Loren Lapow has 20 of years experience developing and facilitating prevention and community transformation programs. He has a Masters Degree in Social Work from New Mexico State University, B.A. in Social Welfare/B.A. in Sociology from the University of Wisconsin- Madison. Loren has counseled clients through every imaginable challenge. He has worked with high risk adolescents in schools and juvenile detention centers, the elderly as a medical social worker, as an advocate in the family court system and with families from all walks of life. Loren has taught at the university level and has presented his work at international conferences. He has worked and lived on Indian reservations across the country and in Hawaii for his entire career. Loren created The Hero Project, which has become a national “best practice,” rites of passage program and has developed curriculum for different tribes, community based-prevention programs and organizations across the country.
Loren has a specialized skill set to help anyone overcome the challenges of living in today’s changing world. Using his evidence based, experiential processes, he has an innate ability and strength to coach you through your most challenging issues. Whether leading a peer based program for youth, corporate team building program, family mediation/reconciliation, a phone or office, individual session or family counseling Loren will guide you in a compassionate, empowering, practical and effective way. His passion is counseling clients and transforming lives by teaching skills that encourage healthy, positive communication, cooperation and conscious choices.