Lauren Hughes, M.S., LPC

Lauren is a Licensed Professional Counselor in the state of Texas . She earned her undergraduate degree at the University of Virginia where she majored in Psychology and a Master of Science Degree in Counseling from Southern Methodist University in 2017.

Prior to and during graduate school, Lauren was employed by the Plano Independent School District as a science teacher. Upon completing her master’s degree in counseling at SMU, Lauren has been working as a school counselor with the Frisco Independent School District. In addition to working as a school counselor, Lauren is a therapist with BrightWay Counseling & Wellness providing counseling services to adolescents and adults. Lauren works with individuals experiencing anxiety, depression, and adjustment difficulties along with grief and loss.

Lauren grew up in Virginia where she attended grade school as well as college. She has lived in Texas for 13 years and loves it here! She enjoys playing soccer, listening to music, attending concerts, spending time with friends and family and entertaining her energetic dog. She also works with an animal rescue group by fostering dogs from local shelters.