Alumni Spotlight - June 2013

Laura Leigh Gottula, LMSW ACT

Laura Leigh is a Clinical Therapist for Pine Grove’s Child and Adolescent Unit in Hattiesburg where she facilitates and co-facilitates group and family therapy and specialty group therapy focused on chemical addiction. She previously served as Volunteer Coordinator for the Family Network Partnership and a staff member for the Family First Program, both of which are Southern Miss-sponsored programs. Laura Leigh’s career includes a two-year position as a Peace Corps volunteer in Guizhou, China, where she taught English as a second language to college students. Laura Leigh earned a Master’s of Social Work from The University of Southern Mississippi and is a Diplomate of the Academy of Cognitive Therapy.