Lauren Salazar

Advisory Board Member

Lauren Salazar

Lauren Salazar (she/her) is a proud Filipina-American mental health counselor and public speaker in New York City. California, Bay Area, born and raised, she believes just as we work out our physical bodies, we must also exercise our minds through mental fitness. Lauren aims to make mental health more accessible for the Asian American community. She received her B.S. in Applied Psychology from New York University and recently received her MA in Psychological Counseling and Ed.M in Mental Health Counseling from Teachers College, Columbia University. Lauren is currently working towards her NY State licensure as a mental health counselor.

The focus of Lauren’s current clinical work is with college students and identity formation. She has experience working with individuals of diverse sexual orientations and races, primarily struggling with addiction and personality disorders at Mount Sinai Hospital. Her work is trauma-informed and social justice-oriented as she helps clients create the lives they wish to live.

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