Lauren Gavin

Lauren Gavin

MSW, LICSW, RPT
Therapist
Bio

Lauren is a passionate and empathetic therapist who specializes in working with children and their families. She works to create a safe and comfortable environment to help children give voice to areas where they may be struggling. Lauren is a registered play therapist (RPT) who uses child centered play in her work with children to help them express and navigate the demands of their environment to gain a better sense of stability, safety, happiness, and overall wellbeing. Lauren incorporates play therapy, solution-focused therapy, and cognitive-behavioral therapy in her practice with children and families.

Lauren works with issues related to childhood adjustment, trauma, grief & loss, divorce, adoption, depression, anxiety, self-esteem, and anger. Lauren has previous experience working in early childhood education, children’s day treatment, school-based therapy, outpatient therapy with kids and families, and a hospital setting.

Education
Master's of Clinical Social Work
University of St. Thomas, St. Catherine University
Pronouns
Language(s)
English
Ellie Mental Health
Woodbury, MN

652 Bielenberg Dr.
Suite 104
Woodbury, MN 55125