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LCSW, CSAC ( licensed clinical social worker in VA, MD, and DC)

Lauren K. Nickum

My Approach

Lauren K. Nickum provides individual and group therapy by telemedicine. Lauren uses a combination of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, and Dialectical Behavioral Therapy skills to empower her clients to make changes and learn how to live the life they desire. Lauren offers a free initial phone consultation to see if her approach will be a good fit for your needs.


Lauren K. Nickum is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in Virginia, Maryland, and Washington D.C. She has 10+ years of experience treating adults and adolescents for mental health disorders through a Virginia Community Services Board as well as over 5 years in private practice. Her career experience includes extensive work helping people to overcome mental health challenges including anxiety, depression, postpartum challenges, personality disorders, trauma, anger management, and general life and relationship stress. Lauren works with a variety of diverse client populations which includes people struggling with chronic illnesses, members of the recovery community and their loved ones, and members of the LGBTQIA+ community.