Lauren M. Ivory-Smyk, M.Div, BCC
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Lauren Ivory-Smyk is a chaplain in Supportive Care Services at UI Health. Ms. Ivory-Smyk provides support, listening, and guidance to patients and families as they deal with serious illness, stress, and uncertainty. Focusing on what provides meaning and comfort to a patient or families, she uses active listening to aid people in processing their experiences with illness, and assists them in relief of spiritual and emotional suffering.
specialties & services
- Pastoral Care
- Supportive Care
- Palliative Care Chaplain
- Spiritual coping
- Existential struggles
- Meaning making
University of Illinois Hospital
1740 W. Taylor St.
Chicago, IL 60612
- Residency: The Cleveland Clinic
- Board Certification: Association of Professional Chaplains