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Lauren Z. Schneider


Laurie Zemelman Schneider, MA, MFT, also known as Lauren Z. Schneider, has over thirty years of experience in the field of psychotherapy. She employs a combination of family systems, hypnotherapy, dream analysis, and her own system, Tarotpy®. Tarotpy® is a spiritual psychotherapy technique using tarot, dream, soul and other image cards to "lay the unconscious on the table." She uses these tools tap into the inner knowledge, imaginative creativity, and elevated awareness that can provide assistance in healing and addressing challenges.

Schneider operates her practice in Santa Barbara, California, where she offers individual sessions. Additionally, she organizes and leads workshops, trains professionals, and hosts regular meetings for both therapeutic professionals and general audiences. Her insights on dreams and Tarotpy have been featured in the Encyclopedia of Sleep and Dreams and Eco Therapy: Healing With Nature in Mind.

Her latest publication, Tarotpy: It’s All in the Cards – A Pathway to Inner Wisdom, Divine Guidance and Profound Healing, has gained broad recognition, including a Gold Medal from the Living Now Book Awards, a Silver Medal at the 2022 Nautilus Book Awards, and was recognized as a finalist in the category of Psychology and Mental Health at the American Book Awards.