Gabriella Golea has been a passionate advocate for mental health nursing for over 33 years. She has been a staff nurse, an educator and an administrator — all in the mental health field. No matter how busy Gaby finds herself, she always makes time to walk across our inpatient units and outpatient clinics, seeking out patients and staff. When she chats with you, you feel like the most important person in the world. Staff describe Gaby as having an inspirational passion for nursing. They also appreciate her sense of optimism, her capacity to form personal connections and her ability to manage crises while guided by a strong moral compass.