Lauren is a licensed occupational therapist from Frankfort, Illinois. She received her Bachelor’s of Arts Degree and Masters of Occupational Therapy from Saint Ambrose University. For more than ten years, Lauren practiced in Chicago throughout a number of regional schools, private practices, and home and community-based settings. Lauren graduated with her post-professional doctoral degree in occupational therapy from Governors State University in May of 2019, conducting research on School-Based Occupational Therapy Practice Leadership Roles.
Lauren has a passion to treat every client individually within their natural environment. Her approach is based on a belief that clients experience the most dramatic gains when they’re able to receive treatment in their own environment and engage in their everyday activities.
Lauren is a member of the Illinois Occupational Therapy Association and the American Occupational Therapy Association. In addition, she is also on the State Leaders committee through the American Occupational Therapy Association. Lauren has presented at local, state and the national level on topics about sensory integration, sensory processing, leadership development, behavioral management and strategies, social-emotional learning, executive functioning, and fine and visual-motor deficits.
- American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA)
- Illinois Occupational Therapy Association (ILOTA)