Lauren Presutti, LLMSW
About Lauren Presutti
Lauren Presutti is a psychotherapist who holds a bachelor’s degree in sociology from Central Michigan and two graduate degrees in education as well as a master’s degree in social work from Grand Valley State. She has worked extensively with teens and adults in educational settings, public agencies, and nonprofits.
Born with muscular dystrophy and using a wheelchair, Lauren has adapted her body to meet circumstances through flexible thinking, coping strategies, and personal resourcefulness. Lauren appreciates emotional pain and emphasizes strengths-based therapy to help you achieve self-acceptance and empowerment.
Highly person-centered, Lauren focuses on a team-oriented therapeutic approach honoring the deepest emotional experiences while guiding your healing process in a safe, intimate environment. She challenges ineffective thinking and maladaptive behaviors, stressing therapeutic techniques based on your personal goals.
Lauren feels honored to be invited into others’ lives and considers your growth her most profound priority in therapy.
SpecialtiesAnxiety, Coping Skills, Depression
Age Group FocusAdolescents, Adults
Treatment ApproachesAcceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Attachment-based, Coaching, Cognitive Behavioral (CBT), Dialectical (DBT), Emotionally Focused, Humanistic, Integrative, Mindfulness-based (MBCT), Motivational Interviewing, Narrative, Psychodynamic, Relational, Solution Focused Brief (SFBT), Person-Centered Therapy
IssuesAcademic issues, Adoption, Anxiety, Asperger’s, Autism, Bipolar Disorder, Career Counseling, Caregiver Stress, Chronic Pain, Coping Skills, Coping With Medical Issues, Depression, Eating Disorders, Family Conflict, Goal Setting, Grief, Introversion, Leadership, Learning Disabilities, Life Coaching, OCD, Racial Identity, Relationship Issues, Self Esteem, Women’s Issues