Lauren Sanders

Lauren Sanders

Assistant Clinical Director

Lauren Sanders

Assistant Clinical Director

Lauren Sanders received her Master’s of Science in Child Development from the University of Alabama and Master’s of Science in Mental Health Counseling at Georgia State University. She received her Bachelor’s of Art in Psychology from the University of Georgia. Lauren is a LPC licensed in the state of Georgia, is a Nationally Certified Counselor, and holds her CPCS (Certified Professional Counseling Supervisor) in the state of Georgia. Lauren is the Assistant Clinical Director at Ray of Hope and helps oversee all clinical work/ direction of therapist. In addition, she currently supervisors the clinical interns at Ray of Hope.

Lauren treats people of all ages with expertise in several areas of common psychologic stressors that cross the age continuum including anxiety, obsessive compulsive disorder, chronic illness, grief, and coping with life changes.

She works with children of all ages to optimize your child’s potential. This includes children struggling with ADHD, anxiety, perfectionistic traits, OCD, and other things that may impact a child’s home or school life. Lauren also works with parents to help them best understand, support, and react to their child in a positive way.

Lauren has been able to translate her experience in Child Life to help children and adults cope with their own illness as well as helping their loved ones understand the cope with chronic illness. She is able to work empathetically with anticipatory grief, complex grief, and children of all ages as they cope with loss.

Lauren works from a solution-focused model, as well as cognitive behavioral therapy, exposure response prevention therapy (ERP), play therapy, and strengths-based psychology while supporting each client to find ways to cope and adjust. With her years of experience and compassionate approach, she is ready to help you or your child reach their full potential by gaining perspective, embracing healthy change, and learning to cope with the anxiety life generates in these uncertain times.


Areas of expertise:

  • Anxiety
  • Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
  • Grief
  • Chronic Illness
  • Women’s Issues
  • Parenting/Families
  • ADHD
  • Social Skills/High Function Autism

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Ray of Hope Counseling Services accepts all forms of insurance and Medicaid, has seven convenient locations in Kennesaw, GA, Alpharetta, GA, Conyers, GA, Athens, GA, Canton, GA, Peachtree City, GA and East Cobb/Marietta, GA also serving the surrounding counties.

Call us at (678) 213-2194

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