About Us

Dr. Lauren Kennedy-Smith, founder of the Orion Post, is a prolific author, a keynote speaker and educator-entertainer on the international speaking circuit, a psychotherapist,a critical incident and trauma specialist (working with returning soldiers and victims of catastrophes), a television commentator, a laughter therapist (she is known as the "female Patch Adams"), and the founder of the Unity Project and other philanthropic projects.  For more about Dr. Lauren and her work, visit www.drlaurenspeaks.com. The Orion Post is a blog that provides in-the-moment reaction, opinion, commentary, articles and news related to social and political issues such as education, health care, culture and government, particularly as they relate to, or further global understanding.