Lauren Dresner, LCSW-C


Ages Served

Children (under 12), Adolescents & Teens, Adults (up to 40), Adults (41-64)


Anxiety and Trauma Disorders, Adolescent and Child Disorders, Mood Disorders, Personality Disorders, Psychosis, Thought Disorders

Services Offered

Adult Therapy/Counseling (Individual), Child and Adolescent Therapy/Counseling, Couples Counseling, Family Therapy

Treatment Approach

Art Therapy, Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Culturally Sensitive, Interpersonal, Mindfulness-Based (MBCT), Narrative Therapy, Person-Centered Therapy, Play Therapy, Strengths-Based Therapy


1447 York Rd, #601
Timonium, MD 21093


Addiction, ADD/ADHD, Adolescent/Child Issues, Alcoholism, Anger Management, Anxiety, Bipolar Disorder, Coping Skills, Depression, Family Conflict, Grief and Loss, Life Transitions, Parenting, Peer Relationship Issues, Relationship Conflicts / Divorce, Self-Esteem, Stress, Substance Use, Suicidal Ideation, Trauma and PTSD


Lauren enjoys working with children and adults doing individual, family, and couples therapy. Her clinical specializations include treating depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder, psychosis, mood disorders and dysregulation, substance abuse, behavioral concerns, as well as marital, parenting, and family conflict. Lauren prides herself in providing a warm and open environment that allows her patients to feel safe and comfortable in starting their own journey to wellness.

Due to her personal experience of witnessing her family members and friends suffer from mental illness, Lauren has dedicated herself to working toward understanding why mental illness is affecting so many people and how to assist them as they navigate through it. She is very passionate about therapy because of the wonderful therapeutic relationships she can make with others as she helps them start a healthy journey.

Education & Experience

Lauren attended SUNY Plattsburgh and received a Bachelor's Degree in Criminal Justice, as well as a Bachelor's Degree in Psychology. Following this, Lauren went to Simmons University and received a Master's in Social Work.

Lauren obtained her LMSW in 2019 and obtained her LCSW-C in 2022.

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A Little Bit About Me

"I love hiking, going to the beach, and hanging out with my two French bulldogs, Belle and Stella."

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