Lauren Golten MS, MA

Lauren is a nature-based therapist and group facilitator, grounded in many years of working in nature and practicing Buddhism/mindfulness. She holds an MS in Field Biology/Natural History, an MA in Transpersonal Counseling Psychology/Wilderness Therapy, and a BA in Ecology. She trained in the Hakomi Method of Psychotherapy (, studied group systems with the Matrix Leadership Institute (, and has spent a number of years exploring and training in the deep nature-based healing work of the Animas Valley Institute ( Lauren currently works with groups and individual clients, is a facilitator with Convergence 3C (, and is a trainer/facilitator with the Matrix Leadership Institute. Her practice is based in the mountains outside of Boulder where she facilitates clients' connections with themselves, others, and the natural world.