Lauren Silvers, PhD is a licensed Clinical Psychologist who specializes in treating children and their families. Dr. Silvers provides skills-based treatment to children and parents utilizing evidence-informed interventions. Specifically, her practice focuses on childhood behavioral problems including aggression, poor interpersonal skills, disobedience, hyperactivity and impulsivity. She also provides treatment to children experiencing anxiety and depression, as well as issues related to toileting. Dr. Silvers enjoys collaborating with parents to improve child and family functioning. When appropriate, parent coaching is incorporated to help parents learn effective, research-based behavior management techniques. A primary focus of treatment is to develop strategies to improve a child’s behavior and emotional health whereby achieving greater family harmony.
Dr. Silvers received her undergraduate degree from the University of Washington and was awarded her masters and doctorate degrees by Seattle Pacific University. Her clinical training experience includes treating young children with ADHD and conduct problems at the University of Washington Parenting Clinic as well as assisting parents manage and improve their child’s functioning. She completed an internship at Children’s Hospital and Research Center Oakland treating children with a broad range of emotional and behavioral difficulties. Dr. Silvers’ theoretical approach to therapy is integrative, meaning that the appropriate treatment modality is chosen based on the specific needs of each patient. Specifically, she utilizes cognitive-behavioral, family systems, and interpersonal theories to guide her practice.
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Dr. Silvers can be reached at (206) 999-8778 or LaurenSilvers.PhD@gmail.com .
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Insurance: Premera, First Choice