Lauren Geriak, LPC

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Lauren Geriak is a licensed professional counselor at Weaver and Associates. As a graduate from The George Washington University’s Clinical Mental Health Counseling master’s program, Lauren holds dual certification as a Nationally Certified Counselor and a Nationally Certified Clinical Mental Health Counselor (NCC/NCCMHC) as recognized by the American Counseling Association. Her field experience includes working in both private practice and in community mental health. Lauren’s therapeutic interests include working with children, adolescents and families, and she has extensive training in trauma-focused modalities. Her specialties include client-centered therapy, filial therapy, Theraplay, cognitive behavior therapy, trauma-focused integrative play therapy, play-based developmental assessment, sand therapy, mindfulness-based stress reduction, in addition to yoga and meditation strategies for self-regulation of symptoms. Lauren is passionate about using her experience in expressive therapies and helping her clients access their own inner-strengths to address a wide variety of emotional challenges including anxiety, depression, attachment, trauma, and loss. Lauren provides an integrative counseling approach to client sessions tailored to the specific needs of her individual clients. FULL CREDENTIALS