Lauren Perez
Licensed Clinical Social Worker
Accepting: Cigna, BCBS, self-pay
Pending: UHC, Aetna, and Humana

Lauren is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with extensive experience working with adolescents, couples, and families. Focus areas for therapeutic services include, and are not limited to: chronic depression, personality disorders, marital discord, grief/trauma, anxiety, impulse control, suicidal ideation, self-injury and communication issues. Lauren likes to approach counseling utilizing a wide range of treatment options which include Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Solution Focused, and Client-Centered methods.

Lauren is dedicated to providing supportive counseling and guidance while encouraging a trusting therapeutic relationship. Lauren believes honesty, open lines of communication and a willingness to adjust problem behaviors are key elements of your journey toward resolution of life stressors and emotional stability.

Lauren received her masters from The University of Illinois-Chicago and her bachelors from DePaul University. Her clinical training includes work in inpatient and outpatient settings as well as community mental health centers. She specializes in managing ADHD, depression, anxiety, improving stress management skills and conflict resolution. Lauren has worked as an advocate for low-income families seeking long-term mental health services since 2012.

Lauren is currently accepting new patients.

Lauren’s Specialties

Anxiety Disorder Depression Stress Management Relationship Problems Grief and Loss Food Issues and Body Image Concerns LGBTQ Issues Self-Esteem Development Anger Management Impulse Control Problems Family Counseling  Life Stage Adjustment/Transitions Couples Counseling