Lauren is a Licensed Certified Social Worker (LCSW). Lauren obtained her Bachelors of Science in Human Development and Family Studies from Auburn University in 2010 and Masters in Social Work from The University of Alabama in 2013. During her career, Lauren has completed internships at Best Start Maternity Care and Walter Reed National Military Medical Center. She has clinical experience in direct practice providing social work services for the Senior Behavior Unit at Coosa Valley Medical Center from 2013-2016. Prior to joining Alabama Psychiatry, Lauren received training to provide Cognitive Behavioral Therapy. Lauren joined Alabama Psychiatry in December 2016 and is committed to providing each patient with quality counseling services and to improve each patient’s overall well being.