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Evan Lawrence LMHC

Licensing & Certifications:

  • Licensed Mental Health Counselor (LMHC)
  • Certified Personal Trainer (CPT)
  • Register Yoga Teacher (RYT200)
  • Precision Nutrition Level 1 Coach (PN1)
  • TEAM-CBT Certified Level 2
  • BRIEF Solution Focused Therapy

Professional Background

Evan Lawrence is a NYC-based psychotherapist who helps clients by combining cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT), mindfulness, solution focused brief therapy, and other techniques to serve them best. He also helps people with their physical health as a personal trainer, registered yoga teacher, and health coach. He completed his undergraduate education at UCONN and his master’s at CUNY John Jay, then worked in criminal justice mental health for several years before opening his private practice, Evan Lawrence Integrated Health.

Evan is also the co-founder of a fitness class for mental health called Daily Defusion. Evan is passionate about viewing our physical and mental health as one entity and using an integrated approach to keep us all healthy.

Professional Affiliations:

New York City Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Association


B.A. in Psychology from University of Connecticut
M.A. in Forensic Mental Health Counseling from CUNY John Jay (graduated with distinction)

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Areas of Focus

Evan Lawrence, LMHC, integrates psychotherapy with fitness coaching to foster holistic wellness. With expertise in cognitive behavioral therapy and a focus on mind-body connection, Evan empowers clients to navigate life’s challenges and optimize mental and physical health.

Evan Lawrence utilizes a number of therapeutic approaches, including:

  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Chronic Illness
  • Chronic Pain
  • Stress Management
  • Life Transition
  • Career Counseling
  • Body Composition Change
  • Health and Psychology

Exercise & Mental Health

Exercise & Mental Health: What Are the Benefits?

Exercise and mental health connect in numerous ways, and evidence suggests that physical activity can improve depression, anxiety, and other conditions. Exercise is not a substitute for professional help but can provide natural benefits with minimal risk.

December 12, 2020