The Refuge Staff

the trauma story.
the eating disorder, addiction, and mental health story.
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Lauren Gulla, MS, NCC


Lauren received her Bachelors in Psychology from The University of Tampa and her Master’s of Science in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Walden University. She is a Nationally Certified Counselor and is working toward licensure with the state of Florida. Lauren has worked in a variety of settings from crisis stabilization units to residential and outpatient. She has clinical experience with a variety of mental illnesses including depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, substance use disorders, and post-traumatic stress disorder. Lauren is passionate about helping individuals rediscover themselves and reclaim their lives

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