Lauren Hughes is a Registered Associate Marriage and Family Therapist and a Registered Associate Professional Clinical Counselor. She graduated from San Diego State University with a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology and a minor in Counseling and Social Change. For her graduate study, Lauren attended Pepperdine University where she obtained her Master of Arts degree in Clinical Psychology with an Emphasis in Marriage and Family Therapy. She completed her traineeship at a substance abuse treatment center in Santa Monica, CA. Lauren is interested in working to reduce suicide rates amongst children, adolescents, and adults. In her free time, Lauren enjoys playing soccer, spending time with friends and family, playing with all dogs, and being in the mountains.