Lauren Oates

  • Kentucky

About Lauren Oates's service

Lauren Oates is a highly experienced and compassionate therapist, specializing in both Licensed Professional Clinical Counseling (LPCC) and Licensed Professional Art Therapy (LPAT) in Kentucky. With national board certification in Art Therapy (ATR-BC), Lauren has dedicated her career to providing therapy for individuals and families in need through a non-profit community mental health organization. Lauren’s therapeutic approach is centered around the individual, with a strong emphasis on adaptability. She firmly believes that each client is the expert of their own life and tailors therapy accordingly to their unique goals and needs for maximum effectiveness. Rather than focusing solely on diagnoses, Lauren’s goal is to help clients utilize their strengths to achieve a positive and healthy state of being. In addition to traditional therapy techniques, Lauren also offers art therapy for those interested. Art therapy can be particularly helpful in cases where it is challenging to express oneself or understand one’s emotions. The act of creating art can also be a therapeutic and enjoyable experience in its own right. Lauren believes that mental health is an integral part of overall well-being and should be treated with the same importance as any other aspect of healthcare. She understands that everyone can benefit from additional support at different times in their lives, and encourages anyone considering therapy, even

Areas of Focus and Specialization

  • ADHD
  • Anger management
  • Anxiety
  • Career difficulties
  • Coping with life changes
  • Depression
  • Eating disorders
  • Family conflicts
  • Grief
  • Intimacy-related issues
  • LGBT
  • Parenting issues
  • Relationship issues
  • Self esteem
  • Sleeping disorders
  • Stress
  • Trauma and abuse

Additional areas

  • and OCD
  • Body Image
  • Co-morbidity
  • Commitment Issues
  • Communication Problems
  • Compulsions
  • Control Issues
  • Coping with Natural or Human-Caused Disaster
  • Disruptive Mood Dysregulation Disorder (DMDD)
  • Dissociation
  • Divorce and Separation
  • Domestic Violence
  • Family of Origin Issues
  • Family Problems
  • Forgiveness

Therapeutic approaches

  • Client-Centered Therapy
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Emotionally-Focused Therapy (EFT)
  • Mindfulness Therapy
  • Motivational Interviewing
  • Solution-Focused Therapy
  • Trauma-Focused Therapy

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Years in practice

5 years

NPI number


License Details

KY LPCC 246357


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