Lauren White-Johnson

Lauren F. White-Johnson, L.C.P.C.

Lauren White-Johnson is a skilled and compassionate licensed clinical professional counselor with a presence in the Orland Park, IL community. She specializes in providing mental health services to adults facing a wide spectrum of challenges, including anxiety disorders, communication difficulties, work-life balance issues, depression, grief, and various stressors that hinder daily functioning.

Lauren’s approach to therapy is deeply rooted in working collaboratively with clients in the development of treatment plans to meet their unique needs. She draws upon well-established clinical protocols that incorporate the latest therapeutic techniques and evidence-based practices, ensuring that her clients receive the most effective and up-to-date care. Her therapeutic environment is characterized by warmth and support, empowering individuals to confront and conquer the obstacles and imbalances that affect their daily lives.

With a commitment to ongoing professional development, Lauren has completed specialized training in contextual behavioral approaches to therapy, including Eye Movement Desensitization Reprocessing (EMDR), mindfulness, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Insomnia (CBT-I), and cognitive-behavioral techniques. She strongly emphasizes equipping her clients with practical skills that facilitate meaningful behavior change.

In addition to her career as a mental health counselor, Lauren held executive senior management roles and served as an educator at esteemed institutions of higher learning across Illinois, including Moraine Valley Community College, Northeastern IL University, and Chicago State University’s Department of Psychology. She has also been a valued Professional Advisor to students at DePaul University.
Lauren is pursuing a doctoral degree in Traumatology in Community Counseling, adding to her extensive educational background. She obtained her undergraduate degree from DePaul University and her Master of Arts in Professional Counseling from Argosy University’s Chicago campus. Her dedication to ongoing learning and diverse professional experiences strongly influence her comprehensive approach to mental health counseling. Lauren White-Johnson remains a trusted and valuable resource for individuals seeking personal growth and positive transformation in the Orland Park area.