Is there something that weighs over you and causing distress no matter what you try? Lauren helps people when they get to a point of realization that it is time to reach out and talk with someone. Working with Lauren provides the space to release what has been holding you back from reaching your goals. Her approach is counseling with a kind, compassionate ear that considers each person a unique being with strengths and skills to be tapped into. The goal of every counseling session with Lauren is to begin where you need to start and finish with some relief and direction for the week.
Lauren has her counseling psychology master’s degree from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln and is a Licensed Professional Counselor. She has worked in many different settings with a wide range of concerns and all different ages. She has provided mental health community counseling to children, adults, individuals, families, and couples with concerns that include anxiety, depression, trauma, relational distress, suicidal ideation, academic and school issues, and other concerns. Lauren has worked with clients in crisis pregnancy, domestic violence, sexual assault, human trafficking, adoption, parenting classes, substance abuse relapse prevention, and incarcerated situations.
Lauren approaches counseling with a compassionate and listening ear that wants to hear what your story is right now, what it was in the past, and what you want it to be in the future. Lauren utilizes trauma-informed care, CBT, ACT, narrative therapy, emotion-focused couple therapy, developmental, learning, and cognitive therapies, and interpersonal therapy in her work and provides personalized treatment specific to the need of each client.