Psychotherapy is vital for overall wellness, aligning with Free2Be's personal freedom and self-expression philosophy. It helps individuals cope with trauma's profound impact on their well-being, offering emotional regulation, healthier relationships, and resilience. Psychotherapy fosters personal growth, encouraging people to pursue their passions. It's a treatment and prevention tool for mental health, empowering individuals to be authentic and live fulfilling lives.
Lauren Mallon Psychotherapy & Counselling Services
Lauren’s journey to becoming a Registered Psychotherapist started with a Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology at the University of Ulster, Magee, Ireland, where she was born and raised. Lauren moved to Canada in 2014 and continued her education at Yorkville University, studying a Master of Arts in Counselling Psychology. She has been working as a Psychotherapist since graduating in 2020. She works primarily with children, teens, young adults, and adults, assisting and supporting them with anxiety, depression, stress, life transitions, low self-esteem, peer relationships, family conflict, disordered eating, school issues, sports-related stressors, and sports performance. Lauren is also passionate about assisting parents with how to support their children and utilizing family work where necessary to bring families closer together.
In her personal life, Lauren is passionate about exercise, fitness, and the mind-body connection. She was a competitive dancer for 15 years. She can relate to the pressures of competitive sports and activities and the importance of caring for your body, mind and soul to be the best you can be and enjoy these interests.
Today, you can find her in the gym 3-4 times a week, training for running races and exploring new ways to challenge herself physically and mentally. She is a proud sponsor of the Burlington Centaurs Rugby Club and enjoys the sense of community in team sports and cheering on her friends and family. She is passionate about creating more awareness, providing education on the relationship between sports and mental health, and encouraging everyone in the community to prioritize their mental health more.