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Midcoast Counseling Group

The Team at Midcoast Counseling Group

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Lauren Hample, LCSW

EMDR Therapy Midcoast Maine

Lauren Hample is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in Brunswick, Maine and founder of Midcoast Counseling Group, PLLC. Lauren specializes in Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) for treating first responders, veterans, and adults with symptoms of PTSD, anxiety, stress, and complicated grief.

In 2011, Lauren earned her Master’s Degree in Clinician Social Work from the University of Southern Maine. Lauren studied Psychology and French at Dalhousie University and l’Université de Bourgogne, and graduated with her Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology from Houghton College in 2008. 

Lauren received training for EMDR through the EMDR Institute, and is an active member of EMDRIA. She has attended Advanced EMDR trainings focused on the treatment of Complex Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (C-PTSD), as well as Advanced EMDR for treating first responders and veterans. Lauren is also a Certified Clinical Trauma Professional (CCTP) through the International Association of Trauma Professionals.

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Lisa Hickey, LCSW

Contract Clinician and Trauma Specialist

Lisa has 15 years of experience in outpatient counseling and Employee Assistance Program counseling, recently transitioning to private practice at Midcoast Counseling Group in order to join a mental health treatment facility that is aware and remains informed of the challenges and issues specific to law enforcement, veterans, fire and rescue, and emergency medical personnel. Lisa specializes in Traumatic Incident Reduction and Prolonged Exposure for treating trauma in its many forms, including: PTSD, CPTSD, and acute stress disorder, anxiety, stress, and complex grief. In 2007, Lisa earned her Master’s Degree in Clinical Social Work from the University of Maine. Lisa studied Political Science with a concentration in Spanish and International Affairs, and graduated with her Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science from the University of Maine. Lisa is trained as a facilitator of Traumatic Incident Reduction and Life Stress Reduction. She has had in-depth training and case supervision in Prolonged Exposure. She has a wide variety of person-centered healing techniques to tailor to a client’s individual needs.