A Dallas native, Lauren grew up attending Trinity Christian Academy and received her Bachelor of Science in Child & Family Studies from Baylor University in 2016. She went on to receive her Master of Arts in Counseling from Dallas Theological Seminary in 2019.
Lauren has always had a heart for families, known as “the babysitter” among her friends growing up, and spending her summers in college working at Pine Cove Woods, a family camp in Tyler, TX. She served in various positions including counselor, nanny for full-time staff, and director of the early childhood program.
The therapeutic relationship has played a transformative role in Lauren’s personal story, and she desires to offer a similar safe, genuine, and compassionate relationship for others. Additionally, she applies current research from interpersonal neurobiology to support and encourage her clients as they move toward growth and healing.
Lauren completed her graduate work at Momentous Institute, serving children and teens who display significant emotional dysregulation and behavioral concerns. Most recently, Lauren worked in a private practice with children, teens, and college students. She has experience working with anxiety, depression, trauma, perfectionism/performance and identity, and child emotional and behavioral challenges.
In her free time, Lauren enjoys spending time with friends and family, going on walks or any outdoor activities, and reading books from the local library.