Meet Our Founders

We are proud leaders of our team which consists of
therapists, nurse practitioners, case managers,
and office support staff.

Renesha Martin

MA, LPCA

Renesha is a Licensed Professional Counselor Associate with wide-ranging experience treating children, adolescents and adults with complex social and behavioral health needs including those struggling with co-morbid medical and mental health difficulties.

Her work experience includes treatment of children, youth and families receiving services through in-home, professional office setting, group homes, drug and rehab facilities, and school-based services. Her goal is to meet client’s needs by providing research-based treatment from an affirming and developmentally conscious perspective. She received her Bachelor’s degree at Northern Kentucky University and a Master’s degree at Webster University.

Renesha has developed skills in modalities such as Cognitive-Based Therapy, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, Trauma-Informed Care, 7 Challenges, and other methods to help clients manage their anxiety, depression, substance use, and overcoming the lasting effects of childhood trauma. As a counselor, she helps clients realize that past negative experiences do not determine future success. She has worked with clients of all ages seeking to move past the rut that has been affecting their lives.

She also helps to provide clients with tools needed to improve self-sabotage and to see the seemingly hidden positivity in their lives. Renesha holds firmly that we make sense of the world through the lens of our own unique experiences and within the context from which we have come. By examining the ways the larger culture has impacted how we view ourselves, we can then ask how this might get in the way of our most important relationships and connections. From this place we can begin to heal.

Lauren Muir

MA, LPCC-S

Lauren is a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor and co-owner of Martin and Muir Counseling. She co-founded the Show UP Movement, an annual women’s empowerment conference. A proud mother of three, including twins, Lauren hails from Paducah, KY, but has made Louisville her home for the past 20 years. She earned her Bachelor’s Degree from the University of Louisville and her Master’s degree from Webster University.

With over 15 years of experience, Lauren has worked in various settings, from home and school-based services to adult and juvenile detention centers, inpatient hospitals, and community-based organizations. She serves on the boards of Seeds of New Leaf, Louisville Urban League Mental Health Advisory Board, and Sponsor 4 Success. Additionally, Lauren is President Elect of the Kentucky Counseling Association and Director of Sponsorships of Mindfest Lou, a community mental health festival.

As a public speaker and workshop facilitator, Lauren addresses mental health and wellness issues. She has spoken at the ESPN Black Sports Business Symposium and is part of the Mental Health Lou Speaker Collective. Lauren is a founding member of the West Louisville Behavioral Health Collective, dedicated to improving mental health services in underserved communities. She is also featured on the Spike Davis and Friends Show, where she shares her expertise and insights. Passionate about empowering young minority populations in competitive spaces, Lauren provides mental health tools for long-term success. She is an inspiring changemaker committed to making a difference in her community.

Our team works together alongside with
community partners to provide wrap around services while
utilizing an integrative approach to enhance
the overall well being of our clients.

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