LuAnn is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with twenty-five years experience as a therapist. She has worked intensively with children, adolescents, adults and families as an in-patient therapist at Lewis-Gale Center for Behavioral Health and at Bridges Child and Adolescent Treatment Center. She has been a member of the counseling staff at Randolph College since 2005, and has served as a member of the Centra Hospice social work team.
Her early career as a college instructor fueled her desire to work with young adults on emotional and psychological issues. She completed a masters in Social Work at Virginia Commonwealth University in 1996. A creative artist and published poet, she has had a life-long interest in optimizing individual potential and interpersonal relationships. She encourages creative and spiritual self-exploration as foundational to growth in all areas. LuAnn is a member of the National Association of Social Workers, Mental Health America, and the Academy of American Poets.