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 (LICDC). Lauren has experience providing on-scene crisis response and advocacy for survivors of violent crimes. Working as a mental health therapist, Lauren provides care to adults through individual and group therapy. She is skilled at assisting individuals work through a multitude of difficult struggles including trauma, loss, anxiety, and relationship conflict. Lauren uses a strengths-based, evidenced-based, and trauma-informed treatment approach. She works to create a partnership to address personal goals and creates an environment where feedback is welcome and encouraged.