Licensed Mental Health Counselor
Elisabeth is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor with years of experience utilizing an integrative approach tailored to each individual and their unique needs. Elisabeth graduated from Flagler College with a Bachelor’s in Psychology in 2014. She completed her graduate degree at the University of North Florida in Jacksonville with a Master’s in Clinical Mental Health Counseling in 2016.
Elisabeth uses a combination of person-centered therapy with evidence-based practices to help clients explore the sources of their feelings and symptoms, increase feelings of self-esteem and self-worth, improve their relationships and communication with others, and help set and achieve goals. Elisabeth utilizes such practices as Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy, Dialectal Behavioral Therapy, Mindfulness-Based and Strengths-Based Cognitive Therapy, and Trauma-Informed Therapy.
Elisabeth has worked in a variety of outpatient and inpatient settings. She began her career working as a counselor at a residential/detox program for those struggling with substance abuse. She then worked in an intensive outpatient setting with clients suffering from severe trauma and chronic mental illness. Elisabeth has also worked on crisis units for both teens and adults with suicidality and self-harm behaviors. She has experience in outpatient counseling with children, adolescents, adults, and couples with the following problems:
- Anxiety Disorders
- Depressive and Bipolar Disorders
- Self-Harm Behavior
- Grief and Loss
- Addictive Behavior and Substance Abuse Disorders
- Physical, Sexual, and Emotional Abuse
- Suicide Assessment and Risk Reduction
- Personality Disorders
- Family and Relationship Issues
- Self-image and Self-Esteem Issues
Elisabeth provides therapeutic services in a warm, compassionate manner. She is an authentic and understanding counselor, who values establishing a collaborative relationship with clients in order to guide the clients into achieving the goals they have set for themselves.
Favorite quote: “The curious paradox is that when I accept myself just as I am, then I can change.” –Carl Rogers