Lauren H. Collins, PT, DPT, CLT

Dr. Lauren believes in multi-layer healing and incorporates a philosophy of whole self healing in her treatments. She is a trained sexual assault survivor first responder and trauma-informed physical therapist. She has special interest areas in working with survivors of sexual assault and domestic violence.

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Dr. Lauren H. Collins is a board certified physical therapist and certified lymphedema therapist. She graduated from Howard University in Washington, DC with her Master's in Physical Therapy in 1998 and her Doctorate in Physical Therapy in 2020. She has practiced physical therapy for 22 years with an emphasis in women's health for the past 18 years, inclusive of pelvic floor dysfunction for the past 12 years. She has specialized training in Craniosacral therapy, Visceral manipulation and Myofascial Release as part of her manual therapy treatment skills. Dr. Lauren also addresses issues regarding cultural re-education. She provides multifaceted workshops and training sessions to survivors as well as those organizations that support survivors on healing chronic pain, pelvic floor dysfunction issues, cultural re-education and trauma-informed care. She has lab assisted for the past 7 years for the American Physical Therapy Association's Academy of Pelvic Health Physical Therapy. She has also guest lectured at her alma mater, Howard University on pelvic health.

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