Lauren graduated from Georgia Institute of Technology with a Bachelors of Science degree in psychology. During her time at Georgia Tech she worked as a research assistant in cognitive aging laboratories looking at older adults ability to learn and use technology. She then went on to gain a master’s degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Northwestern University. During this period and after she counseled individuals, mainly focusing on PTSD and trauma work. Lauren is excited to work in Dr. Bowers’ lab and gain more experience and knowledge.
Elora Duong is a third-year undergraduate student at the University of Florida studying Psychology with an emphasis in behavior analysis. She desires to get involved in research and clinical therapy to address the unequal treatment of women and minorities in the mental health industry and is involved in the Health Educated Asian Leaders club at UF. In her spare time, she enjoys reading, working out at the gym, and spending time with family.