- Depression & Anxiety
- Grief & Loss
- Life Transitions (divorce, relocating, career change)
- Gender and Sexual Identity Issues
- Body Image Issues
- Co-occurring Disorders (mental health and substance abuse)
Elizabeth is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker, who works with children, teens, adults, as well as couples and families. She has over 10 years of experience providing mental health and substance abuse services, including assessment, crisis intervention and outpatient treatment. Prior to becoming a social worker and a therapist, Elizabeth worked for over 10 years in the field of complementary medicine. She is passionate about helping people untangle themselves from the constraints of emotional pain, and to find meaning in the process as they shape their recovery. She is fluent in Spanish.
Elizabeth welcomes clients who face a variety of life difficulties, including relationship conflicts, life transitions, grief, loss, and separation, gender/ sexual identity issues, and problems with body image. She also treats anxiety disorders, trauma, depression, co-occurring disorders, attention issues, and compulsive behavior. Elizabeth believes the best approach is to form a helping relationship based on acceptance and mutual respect. She utilizes her training in cognitive-behavioral, mindfulness, and other evidence-based practices to provide compassionate, individualized services.
Education and Training
Elizabeth earned her Bachelor of Arts and her Master of Science in Social Work degrees at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. She is also a Certified Grief Support Specialist through the UW-Madison Continuing Studies Program.