Licensed Professional Counselor
You are courageous for simply being here and taking the first step towards healing. I believe that each individual is creative and unique and that there is no "one" way to be happy or live life. Confucius said, "Our greatest glory is not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall." Let us rise up together!
Bachelor of Psychology, Millsaps College, 2012
Master of Science in Clinical Mental Health Counseling, University of Louisiana at Monroe, 2018
Lauren has experience in the school setting and worked as a pre-school teacher at a Montessori school in Tennessee after she received her bachelor's degree in 2012.
In 2018, Lauren started her professional work as a family therapist in the home setting.
She has worked as a community-based counselor and assisted families with conflict, structure, parenting, and reunification. She also worked with children and adolescents who struggled with behavioral issues and symptoms of anxiety and depression.
She currently teaches stress management, mindfulness and relaxation techniques to adults who are experiencing medical and mental health challenges.
Andrea specializes in
Clientele: Adolescents, Young adults, Adults, Elders, Parents, Families
Lauren primary uses a cognitive behavioral approach when counseling individuals and a systemic approach to families. She believes that thoughts are the core of our behaviors and that they could prevent us from fulfilling our goals and passions.
Lauren strives to be non-judgmental and genuine with every client she meets and recognizes the unique needs of every client. At the end of the day, she strives to ensure that you feel heard and are empowered to live your best life.
Lauren is from New Iberia, LA but has lived in Jackson, Mississippi, Milwaukee, Wisconsin and Sewannee, Tennessee.
Lauren grew her passion for listening and helping when she was a camp counselor during college. Here, she also grew to love nature and the outdoors.
Lauren’s favorite things are being home with her husband, two-year old and two large rescue dogs. When not at home you can find her listening to live music and hanging out downtown with friends.
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ORLEANS PLACE | TOULOUSE BUILDING
850 Kaliste Saloom Road, Suite 219
Lafayette, LA 70508
We are honored to provide counseling services to Lafayette and the surrounding communities in Louisiana.
Counseling Offices: Lafayette
Telehealth Counseling: Youngsville, Broussard, Scott, Carencro, New Iberia, New Orleans, Metairie, Baton Rouge, Shreveport, Lake Charles, Alexandria and others.
Telehealth is available for anyone in the state of Louisiana.
LOCAL LOUISIANA COUNSELORS
8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
ADMIN OFFICE HOURS
8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Scheduling is only open during administrative office hours.