Dr. Lauren Vazquez Soberon is a licensed clinical psychologist with a focus on the provision of health psychology services. She earned her PhD in clinical psychology from the University of Florida in 2009. She completed a post-doctoral residency in the Department of Behavioral Medicine at Brooks Rehabilitation Hospital in Jacksonville, Florida. Her doctoral training and early career was focused on the practice of health psychology across a variety of populations, including patients with cardiovascular diseases, organ transplants, chronic pain, obesity, diabetes, cancer, infertility, and other general medical conditions.
Dr. Soberon has been involved in a variety of research and has authored over 30 research manuscripts, abstracts, and book chapters spanning topics such as women’s health, quality of life, psychosocial functioning, anxiety management, and body image concern. She was the recipient of a National Institutes of Health research fellowship to fund her research on female cardiovascular patients. Dr. Soberon has been a frequent speaker at patient support groups and medical education meetings.
Her health psychology practice is focused on utilizing cognitive behavioral strategies for helping patients gain insight and make changes with regards to how their medical conditions affect their physical and emotional functioning.