Lauren Berger, Ph.D. received her bachelor’s degree from Siena College in 2007. In 2008 she graduated with a master's degree in mental health counseling and continued on for a doctoral degree in Counseling Psychology from University at Albany, graduating in 2014. Lauren completed her doctoral internship at Albany Medical Center with additional rotations at the Capital District Psychiatric Center and the Veterans Affairs hospital (VA). Lauren completed her practicum clinical work here in the Union College Counseling Center from 2011-2013. She enjoyed her time so much that she decided to come back for her post-doctoral fellowship in 2014, and continue part-time for the 2015-2016 school year.
When Lauren is not at the counseling center, she is teaching and doing research at the undergraduate level. Currently, Lauren is a visiting professor at Skidmore College. Her research interests include work-life balance of working mothers, parenting gender role norms, and clinical supervision. Clinically, Lauren works with a wide variety of presenting symptoms and concerns. Her approach to treatment is eclectic, molding the therapeutic approach to meet the needs of student.