Lauren Howard is a Certified Counselor with Canadian Counselling and Psychotherapy Association (CCPA). Holding dual Master’s degrees in the field of mental health and counselling, Lauren focuses her practice at Clearheart on working with individuals and couples experiencing blocks in wellbeing, sometimes brought about by trauma. Lauren is an approved CVAP provider and ICBC-friendly.
Personally and professionally committed to a journey of health, wholeness, and creativity – Lauren brings a depth and a breadth of experience to the therapeutic process with couples and individuals. Drawing upon Cognitive Behavioral therapy (CBT), Dialectical (DBT), Mindfulness approaches, Emotionally focused therapies, Somatic, Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR), Depth, and Transactional Analysis approaches are key modalities, depending on the client’s issues and needs. Lauren has advanced trainings in trauma, and related treatments for anxiety and depression. Bringing creativity and determination to support new breakthroughs, leading to real and lasting change, are core values in her approach.
Areas of Expertise
- Grief and Loss
- Emotional and Sexual Intimacy
- Relationship issues
- Family Conflict Resolution Mediation
- Trauma Release (Emotional, Sexual, Physical, Medical)