Geralyn Dexter, LMHC Title: Counselor, Writer Education: Nova Southeastern University, University of Florida Expertise: Mental Health, Counseling Licensed mental health counselorWrites about mental health, bipolar disorder, and self-careHas degrees in psychology and mental health counseling Experience Geralyn Dexter, LMHC, is a writer and licensed mental health counselor who has worked in the mental health field since 2011. As a therapist, she has served in outpatient, community-based, and telehealth environments. She was a co-chair for the Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance's (DBSA) Young Adult Council.In 2013, Geralyn began writing mental health and wellness content. As a staff writer at GenTwenty, Geralyn wrote about self-care and self-improvement, particularly for people navigating their twenties. She has written about managing bipolar disorder for HealthyPlace. My work helps others learn more about mental well-being and ultimately, themselves. I hope my work gives readers a starting point or tools they can use to take action and improve their mental health. Education Geralyn has a Master of Science in Mental Health Counseling from Nova Southeastern University and a Bachelor of Science in Psychology from the University of Florida. About Health Health.com, a Dotdash Meredith Brand, is an award-winning online resource for empathetic, trustworthy, and actionable health and wellness information so you can make the best choice for your health. We reach more than 9 million readers a month. We ensure the accuracy of our content by relying on seasoned health journalists, credentialed medical professionals and thorough fact checkers. Learn more about us and our editorial process.