Lara Conley, LCSW

Lara Conley, LCSW

Professions: Psychotherapy, Clinical Social Work
License Status: I'm a licensed professional.
Primary Credential: Licensed Clinical Social Worker - SW11520
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1-800-651-8085 ext. 21069
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Office 1
621 S Federal Highway
Suite #1 & #2
Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33301 - United States
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Office 2
1881 NE 26th St, Suite 221
Wilton Manors, Florida 33305 - United States
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Whether you are feeling stuck due to difficult relationships, anxiety, depression, traumatic events, or simply struggling with the very real challenges of everyday life, you can find greater self-compassion, confidence, experience less stress, and connect with your natural strength and wisdom. You do not have to struggle alone. Life can feel easier and relationships more fulfilling!

My approach is collaborative and individualized to your specific needs and strengths. Together we will identify new alternatives to limiting patterns and beliefs and explore skills to make life feel like less of a struggle and more fun. I am committed to partnering with you in creating greater well-being, freedom, and joy.

In addition to utilizing traditional talk therapy approaches, I also specialize in using alternative methods that address the mind-body connection including EMDR and yoga for mental health.

EMDR is an evidenced-based therapy for the treatment of traumatic stress and managing responses to distressing life experiences. This treatment can be quite effective in dealing with symptoms of anxiety, depression, panic, and issues related to performance.

I am also a registered yoga teacher and have specialized training in using therapeutic yoga for mood regulation and stress reduction. For those interested in exploring the mind/body connection more fully, these skills can be accessed no matter your physical ability or level of experience. Whether you're wound up or can't get off the couch, we can create a practice for you.

Email or Call Lara Conley, LCSW at 1-800-651-8085 ext. 21069

More Info About My Practice

I do not accept insurance at this time. However, I can provide you with a statement to submit to your insurance company if you have out of network benefits.

I am happy to provide a free phone consultation to see if we are a good fit!

Specific Issue(s) I'm Skilled at Helping With

I have extensive experience helping adolescents and adults struggling with depression, anxiety, traumatic stress, addictive behavior, poor impulse control, interpersonal/family conflict, grief/loss, and low self esteem.

What I Love about Being a Psychotherapist

As a psychotherapist, my primary focus is on developing and nurturing transformative connections with others. I am so often inspired by the strength and resilience of the people I work with and I'm grateful to assist in the healing process. I truly value being in a position to bear witness to the positive changes that people make in their lives.

My Guiding Ethical Principles

- We all possess the capacity to heal and live fulfilling lives.
- Relationships and meaningful connections are a powerful forces that have the power to facilitate transformation.
- Respect of diversity in all of its expressions.
- Self-determination within the therapeutic relationship.
- Use of safe practices that take into account individual differences and the scope of my knowledge and competence.

Services I Provide

  • Individual Therapy & Counseling

Ages I Work With

  • Teens
  • Adults
  • Elders

Languages

  • English

Client Concerns Within Your Scope of Practice

  • Abandonment
  • Abuse / Abuse Survivor Issues
  • Addictions and Compulsions
  • Adjusting to Change / Life Transitions
  • Anger
  • Anxiety
  • Body Image
  • Codependency / Dependency
  • Communication Problems
  • Depression
  • Emotional Overwhelm
  • Grief, Loss, and Bereavement
  • Identity Issues
  • Inadequacy
  • LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender) Issues
  • Life Purpose / Meaning / Inner-Guidance
  • Mood Swings / Mood Disturbance
  • Perfectionism
  • Posttraumatic Stress / Trauma
  • Self-Doubt
  • Self-Esteem
  • Sexual Assault / Abuse
  • Shame
  • Social Anxiety / Phobia
  • Spirituality
  • Stress
  • Worry
  • Young Adult Issues

Types of Therapy

  • Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing
  • Integration of different therapy models
  • Mindfulness Based Cognitive Therapy
  • Mindfulness Based Interventions
  • Psychodynamic
  • Relational Psychotherapy
  • Yoga Therapy

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