Larson Joins Bridgewater State University Faculty

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Leigh-Ann Larson, Chief Executive Officer of Elevate Counseling Services (, has joined the faculty of the Department of Counselor Education at Bridgewater State University, where she will teach a graduate level class for aspiring mental health professionals who are in internships throughout the region as a part time instructor.

Larson will lead the class of mental health professionals in their internships and will meet with the students to discuss cases, theories and practice. Larson’s role will also include on-site visits where her students are interning. Students will intern at community mental health agencies, hospitals, and other facilities in the region.

“I am very eager to begin this process,” Larson said. “It will be fun to see where this goes. I love mentoring and meeting with students who will become therapists. It will be encouraging to see the best and brightest that will be joining us during this time of mental health crisis for so many.”

Larson, a Bridgewater resident, earned her master’s degree in Education in Mental Health Counseling from Bridgewater State University, as well as her bachelor’s degree.

At Elevate Counseling Services, which she founded in 2015,  she oversees a team of 40 administrative and clinical staff, with four brick-and-mortar locations, as well as a telehealth program. Elevate Counseling Services has locations in South Easton, Raynham, Lakeville and Bellingham.