Lauren Haas Kleinow, LMSW, RYT received her clinical degree from the University of Michigan.  Prior to joining Lotus, Lauren worked as a sexual assault therapist at LACASA Center.  She provided individual and group counseling to adults, young adults, and children, who experienced domestic violence, sexual assault, and child abuse.  While there and in her previous positions with Safe House, Alpha Family Counseling and Lutheran Adoption Services, Lauren had the privilege to work with a wide range of clients and presenting concerns, including anxiety and mood disorders, post-traumatic stress disorder and trauma concerns, grief and loss as well as eating and body image concerns.  These continue to be a significant part of Lauren's work at Lotus.    

Lauren draws from a multicultural, feminist perspective, client centered approach.  She believes that “one size does not fit all” when it comes to therapy.  She pays close attention to client's presenting concerns and identities as well as goals for therapy and barriers each client navigates.  Her overall emphasis is on mindfulness based cognitive behavioral therapies such as DBT, ACT as well as Yoga and Trauma-Focused CBT.