Lauren Goldstein is a nationally recognized Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) with over 30 years’ experience practicing in Connecticut, New York, New Mexico and Arizona.
Lauren has a master's degree from Adelphi University and an undergraduate degree in Criminology/Correctional Counseling from St. John's University. Lauren completed post-graduate training at The Institute of Family Therapy and the Institute of Philosophical Studies. She is also trained in EMDRIA (Eye Movement Desensitization Reprocessing), and is a Certified Clinical Trauma Professional (CCTP) and a Compassion Fatigue Specialist.
Lauren specializes in working with adolescents, adults and families, as well as first responders with whom she focuses on compassion fatigue and trauma therapy. Lauren has also developed and pioneered workshops along with The Maren Sanchez Home Foundation which teach young women to defend themselves against psychological, emotional and physical manipulation.
Aside from her private practice, Lauren teaches at the Professional Institute of Human Services and Criminal Justice Division of Housatonic Community College. Lauren engages in public speaking on the topics of compassion fatigue, vicarious traumatization, secondary traumatic stress, and post traumatic stress disorder to first responders, healthcare professionals, and other frontline personnel.
Licensed in New York, Connecticut, Arizona & New Mexico
Professional Associations and Certifications:
American Board Certified Diplomate of Social Workers
Academy of Certified Social Workers
National Association of Social Work
International Association of Trauma Professionals
Lauren Goldstein L.C.S.W