoption/Pregnancy
Individual
Interracial Couples
Life Transitions/Mid-Life Issues
Obsessive/Compulsive Disorder
Persons With Disabilities
Personality Disorders
Phobias
Physically Challenged
Pre-Marriage Counseling
PsychoEducational
Rape Victims
Relationships
Religious/Spiritual Orientation
Self Esteem/Personal Growth
Single Parents
Step/Blended Families
Stress
Victims of Crime
Women's Issues
Working With Therapists

Other

Theoretical Orientation
Attachment
Cognitive
Eclectic (Many Therapies)
Family Systems
Intersubjective
Neuro-Linguistic Programming
Object Relations
Psychodynamic
Self Psychology
Systems
Certifications
Languages Spoken
English
Ethnicity
Hispanic, Caucasian (Non-Hispanic)

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