In Florence, S.C., Gaye Allen-Cook sees dozens of clients, from preschoolers to teens. Most have been physically or sexually abused. Some have witnessed brutal violence in their homes. Trained in a mental health intervention called Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Gaye helps the healing process begin.
Her story is the latest in The Duke Endowment’s “Profiles of Service” series, which highlights “behind-the-scene” staff and volunteers at grantee organizations across the Carolinas.