Lauren Emmel

EMDR Certified Therapist

Online Therapy

About Me

Lauren Emmel earned her Masters in Clinical Psychology at Antioch University Los Angeles. She is a Certified EMDR therapist and Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist. In addition to her work as a therapist, she is a certified yoga and meditation teacher. Lauren currently works in private practice. Much of her work includes a trauma-focused approach utilizing EMDR therapy, Buddhist psychology, mindfulness approaches and LGBTQ affirmative therapy. Lauren’s specialties include addressing trauma, anxiety/depression, codependency, perinatal and postpartum anxiety and depression, addiction, and eating disorders. Lauren’s compassionate and empathetic approach to therapy provides a safe space for clients to feel seen and heard, release toxic shame, develop adaptive behaviors, and cultivate self-kindness.

Specialty Area

  • Alcohol/Substance Abuse
  • Anxiety/Panic Attacks
  • Birth Trauma/Pregnancy Loss
  • Depression
  • Eating Disorders
  • Marriage/Relationship Issues
  • Obsessive-Compulsive Disorders
  • Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Spirituality

Population Served

  • Adolescents (13-17)
  • Adults
  • Couples
  • Families
  • LGBTQ+
  • Seniors