Lauren Smith MS, RP, MFT Pre-Clinical Fellow

Psychotherapist


Language

English

Education & Certifications

  • Master of Science degree in Family Studies- Marriage and Family Therapy, University of Kentucky
  • Bachelor of Science degree in Human Development and Family Science, Oklahoma State University

Professional Affiliations

  • College of Registered Psychotherapists of Ontario (CRPO)
  • Canadian Association for Marriage and Family Therapy
  • Association for Experiential Education

Summary of Experience

Experience working with individuals, couples, families, and groups facing a variety of mental health concerns, such as anxiety, depression, stress, relationship conflict, trauma, and grief. Extensive experience working with youth and families.

Provides psychotherapy through a systems-based approach and often incorporates best practices from Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, Emotion-Focused Therapy, and experiential interventions based in Adventure Therapy.

Continuing Education

  • Assessment and Treatment of Complex Post-Traumatic Stress, Centre for Interpersonal Relationships
  • Culturally Responsive Mental Health Care for Refugees, Spiritual and Cultural Care Conference
  • Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST), LivingWorks Education Inc.
  • Working with Children Engaging in Concerning Sexual Behaviours, Safer and Vital Communities Grant
  • Making it Work: The Attachment, Regulation, Competency Framework (ARC) – A Guide to Assessment, Treatment Planning, and Intervention, SafeGuards: Training for Children and Adult Services
  •  Level 1: Bridging the Couple Chasm, Gottman Couples Therapy: A New Research-Based Approach
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