Hello I'm Lauren, It's nice to meet you. I am a Licensed Professional Counsellor in West Virginia with over 10 years of professional work experience both in the U.S and in the U.K. I'm from England originally but live and work in Ohio now since 2018. I trained in the UK first and practiced for a few years as a bereavement counselor and a general therapist. I decided to get my Masters in counseling from West Virginia University and have a dual masters in Clinical Mental Health and School counselling. I worked as a School Counselor for a few years in WV, before moving back towards working with adult clients.
I have experience in helping clients with relationship issues, Anger, Anxiety, Depression, Developmental Trauma, Children and Young people, ADHD, LGBTQIAA+ issues, Family Conflicts, Substance abuse disorders, Suicide and Self Harm, Trauma and Abuse, & coping with Grief and Loss. I believe in treating everyone with respect, sensitivity, and compassion. I will tailor our time and treatment plan to meet your unique and specific needs.
It takes courage to seek out a more fulfilling and happier life and to take the first steps towards a change. I am here to support & empower you in that journey. I look forward to meeting with you soon!
Additional areas of focus: Abandonment, Attachment Issues, Chronic Pain Illness and Disability, Communication Problems, Divorce and Separation, Forgiveness, Impulsivity, Isolation / Loneliness, Life Purpose, Mood Disorders, Narcissism, Post-traumatic Stress, Social Anxiety and Phobia, Workplace Issues
WV LPC 2592
Lauren is amazing. She listens carefully, follows what I’m saying ( and what I’m trying to say ) and responds to it. I feel heard!
She has given me a brand new perspective and some very good, solid advise. I appreciate having her as my therapist.
Written on Sep 12, 2023 after therapy with Lauren for 3 weeks on issues concerning relationship issues, family conflicts, trauma and abuse, grief, parenting issues, and coping with life changes
Lauren is an amazing therapist. She makes me feel very comfortable with opening up about my feelings and helping me work through them. She is very knowledgeable and insightful .
Written on Sep 02, 2023 after therapy with Lauren for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, family conflicts, trauma and abuse, grief, sleeping disorders, parenting issues, self esteem, anger management, career difficulties, coping with life changes, coaching, compassion fatigue, and adhd
I am loving working with Laura so far. I feel she understands me and gives me great advice and coping techniques. I definitely want to continue my therapy journey with her.
Written on Aug 26, 2023 after therapy with Lauren for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, trauma and abuse, self esteem, coping with life changes, compassion fatigue, and adhd