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Lauren Schultz

Psychology Extern 

1LT Lauren Schultz is a fourth-year doctoral student who attends the APA-accredited Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences in Bethesda, MD. She earned her Master’s Degree in Psychology from the Uniformed Services University and holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology from the United States Military Academy.

1LT Schultz has trained in a variety of clinical settings, including a neuropsychology clinic, college counseling centers, and various military mental health settings. Her clinical training and interests are based in a biopsychosocial approach with the use of
cognitive behavioral therapy and relational therapy techniques. 1LT Schultz has provided care to a diverse clientele with a range of conditions, with a special interest in working with athletes and service members.

Other areas of professional interest include emerging adulthood, life transitions, acceptance and commitment therapy, depression, anxiety and stress management, elite performance, and mindfulness. Her doctoral and master’s level research has focused on the use of digital phenotyping to passively monitor and detect depression in service members and the development of appropriate PHQ-9 cut-off scores to assess depression severity in military populations.

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