Lauren Helmer, MSW, LCSW

Lauren has spent the last five years in the field, providing therapy interventions to children and families who have experienced loss, change and grief.  As a graduate of the University of Kansas with her Master's Degree in Social Work, Lauren began her career with Swan Therapeutic Services in 2018.  Upon graduating, Lauren began working with children in the residential environment and then began her career with Swan Therapeutic Services to continue to work in this area of treatment. 


Lauren understands the importance of play as the language for children and providing that voice to work through healthy attachment with the families.  Lauren has been trained in Play Therapy, Theraplay and EMDR.  Lauren is currently working on an additional Master's Degree in Education with a focus in Applied Behavioral Analysis to provide interventions for clients with developmental disabilities and diagnosed on the Autism Spectrum. 

Lauren accepts Ambetter, Home State MC +, and Mo Healthnet insurances.  

Lauren sees clients in-home.  Lauren manages her own schedule and can be reached 620-382-6157 or at laurenhelmer@live.com.