ABOUT

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Lauren Day, LK INSTITUTE

Lauren Day, MS, LPC-S, CEDS-S

Certified EMDR Therapist // EMDRIA Approved Consultant

EXPERTISE & STORY

The LK Institute formed with the mission to offer specialized treatment to clients suffering with complex issues such as PTSD, Addiction, Eating Disorders, Self-Harm/Cutting, Anxiety and relational issues. The LK Institute ensures that each therapist has exceptional training to address these types of issues ​and has made this our utmost priority.

 The LK Institute offers advanced therapeutic training and consultation from Lauren Day to other Counselors pursuing greater clinical skills and specialization. She is a Licensed Professional Counselor Supervisor who specializes in the treatment of Eating Disorders, Substance Use Disorders, and EMDR Therapy. Lauren obtained a BA in Psychology at Texas Tech University where she operat​ed as the Lead Research Assistant in a Forensic and Correctional Research Lab. She interviewed male offenders incarcerated in maximum security prisons who suff​er with severe and persistent mental illness. Lauren obtained her Masters degree from Lubbock Christian University and received the second highest score on the national comprehensive exam, well distinguished among her peers. She has many years experience treating patients suffering with chemical dependency at the Residential and outpatient level. She developed an eating disorder program to treat patients suffering with co-occurring substance use disorders. She has also held the role of Clinical Director at Eating Disorder facilities at all levels of care (Inpatient, Residential, Partial Hospitalization Program, and Intensive Outpatient). Lauren currently is completing her doctorate degree in Counselor Education as her primary passion is helping therapists become competent and confident in their clinical skills, especially when working with complex issues. Lauren is a Licensed Professional Counselor-Supervisor (AZ & TX), a Certified Eating Disorder Specialist-Supervisor,  a Certified EMDR Therapist and an EMDRIA Approved Consultant.

Lauren facilitates EMDR Basic & Advanced Trainings through the Advanced Education Institute. She is under the consultation of Dalene Forester, PhD, LMFT, CEDS, EMDRIA President, 2016. For more information about the Advanced Education Institute, please visit www.aei4you.net