About Lauren Fox, LMFT

Lauren Fox treats patients between the ages of 4 and 13 in kids . And treats patients between the ages 20 and 64 in adults.

Lauren Fox is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist who specializes in working with children, families, and adults. Lauren earned her Bachelors of Fine Arts from Syracuse University in 2007 and a Masters of Science in Couple and Family Therapy from the University of Rhode Island in 2016.

Her primary areas of specialty include: Family Therapy, individual counseling, relational issues, behavioral modification, Autism, life transitions/adjustments, Anxiety, self-esteem, stress management, and Trauma. Additional areas of focus are Couples Therapy, premarital counseling, parenting skills, LGTBQ+, women’s issues, and military life.

As a relational therapist, Lauren takes a strengths-based and collaborative approach with all individuals in the room. She strives to create a safe environment that fosters a positive and trusting therapist/client relationship. Lauren utilizes various treatment methods such as Solution-Focused Therapy, Narrative Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, Multisystemic Therapy, crisis intervention, and cognitive behavioral strategies.

Lauren began her career doing in-home crisis intervention where she worked with many systems, including schools and other medical professionals, for integrated care. As a result of this experience and her systemic training she understands and values how social, cultural, and biological influences can impact an individual. Lauren has also conducted and published research on the benefits of incorporating humor into therapy, creating space for laughter or playfulness, and the importance of the therapist/client relationship.

Specialties

  • Adolescent/Teen Issues
  • Agoraphobia
  • Anger Management
  • Anxiety
  • Behavioral Therapy
  • Bereavement/Grief Counseling
  • Binge Eating
  • Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD)
  • Bullying
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Cognitive Therapy
  • Couples Conflict Resolution
  • Cultural Diversity Issues
  • Depression
  • Eating Disorder
  • Emotional Overeating
  • Gender Dysphoria
  • Hyperactive Disorder (ADD/ADHD)
  • Irrational Fears/Phobias
  • Loneliness
  • Malaise
  • Marriage Conflict Resolution
  • Marriage Counseling
  • Mental Health Consultation
  • Mental Health Problem
  • Mental Illness
  • Mood Disorders
  • Mood Swings
  • Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
  • Panic Attack
  • Parenting Counseling
  • Phobia
  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Counseling
  • Pre-College Fears
  • Pre-Move In Couples Counseling
  • Premarital Conflict Resolution
  • Premarital Counseling
  • Psychological Trauma
  • Psychology Consultation
  • Psychotherapy
  • Relationship Counseling
  • Relationship Struggles
  • Separation Anxiety
  • Sleep Disorder
  • Sleep Problems
  • Social Anxiety
  • Stress
  • Stress Management
  • Therapy
  • Worry
  • Education & Certifications

    Education
    University of Rhode Island

    Master's in Couple and Family Therapy

    Syracuse University

    Bachelor's

    Locations

    Mechanicsville, VA

    9202 Center Oak Court
    Mechanicsville, VA 23116-2744