Lauren is an Associate Clinical Social Worker who graduated with her Masters in Social Work from Baylor University and her Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Previously, Lauren worked in residential and outpatient settings, where the majority of her clients were adolescents experiencing eating disorders and comorbid mental health concerns.
Her therapeutic orientation is holistic, strengths-based, rooted in cognitive-behavioral theory, and eclectic/integrative, or blended with additional approaches in order to best serve each client. Lauren provides evidence-based interventions, such as Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) and Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT), in conjunction with humanistic approaches to create and empathic, authentic, and supportive environment.
Lauren is Family-Based Treatment (FBT) informed and has recently completed Emotion-Focused Family Therapy (EFFT) training. She is eager to continue her learning and growth as a practitioner utilizing these modalities and strives to provide a safe space for families to share with one another openly, honestly, and mindfully during family therapy.