Dr. Lauren Flaherty

Lauren Flaherty, Ph.D. is a temporarily licensed psychologist currently in her post-doctoral residency in neuropsychology. She is under the supervision of Dr. Jacquelyn Graven.

Dr. Flaherty earned her bachelor’s degree in psychology from the University of Louisville, her master’s degree in bioethics from and master’s degree in clinical psychology from the University of Louisville, and her doctoral degree in clinical psychology from the University of Louisville. She completed an internship at Robley Rex Veteran Affairs and completed six months of her residency in neuropsychology at Comprehensive Neuropsychological Services before joining Graven & Associates, PLLC. Dr. Flaherty is a member of the Louisville Chapter of the Society for Neuroscience, American Psychological Association, American Society for Bioethics and Humanities, Mindfulness Based Clinical Practice Organization, and Political Action for Psychology. She also has several scientific publications, given international talks, and is occasionally a reviewer for the Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine Journal.

Dr. Flaherty takes an integrated and holistic approach to treatment and develops individualized empirically based treatment plans for her patients. She treats patients for children (starting at age eight), adolescents, teens, adults, families, and couples. She has experience in treating anxiety, panic, depression, attention concerns, trauma, personality disorders, eating disorders, obsessive-compulsive disorder, autism spectrum, gender identity concerns, schizophrenia, sexual dysfunction, couple's counseling, life stress, cognitive issues, learning disorders, memory impairment, etc. Dr. Flaherty specializes in neuropsychological assessment and conducts psychological and psychoeducational evaluations as well as therapy.

Dr. Flaherty is married and has three children. She enjoys being active in church, volunteering at the Greek festivals, travelling, being outside, the piano, tennis, new restaurants, and is a huge fan of the Buffy the Vampire Slayer series.