Meet Our Clinical Staff


Lauren Wozniak, LPC, ATR

Program Manager
Site Manager: Libertyville and Survivors of Suicide

Lauren started at Willow House in December of 2019 as Program Manager. She will also be the site manager/facilitator for Libertyville Group and Survivors of Suicide Loss Group. Lauren was drawn to the grief and bereavement community due to her own personal loss and her passion for helping others through a difficult time.

Lauren has her Masters Degree in Counseling and Art Therapy from Adler University and her Bachelors Degree in Studio Arts/Painting from Illinois State University. She is a Licensed Professional Counselor and Registered Art Therapist. Lauren has previous experience working as the Children’s Grief Coordinator and Bereavement Counselor at JourneyCare where she facilitated grief support groups and a bereavement camp for children and families. She has also spent time as an Art Therapist at Chicago Children’s Center for Behavioral Health working with children and teens who have experienced trauma, grief, and mental health issues. When words aren’t enough, Lauren enjoys using the creative process with families and children to help them honor and remember their loved ones while coping and processing their loss.

In her free time, she enjoys painting, dancing, yoga, and being out in nature!