Lauren completed her undergraduate work at UCLA and her M.A. at Antioch University in 2004 Lauren is experienced and certified in treating trauma, addiction, eating disorders, substance abuse, and other behavioral addictions. Trained in Somatic Experiencing, Neuroaffective Touch, EMDR, Trauma Sensitive Yoga, and Neurofeedback, she works somatically with a wide range of issues, utilizing a neurobiological approach. In addition, she has trained extensively with Pia Mellody, world-renowned speaker, educator, and author of Facing Codependence. She implements Pia’s model of Inner Child and Feeling Reduction work to treat childhood relational trauma. Lauren’s professional focus is on helping to reduce stigma around mental health issues, bringing awareness, healing, and recovery to those in search of a more authentic and fulfilled life.