Meet our STARS counselor

Lauren Herman, M.Ed., LPC

Room M 230
(Tuesdays and Thursdays)



About Sunset Middle School STARS 2016-2017

Lauren has been a therapist for 6 years now, mainly working at a residential treatment center. She specializes in anxiety, depression, family issues, and eating disorders.  She has a passion for helping others and offering a safe place for healing, learning, and leadership.


To support young people in overcoming social and emotional barriers through creative and innovative programs centering on prevention, intervention, treatment, training and compassion.


Students can be referred to STARS by teachers, principals, school counselors, nurses, parents, friends, and self-referral.

STARS Student Referral Form

STARS Student Leadership Team

A fun student-led club and an opportunity to be a leader at school

  • Students who make a commitment to abstain from alcohol/drugs/violence and who meet certain requirements are chosen for the STARS Leadership Team
  • Serve as role models in the school
  • Plan and implement STARS activities (prevention events, fundraisers, and community service) throughout the school and community