My Approach to Helping
Lauren specializes in the treatment of trauma, eating disorders, and substance use disorders. She has many years of experience treating complex issues in the inpatient, residential, PHP and outpatient level of care. Lauren is a Certified Eating Disorder Specialist and a Certified EMDR Therapist. She utilizes EMDR therapy to treat trauma, eating disorders, and substance use disorders, along with other life issues interfering with one's well being.
Lauren obtained a BA in Psychology from Texas Tech University where she was the lead research assistant in a Correctional Research Lab. She interviewed incarcerated offenders suffering with severe mental illness. Lauren obtained her MS from Lubbock Christian University and received the second highest score on the national comprehensive exam.
She developed an eating disorder program for those suffering with co-occurring substance use disorders. She has held the role of Clinical Director at treatment facilities (Inpatient, Residential, PHP, and IOP). Lauren is completing her doctorate degree focusing on addictive disorders and a therapist's competency to treat eating disorders.