Lauren Phelps MFT Beach
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I help LGBTQIA2+ folks and those struggling with substance use develop the tools and resources to live their best lives.

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"The courageous heart is the one that is unafraid to open to the world."

 
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What To Expect At Your Visit

Are you curious about who you can trust with your fears and worries, or with your hopes and dreams?  Have you tried quitting or reducing those negative coping skills but keep falling back into your old patterns? 

 

You might be wondering if there's someone out there who can celebrate you for being a little "outside the box".  Maybe you’re in a consensual non-monogamous relationship, or you identify as LBGTQIA2+, or you’re considering transitioning your gender or sexual orientation and you're wondering who you can trust to be affirming and knowledgeable.

You deserve to be truly seen and celebrated for everything you bring to this world.  I help my clients remember their authentic goodness, reconnect to their true passions, and experience the joy of life again.  With my support, folks rely less on destructive numbing substances and behaviors and instead turn toward what truly fuels and heals them.

Sessions are offered either in-person or on Zoom, last 50 minutes, and are $110 paid via cash, credit card, or Venmo.  My practice is currently at capacity- please use the contact form below to be added to the waitlist.

 

Services I Offer

Meeting your unique needs

I will work with you in the place you feel most comfortable

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Remote Sessions

I offer convenient sessions via Zoom to meet my clients' needs in the comfort of their own homes.

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In-office Counseling

I offer in-office sessions in Paso Robles and San Luis Obispo.

 
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About Me

I am a queer and affirming Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist living on the Central Coast of California.  I’m an avid hiker, soccer player, and yoga teacher who finds peace in the mountains and rivers of California.  I’m a parent of two teenage children and pet lover with a rescue dog, kitten and a carnival-prize goldfish.  I’ve worked for the County of SLO with folks recovering from substance use and addiction and with a wide variety of LGBTQ+ identified individuals, children, and families navigating life in these unprecedented times.

 
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Safe & Affirming

 
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