Lauren completed her undergraduate degree at St. Ambrose University in 2016, receiving her Bachelor of Arts in Psychology, with a minor in Biology. She received her Master of Science in Occupational Therapy from Midwestern University in 2018. Lauren is passionate about working with the pediatric population and has experience working with diagnoses such as ADHD, autism, sensory processing disorder, developmental delays, cerebral palsy, fine motor delays, genetic disorders, and visual impairments. She has clinical experience in the school system, therapeutic day programs, clinic-based practice, and with adults in an inpatient rehabilitation setting.
Lauren believes in a strength-based approach to therapy and recognizes the importance of keeping sessions client-centered by providing fun and meaningful interventions. She strives to come alongside families to provide support as their children learn and grow. Lauren moved from the Chicago suburbs to the Raleigh area in June 2022. In her free time, she enjoys hiking and all things outdoors, gardening, exploring local coffee shops and restaurants, and spending time with her husband and pets.