Licensed Psychological Associate

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Lauren Francis is a licensed psychological associate who graduated with her MA in Clinical Psychology in December 2019. She has experience working with a variety of clients in an outpatient clinic setting, intensive outpatient program, and a university counseling center.  Lauren takes an eclectic approach to therapy, utilizing aspects of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, and other treatment modalities as indicated. Lauren is passionate about working with individuals with a variety of concerns. She specializes in treating eating disorders and body image concerns, OCD, trauma, and mood and anxiety disorders.

Lauren works to create a collaborative, nonjudgmental, and supportive atmosphere to assist clients in making the changes that will lead to a fulfilling life. She believes in taking a team approach to therapy as she knows, that while she has the knowledge and education, the client is the expert on themself. Lauren does not adhere to a one-size-fits-all approach to therapy. She has an awareness of each client’s unique needs and feels strongly about working with clients to find the approach and skills that work best for them.

Lauren is also the Treatment Coordinator for Chrysalis’ IOP. She handles all admissions and assists clients with administrative needs throughout their time in the program. For more information about CCIOP, contact Lauren at!

Accepted Insurance Plans:
Blue Cross Blue Shield
NC State Employees Health Plan

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