Counselors Associates Ltd: +1 (618) 972.1568

Lauren Richter, MA, LPC, NCC

Contact: 
Troy Office 

Lauren is an integrated psychotherapist who  believes clients are their own expert. She provides a supportive environment to help foster bringing out her clients’ fullest potential by helping them recognize their strengths and learning how to set healthy boundaries. Lauren strongly believes a trusting relationship is the foundation for which healing is built on. She works with her clients to develop and work towards their goals. Lauren uses a variety of approaches including Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Client-Centered, mindfulness, and Solution-Focused therapy. She also uses play and art therapy techniques when working with children.

Prior to joining Counselors Associates Ltd., her experience includes working in community mental health as well as domestic violence. She specializes in treating anxiety, depression, self-harm, trauma, anger management, and domestic violence. Lauren sees adults, adolescents, and children.

Licensure & Education
Licensed Professional Counselor
Nationally Board-Certified Counselor 
M.A. in Professional Counseling with Emphasis in Clinical Mental Health Counseling, Webster University
B.A. in Organizational Communication With Emphasis in Management, minor in Psychology, McKendree University 

Specialties

  • Anxiety & Depression
  • Anger Management
  • Boundaries
  • Children
  • Crisis Intervention
  • Domestic Violence
  • Self-Esteem
  • Self-Harm
  • Trauma