FLAGSTAFF THERAPISTS

AVAILABLE IN PERSON AND VIA TELEHEALTH

LAUREN DAY KISER, LPC-S, CEDS-S, EMDRIA-AC

     Lauren specializes in the treatment of trauma, dissociative disorders, eating disorders, and substance use disorders. She has many years experience treating complex issues in the inpatient, residential, PHP & outpatient level of care. Lauren is a Certified Eating Disorder Specialist Supervisor, a Certified EMDR Therapist, an EMDRIA Approved Consultant, and an Adult Complex Trauma & Dissociation Specialist. She utilizes EMDR therapy to treat trauma, anxiety disorders, addictive behaviors and other life issues interfering with one's well being.

Lauren obtained a BA in Psychology at Texas Tech University where she was the lead research assistant in a Correctional Research Lab. Lauren obtained her MS from Lubbock Christian University and received the second highest score on the national comprehensive exam.

She developed an eating disorder program for those suffering with co-occurring substance use disorders.

She has held the role of Clinical Director at treatment facilities (Inpatient, Residential, PHP, and IOP) and is completing her doctorate degree focusing on addictive disorders and therapist's competency to treat eating disorders. Many therapists call on her for advanced trauma trainings and consultation for her various specialities.


Lauren practices at both Phoenix and Flagstaff campuses which can be very helpful for snowbirds or NAU students who might reside in either city throughout the year.

ANN CAPULIN-THAYER, LAC

  Ann is passionate about working with individuals suffering with anxiety, depression, traumatic experiences and difficult life transitions. Ann values truly listening to clients and helping them feel understood. She helps clients understand their past, their desired future, and explores what is/is not working in the present, while considering the client’s personal, relational, and cultural influences. Because Ann believes in addressing the root or source of clients’ struggles, she utilizes EMDR Therapy in conjunction with Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) approaches as is fitting.

Ann completed her Master’s Degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Northern Arizona University where she graduated with honors of Summa Cum Laude. She works with adults, adolescents and couples, and has worked with groups in outpatient settings, along with court-mandated clients recovering from substance abuse. Ann has active membership with the American Counseling Association and is licensed by the Arizona Board of Behavioral Health Examiners. Ann assists with the NAU counseling program and is planning to pursue a PhD in Counselor Education and Supervision.


Ann practices at both Phoenix and Flagstaff campuses which can be very helpful for snowbirds or NAU students who might reside in either city throughout the year.

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