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LAUREN EMMEL, MA, MFT

Intern #99076


Primary Therapist

Lauren Emmel is a trained EMDR Therapist, a Marriage and Family Therapist Intern and a Master’s Degree Graduate from Antioch University’s Clinical Psychology Program in the Spiritual and Depth Specialization. Lauren has dedicated herself to the practice and study of yoga and meditation for the past twelve years and has been a certified yoga teacher for five years. Lauren has brought her transformative experience with yoga, meditation and personal recovery to the mental health field. At Roots Through Recovery, Lauren facilitates healthy relationship groups, process groups, meditation and mindfulness techniques, and provides family, couples and individual therapy. Lauren’s specialties include addiction and recovery, depression and anxiety, PTSD and Complex PTSD, eating disorders, OCD, and mindfulness training. Much of her work includes trauma-informed care through EMDR therapy, Buddhist psychology modalities, LGTBQ affirmative therapy, and attachment theory. Lauren’s compassionate and empathetic approach to therapy provides a safe space for clients to explore the underlying causes of addiction, release toxic shame, develop adaptive behaviors, and cultivate self-kindness.

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