Portrait of helpline staff member Lauren

Lauren, MSS, LCSW


Lauren joins the Helpline as an experienced oncology social worker with special interests in integrative cancer care and oncofertility. In 2011, Lauren pursued her graduate social work degree at Bryn Mawr College after one of her mentors gifted her the book Man's Search for Meaning by Viktor Frankl, which ultimately changed her life path from theater to social work. In 2019 she completed Smith College's Advanced Certificate in Palliative and End of Life Care. She also holds a degree in creative nonfiction writing. Lauren is an avid supporter of access to behavioral healthcare for patients and caregivers undergoing cancer treatments and into survivorship. Lauren lives on a small farmette in New York with her husband, dogs, cats, and too many chickens.