Lauren Disner brings her extensive background as a therapist, clinical leader, entrepreneur, educator, and treatment innovator to New Haven. From her early work in direct care responsibilities in an adolescent treatment program, to her leadership of a successful group practice, to her more recent experience as a Clinical Director at New Haven, Lauren is at home working with families with challenges. Lauren’s work and interest areas, both personal and professional, have allowed her to connect powerfully with clients while utilizing a rich set of clinical skills, including DBT, CBT, Motivational Interviewing, Family Systems approaches, Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy work, and addiction recovery strategies. Fluent in both Spanish and English, Lauren’s life outside of work encompasses a wonderful multi-cultural family, musicianship, a regular mindfulness practice and a variety of other interests.
Lauren and her husband Carlos have been married for more than two decades and are parents to four kids. She and her family enjoy learning new skills in handicrafts and homesteading, engaging in a variety of sports such as football and soccer, practicing dance, reading popular fantasy series books aloud, traveling, and watching historical fiction dramas.