Lauren received her Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from Kennesaw State University and her Master’s degree in Clinical Counseling Psychology from Brenau University. Lauren is an Associate License and is under the supervision of Teresa Woodruff, LPC, ATR-BC, CPCS. Lauren offers a warm, empathic, and nonjudgmental ear to her clients. She creates a safe place for her clients to be themselves while meeting their goals.
Lauren has a passion for guiding children and adolescents through their journey while encouraging and supporting them along the way. She believes creating rapport, giving her clients unconditional positive regard, and identifying their strengths are the foundations of the therapeutic relationship and working towards change. Lauren believes that counseling can be beneficial and unique to each client and strives to stay creative to find the best method for them! She approaches therapy with a collection of theoretical perspectives including Person-Centered Therapy, Expressive Therapy, and Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy. Lauren has worked in schools as well as private practice.
She works with a diverse range of stressors and diagnoses including anxiety, depression, ADHD, Autism, trauma, behavioral challenges, disconnection, and social skills. Lauren aspires to combine art with traditional therapeutic methods as art often encourages us to express ourselves in ways we cannot put into words. Lauren pushes herself daily to stay curious and provide a genuine environment where her clients can thrive.