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Dr. Lauren Gerber is a caring Child and Adolescent licensed psychologist serving the community of Boca Raton, Florida. Dr. Gerber attended Northwestern University where she earned her Bachelor of Science in General Studies followed by Pace University, where she earned both her Master of Science in Education and her Doctor in Psychology degrees. She then completed her internship in child and adolescent psychology at Rusk Institute of Rehabilitation Medicine in New York City. She is a member of the American Psychological Association.
For the last 20 years, Dr. Gerber worked in Chicago, Illinois both in the public school system and in her own private practice. In 2012, she relocated to Boca Raton, Florida where she taught at Lynn University in their psychology graduate school and also served as the Director of Clinical Services at The Slomin Family Center for Autism and Related Disabilities.
Dr. Gerber has published three books including: the 2016 Moonbeam Award winner—Autism and You, Kitchen Table Therapy, and, Does God Have an Email Address?
Dr. Gerber specializes in treating Autism Spectrum Disorders and has extensive experience treating ADHD, anxiety, depression and OCD. She has also developed expertise in the field of Child and Family psychology.
She is sensitive to the intersection between sociodemographic factors and mental health and welcomes patients from diverse backgrounds.
Dr. Gerber takes a comprehensive approach to consultation that increases diagnosis accuracy and provides treatment plans individualized to each patient. Her practice is not in-network for any insurance plans.
Verified Patient Reviews
Dr. Gerber was easy to talk to, very knowledgeable and offered multiple plans of action.
Fantastic listener and gives great feedback. Has therapy animals which eases stress. Great environment.
Dr. L is very educated and intelligent. She has continued to help me better my life for 2 years now & I am very grateful.
Everyone is very professional & curteous in the practice. I find the providers really know & understand me & my needs.
I love coming to Dr. Gerber, she makes me feel at ease and I always leave feeling better than I did when I came in and Gio (therapy dog) makes me feel soooo loved.
Excellent. Dr Gerber is a wonderful psychologist. She is the best.
Wonderfull compassionate therapist. Would highly reccomend Dr. Gerber!