Lucy S. Lauer is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor with 26 years experience as a registered dietitian and fifteen years as a professional counselor. She has treated disordered eating and related conditions from both a nutritional and psychological perspective. She has presented workshops at the local, state and national level on many aspects of disordered eating for psychologists and counselors, physicians, dietitians, parents and teachers. She established and facilitated the Space Coast Eating Disorders Professional Consortium and supervised Florida Tech Psychology students in a special practicum focused on Eating Disorder treatment.
She is currently in private practice in Brevard County, Florida, where she provides psychotherapy for individuals, couples and families. Together with a Registered Dietitian, she facilitates a psychoeducational group to address Emotional Eating. She also works closely with a bariatric surgery program providing pre-surgery evaluations and post-op consultation for those who continue to struggle with overeating.
Lucy is a dynamic speaker whose interactive style makes her workshops informative and relevant for participants. She offers case examples to illustrate therapeutic interventions and shares insights about successes and failures in the treatment of this challenging population. Participants will leave the workshop with knowledge they can use.