Lauren Jackson, LPC

Chicago – S. Michigan Ave

Lauren Jackson is a Licensed Professional Counselor who earned her Master’s of Science in Clinical and Mental Health Counseling from National Louis University. She is currently pursuing a doctoral degree in Clinical Psychology at The Illinois School of Professional Psychology. Lauren works with adults, adolescents, children, families, and couples. She believes that understanding the past shapes the person into who they are now and what they want to be. Through recognition of self-awareness, clients will work towards their goals through her active guidance. She uses an integrative approach, encompassing Existential Theory with Gestalt techniques, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, and Psychoanalytic techniques. Lauren’s professional experience stems from a background in inpatient psychiatry, non-profit organizations, and trauma-informed care in an emergency setting. Her interests include stress reduction, barriers experienced in single motherhood, early behavior intervention, child/parent conflict, family dynamics, interpersonal conflicts, personality disorders, work/life/career balance, and trauma. 

Lauren is dedicated to creating an environment that allows the client to be grounded in meaning to exist, to experience, to emerge or to become. She believes the therapeutic rapport and collaborative efforts in therapy will allow the client to see their wholeness.

Specialties

Addiction/Substance Abuse, ADHD, Anger Management, Anxiety, Attachment Issues, Bipolar Disorder, Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD), Career Counseling, CBT, Children/Parenting, Codependency, Cross-Cultural Issues, DBT, Depression, Dissociation/Psychosis, Divorce, Domestic Violence, Eating Disorders, Elder Issues, Executive Coaching, Faith/Spirituality/Religion, Family, Family of Origin, Gender Identity Development, Gender Non-Conforming, Grief and Loss, Impulse Control Disorders, Infertility/Reproductivity, LGBTQ, Meditation, Men’s Issues, Mindfulness, Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder, Occupational Issues, Phobias, Pre/Post-Natal Issues, Premarital Issues, PTSD/Trauma, Relationships, Self-Esteem, Self-Harm, Sex Therapy, Sexual Abuse, Sexual Identity Development, Single’s Issues, Sleep Disorders, Social Anxiety, Stress Management, Terminal Illness, Weight/Body Issues, Women’s Issues

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