Lauren Romero is a post-masters level clinician at Palm Beach Behavioral Health and Wellness. Lauren is intensively trained in Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT) for adults, adolescents, and multi-family through the Linehan Institute. Additionally, Lauren is certified in SMART(Self-Management and Recovery Training) Recovery and has expertise in running SMART meetings for the community for both adults and teens. Lauren has worked extensively with clients struggling with anxiety, depression, adjustment, codependency, and addiction, as well as Borderline Personality Disorder and Bipolar Disorder diagnoses. Lauren utilizes a client-centered and direct approach and recognizes the vulnerability and courage that clients possess in order to begin therapy work. Lauren understands the importance in the therapeutic relationship when working with teens to model effectiveness, boundaries, and healthy communication. Her ultimate goal is to guide clients in working toward their long-term therapeutic goals. She strives to not only assist clients in processing their circumstances and feelings, but to gain skills to better cope with life struggles and increase resilience. Lauren offers individual therapy, coaching skills for crisis management, and therapeutic groups.
Lauren received a Bachelor of Arts in Public Communication and Sociology with a certificate in Women’s Studies from Florida Atlantic University. She continued her graduate program at Florida Atlantic University (CACREP certified program) to earn a Masters of Education in Mental Health Counseling.