Last edited 09/29/2023
Lauren Levy LMFT
General Office Hours
In Eastern Time
|Tuesday||from 08:00 AM to 05:30 PM|
|Wednesday||from 08:00 AM to 05:00 PM|
|Thursday||from 08:00 AM to 07:30 PM|
Aside from your own dedication and bravery, one of the most crucial components of therapy is your comfort and our relationship. With that in mind, as your therapist, I seek to foster a culturally-sensitive, safe, and nurturing space. I offer unwavering empathy, validation, humor, and patience as you face, explore, and work through issues that hold you back. My ultimate hope is to inspire growth, as you come out on the other side feeling more self-aware, fulfilled, and empowered.
Race & Cultural Identity
Caregiver stress & support
Oxford Health Plans
|Marriage & Couples Counseling||$190|
Marriage & Couples Counseling
Young Adults (18-24)
Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR)
Culturally Sensitive Therapy
Strength Based Therapy
Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavior Therapy
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
EMDR trained, Institute for Creative Mindfulness, 2022
- California, Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, 131779
Masters of Marriage and Family Therapy, University of Southern California, 2019
Masters of Education, Special Education, Loyola Marymount University, 2014
While earning her Masters in Therapy at the University of Southern California, Lauren’s initial clinical training was completed at Kaiser Permanente Watts Counseling and Learning Center. During this year, she provided therapy to individuals, couples, and families, ranging from 6 – 75 years old. Through one:one relationship-building, hands-on supervision from experienced clinicians, and comprehensive training, she developed skills and strategies to assist clients with a variety of concerns, including CBT for depression, Mindfulness for anxiety, EF skills for ADHD, Gottman-inspired techniques for relationship conflicts, trauma-informed care for PTSD, and culturally-responsive competence for honoring/amplifying the uniqueness of each client. Lauren also had the opportunity to co-facilitate a grief group, supporting a veteran grief/loss mentor and simultaneously absorbing powerful techniques to process death and loss with clients, that she continues to utilize to this day. In addition, after noticing a trend in female clients struggling with confidence and self-worth, Lauren designed and co-led a well-received 8-week group therapy experience to encourage self-love, increase self-care, and build community. After graduating with her Masters, Lauren continued to hone her therapeutic skills at a non-profit group practice, Insight Psychotherapy Group and Meridian Counseling Center. Lauren worked with individuals, couples, and families–from adults to teens–on a wide-range of concerns and goals. Through these years, Lauren has intentionally targeted her clinical experience and skill-building efforts towards the following areas; grief/loss, attachment trauma, anxiety, ADHD, couples work and relationship issues and self-esteem/identity. Over time, Lauren discovered that while general talk therapy can be transformative, it does have a healing limit. Especially for those who are recovering from trauma or other distressing life experiences, she over and over again has witnessed first-hand how powerful and imperative it is to include the body and nervous system in treatment. This is exactly why Lauren completed EMDR or Eye Movement Desensitization Reprocessing training from the Institute of Creative Mindfulness in 2021. For the right clients, this research-based modality allows the brain and body to resume its natural healing process and fully process distressing events in a safe and contained process. In 2022, Lauren shifted gears from group practice and opened her own virtual private practice. Though solo for now, she is committed to continuing to clinically evolve through experience, research, networking and training, in order to provide the care that all clients deserve.
It’s not uncommon to have questions before starting therapy. Lauren Levy, LMFT, has answered a few of the questions they receive most often from new clients.
Is Lauren Levy accepting new clients?
Yes, Lauren Levy is accepting new clients.
Does Lauren Levy accept insurance?
Yes, Lauren Levy accepts insurance, including Aetna, Oscar Health, Oxford Health Plans and UnitedHealthCare (UHC).
What types of therapy does Lauren Levy offer?
Lauren Levy offers therapy for couples and individuals.
Does Lauren Levy offer in-person appointments?
No, but people in California can book Lauren Levy for virtual appointments (teletherapy).
Does Lauren Levy offer online therapy?
Yes, Lauren Levy offers online therapy to people in California.
How quickly can I see Lauren Levy?
Lauren Levy typically can speak with new clients within 48 hours. You can see their current general office hours and request an appointment on their profile page.
What languages does Lauren Levy speak?
Lauren Levy conducts therapy sessions in English.
Can I book an appointment with Lauren Levy online?
Yes, you can easily book an appointment with Lauren Levy online using Choosing Therapy’s directory.