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Bio

Dr. Lauren Brown is a licensed clinical psychologist and health service provider in Concord, MA. She counsels women and their partners on fertility and family planning, pregnancy, childbirth, postpartum health, and work-life balance. She helps individuals recover and sustain a healthy sense of self and well being after the major life changes of child loss, child bearing and child rearing. Dr. Brown has broad expertise in women’s issues of all kinds, with specialized training in crisis, grief, and trauma support. She has presented at National conferences and to general audiences speaking on the topics of perinatal mental health, gender identity, countertransference, and suicide prevention. Dr. Brown uses an integrative approach to treatment, drawing on clients’ needs and personal preferences.  Her style is warm, authentic, and nonjudgmental, focusing on one's inherent strength and wisdom in guiding their healing journey.

Education:

Doctor of Psychology, Clinical Psychology, University of Hartford, West Hartford, CT

Master of Arts, Clinical Psychology, University of Hartford, West Hartford, CT

Bachelor of Science, Psychology and Human Services, Northeastern University, Boston, MA

Clinical Training and Experience:

Regional Psychologist at Massachusetts Partnership for Correctional Healthcare, Framingham, MA

Predoctoral Intern at Comprehensive Outpatient Services Inc., Fitchburg, MA 

Research Coordinator at The Consultation Center & the Center for Interdisciplinary Research on AIDS, Yale University, New Haven, CT

Adjunct Faculty at the University of Hartford, Psychology Department, West Hartford, CT

Rape Crisis Counselor at the Boston Area Rape Crisis Center

Professional Memberships:

American Psychological Association, Division 35, Society for the Psychology of Women

Massachusetts Psychological Association

Postpartum Support International 

Email or call today for an initial consultation with Dr. Brown:

drbrown@concordtherapy.com

(978) 369 3297

Did you know it's common for expecting or recovering parents to experience::
  • Anxiety and panic
  • Depression and sadness
  • Irrational anger and irritability
  • Obsessive thoughts (including harm to one's child or self)
  • Feelings of guilt and shame
  • Emotional numbness and disconnection
  • Insomnia or hypersomnia
  • Relationship conflict
  • Difficulties focusing or completing tasks
  • Stress-related physical symptoms
  • Decrease in work-related performance
  • Not feeling "like my old self"