Lauren earned her Bachelor of Arts with a minor in psychology from the University of Illinois at Chicago. She also earned a Master of Social Work at Loyola University in 2005. Lauren began her social work career as a medical social worker with Heartland Hospice in Virginia Beach, VA. She has extensive experience is working with geriatric populations and their families. She moved back to Illinois in 2015 and in 2016 became a Licensed Social Worker (LSW) and in 2018 became a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW). Lauren’s clinical focus has been on anxiety and depression. Her education and career have always focused on her passion for helping others.
In her spare time Lauren enjoys reading, sewing, and spending time in their family summer home in Michigan. Lauren lives in Lake County with her husband of 14 years, their daughter, son and two dogs.
Our office participates in the following insurance plans; however, given that there are many variations of each policy, we request that the patient first check with his/her insurance carrier to verify coverage so as to avoid having to carry the financial burden of treatment directly.