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Lauren Hirsch, PhD (She/Her)


Direct (773) 870-5107 | LaurenH@midwestcounseling.com/

Focus: Individual therapy related to depression, anxiety disorders, depression, insomnia, stress management, and health-related concerns.

Biography: Dr. Lauren Hirsch, Ph.D., is a clinician with a strong background in health psychology and general mental health concerns. With a profound understanding of the intricate relationship between mind and body, Dr. Hirsch offers insightful guidance to individuals seeking to improve their overall well-being. She earned a Doctorate in Psychology from Seattle Pacific University and completed her APA-accredited internship at the University of Missouri and postdoctoral fellowship at Rush University Medical Center focused on health psychology and other health-related concerns.

Passionate about helping individuals navigate the complexities of mental health, Dr. Hirsch adopts a holistic approach to therapy, integrating evidence-based practices, such as Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, with compassionate care. Her areas of focus include anxiety disorders, depression, insomnia, stress management, and health-related concerns. By fostering a safe and supportive environment, Dr. Hirsch empowers clients to explore their emotions, thoughts, and behaviors, guiding them toward lasting positive change. Dr. Hirsch takes the time to tailor therapy to each client's unique needs; recognizing that no two individuals are alike and thus each treatment plan looks different. Her goal is to develop strategies that resonate with the client’s specific circumstances, promoting growth and resilience.

Dr. Hirsch is currently pursuing licensure in both Illinois and Washington state.