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  • Lauren Feldman, LCSW

  • Licensed Clinical Social Worker | 89958
  • | (if applicable)
  • Contact Information

  • https://laurenfeldmanlcsw.com/
  • Home office (remote sessions only at this time) Oakland, California 94610
  • (510) 543-1302
  • About Lauren Feldman LCSW

  • ACA/Codependency, Alternative Sexuality and Lifestyle, Anxiety/Panic, BDSM/Kink, Creativity, Depression, HIV/AIDS, LGBQIA, Polyamory and Alt Relationship Configurations, Race/Ethnicity and Culture, Sex Work, Spirituality, Substance Use/Abuse/Addiction, Trans and Gender Nonconforming, Trauma/PTSD, Violence/Abuse, Womens Concerns
  • English
  • CBT, EMDR Therapy, Feminist, Mindfulness
  • None
  • Cisgender Female
  • White/European American
  • Hello! Thanks for your interest in my practice. My therapeutic approach is empathic, collaborative, and non-judgmental; I aim to provide treatment that is anti-racist, LGBTQIA-affirming, harm reduction oriented, and informed on experiences related to non-monogamy, kink, and sex work. My goal is to help clients address stuck patterns, heal past wounds, and cultivate the resources needed to live with insight and self-compassion. While my style is primarily psychodynamic and relational, I incorporate various modalities as needed, including IFS (Internal Family Systems) and EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing).

    It's a priority that my clients feel safe and empowered throughout the treatment process. Moreover, I believe that an authentic connection between therapist and client is crucial in driving individual growth and change. In session, I engage actively with clients, at times asking challenging questions and offering feedback with kindness, honesty, and curiosity. I also enthusiastically welcome clients to share their own feedback about our work together.