Lauren Canonico, LCSW

Body, Sex, Trauma and LGBTQ+ Affirmative Psychotherapy 

Hi! I’m Lauren. I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and psychotherapist in private practice in Manhattan. I see individuals ages 13+, couples and those in relationships, and am the Founding Clinical Director of the Affirmative Therapy Collective, a group practice where I work with therapists with overlapping specialties. 

In addition to my private practice, I also offer clinical supervision to other therapists, consult with organizations, providing training and clinical supervision, and teach at Fordham University’s Graduate School of Social Service.

My areas of specialty include:


Body and Self Image,

Chronic and Complex PTSD (C-PTSD),

Eating Disorders and Disordered Eating (especially for those who are trans, queer or live in larger bodies),

Fat Acceptance,

Health at Every Size / Fat Positive therapy,


IVF Trauma,

Family building,


Medical Trauma,


PCOS and chronic illness,

Relationship Issues,

Sexual Trauma,


Therapy for Therapists,

Transgender issues,

Women’s Issues



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Contact Lauren for a free 15 minute phone consultation.

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