Lauren is the wife of an OEF/OIF U.S. Navy Corpsman combat veteran. She is also a mom to two wonderful children (and two dogs). Professionally, she holds an MHP and worked for over a decade in historic preservation before a career change that arose from her desire to help others. She is currently working toward her MSW, specializing in somatic trauma therapy in the veteran population, including spouses and children. She is a yoga therapist, an educator, and is passionate about creating a community of healing among fellow veteran spouses and caregivers.