Lauren Gerber

Lauren Gerber

Contributing Writer


University of South Africa


Nobody is a mental illness label and then a person—you are a person who HAPPENS to have a mental illness.

— Lauren Gerber


Studying psychology and experiencing her own mental health challenges have taught Lauren the importance of having the correct mental health professionals on one's side. Fighting the stigma of mental illness and acknowledging it as an illness, just like a physical one, is something that she strives for each and every day.


Lauren received her degree in Psychology from The University of South Africa (UNISA).

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