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Balanced Minds Counseling

Establishing and maintaining a balanced mind
is essential to live life to the fullest

I can help you to pursue your life’s passions and become your authentic self
Meet Lauren

Meet Lauren Hornbeck

Licensed Professional Counselor
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Hi, my name is Lauren. I believe symptoms like anxiety and stress come from a place of disrupted communication between the bodily sensations and brain. I specialize in treating these missed connections and its impacts. When we live in patterns and behaviors that encourage this disconnection between the brain and body, or experience something traumatic that pauses this communication, we are not able to live authentically. Our optimal functioning, and authenticity is hindered. 


I offer a safe space to explore these patterns and how they are impacting today to better understand yourself and address these changes. Together, I can assist you to fill your wellness toolbox! We can navigate your goals and strengthen qualities to meet your goals and practice a more authentic self.

I earned a Bachelor’s degree from Colorado State University- Pueblo in Forensic Psychology and a Master’s degree from Regis University in Clinical Mental Health Counseling. I am a Nationally Board-Certified Counselor (NCC), a Certified Clinical Trauma Professional (CCTP), am trained in Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR), and have eight years in the field. My practice has also been awarded 'Best Mental Health Service' for both 2022 and 2023 in the Pueblo West area and has been inducted into the 2023 Pueblo West Business Hall of Fame.


I am a big believer in expressing and encouraging practices of emotional wellness just as much as our physical wellness, so I try to live a life that encompasses balance. I enjoy incorporating nature and outdoor activities into my daily living as much as possible, as well as my practice. I enjoy camping, traveling, hiking, paddle boarding, boating, and fishing with my husband, Ben, and our dogs, Addy and Wyatt, in my personal life.

Establishing and maintaining a balance between my personal life and practice is essential for me to not only live my life to the fullest, but also to encourage you to pursue your life’s passions and achievements. It is important to me to show up for you as authentically as I can. I believe accountability to ourselves is key in creating the life we want.



Insurance accepted:  Aetna, United Healthcare, Oxford, Oscar Health, and Self-pay.

Payment can be made by cash, personal or certified check, or major credit cards.


Individual Therapy


Couples & Family Therapy


Group Therapy


Contact me below for a free 20-minute consultation

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Phone: 303-552-2875


44 E Spaulding Ave.

Unit 3-19

Pueblo West, CO 81007

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