The 27th season of The Bachelor premieres next week. During the upcoming season of the ABC show, 30 women will compete to win the heart of Zach Shallcross. He sends someone home each week until only one person is left. Charity Lawson, a 26-year-old child and family therapist from Columbus, Georgia, is one of the candidates vying for the Final Rose. Trauma, child development issues, anxiety, veterans, couples and families are among her professional interests. The Bachelor season 27 begins on ABC on Monday, January 23 at 8 p.m. ET.
Meet Charity Lawson before she appears on The Bachelor.
Charity Lawson, a child and family therapist from Georgia, graduated from Auburn University. She received a bachelor’s degree in science, rehabilitation and disability, as well as a master’s degree in education, MEd and clinical mental health counseling while at the university.
Charity was very involved in various initiatives while at university and was an Eagles Program Volunteer and Mentor where she helped introduce a new program for students with intellectual disabilities. The Bachelor crew also helped reduce poverty by volunteering at the Auburn Campus Kitchen, where she contributed to an anti-hunger campaign, recycled meals and distributed them to people in need.
According to her LinkedIn profile:
“I have a tremendous desire to serve people and am an outspoken advocate for self-care and wellness. My goal is to impact someone’s life wherever I go by ensuring and fulfilling good change for humanity while connecting and supports a diverse atmosphere that fosters long-lasting interpersonal connections.”
Charity began her work as an inventory lead associate at The Mint Julep Boutique, LLC, followed by internships at Auburn University’s Bravehearts Center for Place and Purpose and as a camp counselor at Full Life Ahead in 2018. The Bachelor Season 27 contestant is currently interning. at the Tri-County CAC in Alabama as a Child Advocacy Therapist.
Charity is eager to find love despite her career success. The mental health professional’s favorite movie is The Notebook, and he dreams of one day moving to Disneyworld. During season 27 of The Bachelor, she thinks she and Zach Shallcross are a good match on paper. ABC defines her as a “whole package” and she expresses her desire for a future partner who is honest, faithful and shares her principles.
It goes on to say:
“It’s easy to see why Charity is such a great catch! Charity is the whole point, with a laugh that lights up the room, great work and a lovely personality to match! The Georgia beauty interprets her name as a call to love and care for others, and she has shaped her life around that goal.”
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