The APX Psychological Staff


Lauren Kavanaugh PsyD

Life Coach

Dr. Lauren Kavanaugh is a graduate of the University of Illinois, Champaign/Urbana; Forest Institute of Professional Psychology, 1994 . She has published research in the Clinical Journal of Child Psychology and has worked extensively in hospital and outpatient settings. Dr. Kavanaugh has been in private practice serving children, adolescents & adults since 1995. Dr. Kavanaugh is presently practicing in a retreat setting as a life coach to give her versatility with her visitors to assist with family, life changes, career choices. 


Retreat Manager

Bill is the only male on staff. He is a trained life coach and is the  caretaker of APX: A Private Retreat, LLC. Bill is Dr. Kavanaugh's husband and resides at APX: A Private Retreat, LLC. Bill takes care of Phones, Transportation issues, Cooking  and Retreat Management.

Michelle Lally

Massage Therapist

Michelle Lally has been a massage therapist in Mooresville, NC Area for the last 8 years. She performs therapeutic bodywork using a combination of energy, intuition and massage techniques. Individually personalized treatments mean, your body will get the professional experience that is right for you.


Housekeeper & CNA

Anne Is APX: A Private Retreat, LLC live-in housekeeper .


Therapy Dog

The new guy (Therapy Dog in Training) at the retreat. Chase resides at APX: A Private Retreat, LLC.


Customer Service Director

Acting as our "Director of Customer Services," Franz resides at APX: A Private Retreat, LLC.