Legacy Counseling
& Life Coaching

Dr. Lauren D. Pitts, EdD, LMFT

Therapist, Speaker & Development Coach

Dr. Lauren Pitts-Bounds is a Licensed Therapist, Inspirational Speaker, and Personal & Professional Development Coach. Dr. Pitts’ life serves as a compass to aid her in turning the adversities of her life into transformative opportunities for others. Legacy Counseling & Life Coaching, LLC was founded for the purpose of helping clients and audiences to develop in all areas of their lives: emotionally, physically, mentally, and spiritually which is paramount to the integrity, health and strength of relationships, mental wellness, personal and professional development, and performance enhancement. Legacy provides counseling services to individuals, couples, families, and groups including scholar and professional athletes in the states of Texas and Delaware. Speaking and coaching services are provided locally, regionally, nationally, and internationally to a culturally and economically diverse clientele virtually and in-person.

Dr. Pitts strives to be an integral part of the healing and hope trajectory providing a holistic and Solution-Focused approach to improved mental health and relationship wellness. A native of Salem, New Jersey – Dr. Pitts is a firsthand witness of the multi-generational, systemic loss and devastation caused to families because of domestic violence, mental illness, substance abuse, gun violence, poverty, and the overall breakdown of the nuclear family.

Dr. Pitts earned a doctorate in Educational Leadership and Management and a master’s degree in Couple, Marriage, and Family Therapy each from Drexel University. She earned a bachelor’s in organizational management from HBCU Edward Waters University and an associate degree in Hotel/Restaurant Management from Johnson & Wales University. Dr. Pitts is a Fulbright Alumni Ambassador, a former Fulbright Scholar to Barbados, and member of the Fulbright Specialist roster. Dr. Pitts has received numerous awards and recognition for her work in the areas of clinical excellence, empowerment, education, community activism, social justice, and equality. Dr. Pitts is the host of “Dr. Pitts Tips LIVE!”, a weekly information packed event Thursday evenings on Facebook and Instagram where the focus is on providing powerful, albeit raw life, relationship, and mental health information that listeners may choose to utilize to make well-informed life-transforming decisions!

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