Lauren graduated with a Masters in social work from Smith College in Northampton, MA in 2011. After graduation, she pursued further clinical training as a Postgraduate Social Work Fellow at the Menninger Clinic on the Professionals in Crisis Unit (PIC) in Houston, TX. Upon completion of the fellowship, she worked as a staff social worker on the Professionals in Crisis Unit (2011-2013) and as an addictions counselor and staff social worker at the Pathfinder Program, the Menninger Clinic’s community integration program (2013-2017). Lauren has focused her training and style of treatment to support each individual’s journey through recovery, whatever path that might be. She also maintains a private practice near Virginia Highlands, Atlanta.