Lauren received her Bachelor of Social Work degree from The University of Akron and Master of Social Work degree from The Ohio State University. She is licensed by the State of Ohio as a Licensed Independent Social Worker with Supervision Designation (LISW-S) and a Licensed Independent Chemical Dependency Counselor. Lauren has experience providing on-scene crisis response and advocacy for survivors of domestic violence and other violent crimes. Working as a mental health therapist, she provides care to children and their families through individual, family, and group therapy. Lauren enjoys assisting individuals, parents, and families work through a multitude of difficult struggles including trauma, loss, anxiety, and relationship conflict. Lauren uses a strengths-based, evidenced-based treatment approach. She works to create a partnership to address personal goals and creates an environment where feedback is welcome and encouraged.