Lauren Arnau is a child and adolescent therapist (LMHC) in Scarsdale, NY and the Clinical Director at Peaceful Living MHC.


Lauren specializes in children and teens ages 5-21 struggling with anxiety and behavior challenges.

Lauren is trained in the use of EMDRMindfulness and CBT for the relief of stress and anxiety.  She helps adults in these areas as well.

Lauren is available for afternoon & evening appointments in our Westchester, NY office, located on the border of Scarsdale and Eastchester.

Hi, I'm Lauren!

Child & Teen Behavior Therapist in Westchester, NY

EMDR Therapist for Kids & Adults

My bottom line is to help your child succeed in the real world, while making your home life more peaceful. 

  • Do you have a sense that your child is struggling more than others?

  • Is your parental instinct telling you that your child or teen needs help?

  • Are difficult behaviors or constant stress impacting your entire family?

  • Are you tortured by your histroy of trauma or anxiety and you need help?


I help clients (kids and adults) develop healthy communication skills, learn to manage stress, and develop insightful decision making skills. 


I use a variety of therapies, including:


I specialize in helping children and adolescents, as well as adults struggling with:

  • intense emotions

  • challenging behaviors

  • depression

  • anxiety

  • trauma 

  • autism spectrum disorders

  • developmental disorders

  • ADHD

Family counseling sessions are also provided and recommended to ensure the behavior goals are maintained. My office is a safe, warm, and nonjudgmental environment so therapy is a comfortable and enjoyable process.

Call today so we can start working together!

  • M.S., LMHC (Licensed Mental Health Counselor) - Pace University

Lauren holds a license in New York to practice Mental Health Counseling (LMHC) with a MS degree from Pace University in Mental Health Counseling.


Lauren has completed Levels 1 and 2 of basic training in Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR).  She actively uses EMDR daily in her practice with children, adolescents and adults.  Lauren also receives ongoing EMDR Consultation to make sure all clients are engaging in the safest and most effective forms of EMDR Therapy.