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Lauren lives in Nashville and is passionate about walking alongside clients in their journey to recovery. She earned a bachelor’s degree in child and family studies and a Master of Social Work in evidence-based interpersonal practice from the University of Tennessee-Knoxville. Lauren has completed internships at NeedLink Nashville and Vanderbilt Kennedy Center. Prior to joining The Ranch, she worked as a family intervention specialist at Youth Villages and a SOS coordinator at Project Transition. She uses an eclectic array of modalities including experiential therapy, DBT, CBT, some family systems ideals, as well as EMDR when appropriate. Outside of work she enjoys practicing yoga and hanging out with her dog, Decker, and is currently working toward becoming a licensed clinical social worker.

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