Lori received her Bachelor of Arts Degree in Political Science with a minor in Sociology from Western Illinois University in 2001. She received her Masters Degree in Social Work from the University of Missouri, Columbia, MO in 2005.

Lori is committed to providing quality behavioral health services to children, adolescents, and families who are working through the challenging milestones of physical and emotional development through the use of evidence-based therapy approaches, such as Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy Strategies, and Play Therapy. Lori is currently pursuing certification as a Level I Theraplay Therapist.