Lauren Bartelt, LPC-Intern
Lauren Bartelt received a master’s degree in Counseling Psychology from Lewis & Clark College in 2015, and is registered as a Licensed Professional Counselor Intern (LCP-Intern) in the state of Oregon. Lauren practices therapy through a relational, trauma-informed, and social justice lens, focusing on building strengths and connection to self, others, and the environment. After graduate school, Lauren worked for over two and a half years at a community based mental health agency providing individual and family counseling to youth and young adults with co-occurring mental health challenges and developmental disabilities who live in a group home setting. Lauren is trained in Collaborative Problem Solving – Tier 2, trauma-focused cognitive behavioral therapy (TF-CBT), and received the ACORN Certificate of Effectiveness. Lauren also has experience in providing individual and group mental health counseling to children in elementary and middle school settings. Prior to entering the mental health field, Lauren worked in supported employment and community engagement with adults with developmental disabilities. While attending undergraduate school and graduate school, Lauren also worked in retail doing custom picture framing, and has frequently volunteered with various organizations in the community.
Lauren moved to Portland, Oregon in 2012 and is originally from the central valley of California. When not at work, Lauren loves being outside, running, hiking, and spending time with her family, friends, dog, and cat.