Lamar is a Licensed Master Social Worker who specializes in the treatment of depression, anxiety, and obsessive-compulsive disorders using a combination of cognitive-behavioral therapy, interpersonal psychotherapy, exposure response prevention, and mindfulness. In addition to intensive training and field practice in adult individual, couples, and family counseling through the top-rated University of Michigan School of Social Work, Lamar also completed advanced graduate studies in clinical chaplaincy and compassionate care at Harvard Divinity School. Prior to becoming a therapist, Lamar attended Emory Law School and practiced as an employment and disability civil rights attorney for more than ten years, earning the accolade of Super Lawyers Rising Star in both Georgia and Michigan.
Lamar’s therapeutic style is person-centered and strengths-based, integrating treatment goals that are co-created with each client to promote rational thinking, help regulate mood, and increase daily functioning. Lamar’s approach aims to empower individuals, couples, and families through cultivating the human capacity for expression, reflection, adaptability, and resilience.
Areas of focus include:
- Mood Disorders
- Obsessive-Compulsive Disorders
- Behavioral Addictions
- Gaming Addiction
- Stress Management and Self-Care
- Life, Career, and Relationship Transitions
- Coping and Communication Skills