Lauren Brakebill, M.A.
In her undergraduate studies at Berry College, Lauren
sensed a calling towards a helping profession. After three
years working at UT Medical Center, her desire to help others
led her to Reformed Theological Seminary in Orlando, Florida
where she obtained a Master of Arts degree in counseling.
Believing that the people in our lives impact us the most, she
is trained in a relational model of counseling that integrates
various counseling theories, which allows her to cater to each
client's specific needs.
Through her own experiences in counseling and in
counseling others, she has come to believe that hope,
redemption, and restoration can be cultivated from every
single story of pain and brokenness. Acknowledging that
there are many things in this broken world that impede us
from being who we are created to be, Lauren believes it is
her job as your counselor to help you move towards
wholeness and freedom.
Lauren is experienced in working with clients in all stages of
life, including adults, couples, and adolescents. Her areas of
focus include anxiety, depression, trauma, sexual abuse,
domestic abuse, body image, eating disorders,
codependency, self-harm, guilt, shame, spirituality, and
Born and raised in Knoxville, Lauren is an advocate of
soaking in the city she calls home. She loves to be active and
truly believes in the connection between mind, body, and
soul, a belief that is reflected in her counseling. Lauren is
convinced of the power of beauty and the relationship
between creation and the soul. This conviction is not only
integrated into her counseling, but also into her personal life,
as she and her husband Chris enjoy undertaking home
projects and trying new recipes.
- Adolescent and Adult
- Body Image/Eating
- Spiritual Concerns