Lauren has over nine years of professional experience working as a counselor in education and mental health serving students of all ages. She has been the Post-Secondary Counselor at Fusion San Francisco for the past two years and is now working with Fusion San Mateo and Fusion Walnut Creek. Before coming to Fusion, Lauren worked as a Licensed K-12 School Counselor in both middle and high school settings and as a School Based Therapist in North Carolina. Lauren has helped hundreds of students navigate through academic and post-secondary planning, as well as the college application process. Lauren is very passionate about working with youth and providing support to students as they discover their unique path. She also plays a big role in supporting our families with transcript requests and applying for ACT/SAT accommodations. In her free time, Lauren enjoys exploring San Francisco, listening to live music, snowboarding, watching sports, and traveling back to the south to visit family and friends.