Driven by the value of listening to your head and heart, Lauren possesses a passion for empowering others to discover their own personal path to health, leading to greater life satisfaction. Lauren approaches the therapeutic relationship with hope, positive energy, and a bit of humor. She believes that to attain overall wellness and to be your best you, we have to look to the mind and the body for guidance in discovering areas needing focused care. Being flexible in her approach and striving to adapt to the unique needs of each person she works with, Lauren believes in hope and optimism for the future and aims to help you find balance and resiliency in your everyday life. Lauren has a clinical background including areas of addiction, domestic/sexual violence, and childhood trauma resolution. She is trained in Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR), Accelerated Resolution Therapy (ART), Brainspotting, and trauma-sensitive yoga. She is also trained in Relational Life Therapy (RLT) for couples and is a Certified Perinatal Mental Health provider. She is a MN Board of Behavioral Health and Therapy approved supervisor.