Elizabeth Haberer, LCSW

My intent is to create a collaborate space to explore and change the ways that unconscious conflicts and past trauma can show up in relational issues, painful life choices and problematic patterns that can make people feel stuck. In my 19 years of clinical experience, I have worked in diverse settings such as The Children’s Assessment Center, the Council on Recovery, the University of Pittsburgh’s Medical Center’s Pediatric OCD IOP program, and most recently the Menninger Clinic. I work strongly within an attachment theory framework, with the hope that together we can create a corrective emotional experience that extends beyond my office into your life.


For one human being to love another: that is perhaps the most difficult of all our tasks… the work for which all other work is but preparation.
— Rainer Maria Rilke


About Elizabeth

Elizabeth’s two decades of clinical experience have taken her to diverse settings prior to establishing her private practice, such as the Children’s Assessment Center, El Centro de Corazon, The Council on Recovery, University of Pittsburgh’s OCD Intensive Outpatient Program and most recently the Menninger Clinic, where she spent several years working in the Compass unit for young adults.

Her clinical specialities include attachment and complex trauma, personality disorders, emotions manifested in the body and family dynamics.  Elizabeth has specialized post-graduate training in group psychotherapy, DBT, Exposure-Response Prevention therapy for OCD, ACT Therapy and EMDR (Eye-Movement Desensitization Therapy) for trauma processing.

In addition to extensive training in these evidence-based interventions, Elizabeth is pursuing advanced training in Psychoanalysis and can provide psychoanalytic treatment, which provides a deep exploration of ways unconscious self-deception can manifest via painful life choices, chronic health issues and relationships problems. Her approach is integrative and tailored to each person's needs.

Elizabeth has special designation as a clinical supervisor and has served at as adjunct faculty at the University of Houston’s Graduate School of Social Work. She frequently provides continuing education workshops and trainings. She is a certified yoga instructor and founded THRIVE, a trauma-informed Yoga program. Yoga can be integrated into psychotherapy sessions, if desired.

Elizabeth enjoys being active in social justice efforts in the community. She created and manages Sin Fronteras, a pro bono trauma therapist network in the Houston area for migrants and asylum seekers. Her commitment is to help people inhabit their bodies and communities in a meaningful manner.  

Ofrezco servicios en Espanol. Si eres inmigrante no te pedire papeles de residencia en ningun momento.


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Contact Information

1324 Allston St.,

Houston TX 77008
United States

PHONE: (713) 257-96-19

EMAIL: haberertherapy@gmail.com



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