Lauren is working towards completing her masters in Professional Counseling at Texas State University. Lauren understands that the stigma around mental health is discouraging, so her hope is to provide a safe space for clients to be their authentic self. Her areas of focus include anxiety, depression, trauma, and grief. Lauren uses a person-centered, strengths based approach to combat struggles interfering daily living. She believes in a collaborative therapeutic relationship in which the counselor supports and empowers their client in their journey of growth. In her free time, Lauren enjoys learning new things and spending time with her two fur baby cats.