Lauren grew up in West Michigan and graduated with her BA in Psychology from Kalamazoo College in 2011. She spent 2 years living in bustling NYC taking some time off and working to find what she is truly passionate about. She moved to Denver in 2013 to complete her Education Specialist degree in Child, Family, and School Psychology at the University of Denver. Lauren started at DMHS in 2015 as a School Psychologist Intern and is incredibly grateful to have stayed with DMHS since then. In her free time, she enjoys camping, running, hiking, attending live concerts and shows, and playing games with friends and family.