Please use my friend Lauren Dawn as the therapist we are interviwing.. she is a family therapist: her information is between to give a back story
Lauren Dawn graduated from Pepperdine University with a Master’s of Arts in Clinical Psychology with an Emphasis in Marriage and Family Therapy. She holds a marriage and family therapy license, issued by the State Committee of Missouri as well as California State Board of Behavioral Sciences. While completing her studies, Lauren provided individual, couple and family counseling to low-income families on skid row in Downtown Los Angeles at Para Los Niños. After graduation Lauren gained clinical experience working with the CANDDI therapy group as an associate MFT. She then worked as both a group and individual therapist as well as case manager at Vista Del Mar Psychiatric Hospital in Ventura, CA.
With licensure, Lauren became supervisor of all social services at Vista Del Mar Hospital. She then transitioned to Ventura County Behavioral Health as a Clinician Supervisor and psychotherapist working with foster youth and their families. Lauren founded Venture Wellness Therapy Group in August 2018, transitioning to St Louis, MO in 2019.
Whether working with individuals, couples or families, Venture Wellness’ approach is one of compassion. Venture Wellness works to provide a place of non-judgment; a place where you can safely explore the challenges in your life. Together you will unearth those thoughts and feelings and identify those habits and patterns that have turned life’s challenges into life’s struggles.
Lauren’s training/certifications:
• Certified Clinical Supervisor in MO & CA
• Certified Trauma Informed Care Specialist
• Certified Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Diplomat
• Certified in Motivational Interviewing
• Certified in Child and Adolescent Needs & Strengths Assessment (CANS)
• Certified in Psychological First Aid and as a First Responder
Please dont hesitate to text or call me 314-757-0439