Dr. Lauren is licensed psychologist, relationship couch, consultant, author, educator, activist, and international speaker. Dr. Lauren has dedicated herself to the field of LGBT-Affirmative Psychotherapy, Women’s Empowerment & is a pioneer in Lesbian-Affirmative Therapy. Her first book: Lesbian Love Addiction: Understanding the Urge to Merge and what to do When Things go Wrong is available on Amazon and Barnes and Noble. You can get a free excerpt at lesbianloveaddiction.com. Articles written by Dr. Lauren have been featured in numerous mental health magazines and she publishes a monthly written and video blog titled “Dr. Costine’s Commentary.” Her website is drlaurencostine.com.