Lauren Lazar Stern, MA, ATR-BC, LPC, EMDR Certified Therapist
Eating Disorder Specialist in Oakland

Are you a college student who is facing any of the following issues, or do you have a roommate or friend who is?

  • Anorexia
  • Bulimia
  • Binge eating
  • Excessive exercising (exercise addiction)
  • Self-image issues
  • Depression
  • Self-injury
  • Obsessive / compulsive thoughts
  • Anxiety / stress Management
  • Body-image disturbance

If so, you can get help!

Lauren Lazar Stern is a Board-certified art psychotherapist and Licensed Professional Counselor who is certified in EMDR and who has been treating all types of eating disorders since 1989. Lauren can help you get to the root of your problems and seek answers to them.

  • Individual and group therapy available
  • EMDR Certified
  • Art psychotherapy and psychotherapy groups for college students conveniently located in Oakland
  • Available for lectures on college campuses and to women's groups
  • Author of The Slender Trap: A Food and Body Workbook

Lauren Lazar Stern offers students an individualized, multi-dimensional treatment approach, which focuses on the emotional, physical, and psychological well being of each individual client. She not only works on symptom reduction, but also helps each individual to understand the underlying conflicts that cause the symptoms. When helpful, Lauren incorporates art therapy and journaling to assist in the process of self-actualization. Individual and group sessions are available.

Lauren utilizes a treatment-team approach working with registered dieticians, psychiatrists, PCPs and on-campus student health centers. Family participation is encouraged when helpful. Lauren will form new groups according to the needs of her clients.

Lauren's background includes work on in-patient university hospital units, outpatient and partial hospitalization clinics, and lecturing at universities and at high schools. She trained at Hahnemann Hospital in Philadelphia, and at the Hampstead Child Therapy Clinic in London under the direction of Anna Freud.

The Slender Trap: A Food and Body Workbook

Life is too short to be caught in The Slender Trap.  Find your way out before it’s too late!

Discover the truth about the way you feel about your body and yourself. It will also clarify whether or not you are caught in the SlenderTrap, and if so, will help you develop a way out!

Lauren Lazar Stern sensitively guides you through a variety of drawing and writing exercises in this book that will ultimately help you to clarify and dispel some of the food and beauty myths that many of you have been living by for so many years.

Take the "Is This Familiar Quiz" to see if this workbook seems right for you.

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