For over 10 years, Lauren has worked with individuals and their families helping them to find the answers for positive growth and change. Doing most of her clinical work in Colorado, she moved back to Illinois in 2013 to be closer to family. She received her Masters in Counseling Psychology from the University of Colorado in 2005 and is a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor. Lauren has worked with children, adolescents, young adults and their families ever since. Lauren has extensive experience with parents helping to teach, support and nurture their relationship with their children. She is a very collaborative professional, reaching out to all who might help promote the growth needed for a client to reach their individual goals. While working as a wilderness therapist and then the Admissions Director at a nationally-known program, Lauren became affiliated with Sky’s the Limit Fund and helped to place the Fund’s first students. She has remained an ally of the program and is very excited to be a part of its new family coaching services program. In addition to her work as a therapist in her private practice, Lauren also works as a parent coach. Lauren is able to help explore an individual family dynamic to assess and provide the best support while balancing this with the proper tools to help move a family in a better direction. Her services include working on proper communication, setting boundaries appropriately as well as teaching patience, respect and listening skills.