Lauren Brooks is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in Brunswick, Maine and founder of Midcoast Counseling Group, PLLC. Lauren incorporates a mindfulness approach with evidence-based practices including EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing), CBT (Cognitive Behavioral Therapy), and DBT (Dialectical Behavioral Therapy).
Lauren provides a mutually respectful, non-judgmental atmosphere where she engages individuals in challenging harmful thought and behavioral patterns and changing painful moods and emotions. Lauren specializes in treating adults with anxiety, PTSD, panic, and difficult with managing stress.
In 2011, Lauren earned her Master’s Degree in Clinician Social Work from the University of Southern Maine. Lauren studied Psychology and French at Dalhousie University and l’Universite de Bourgogne, and graduated with her Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology from Houghton College in 2008.
Lauren received training for EMDR through the EMDR Institute, and is an active member of EMDRIA. Lauren is also a Certified Clinical Trauma Professional (CCTP) through the International Association of Trauma Professionals.