Elizabeth’s two decades of clinical experience has taken her to various settings prior to establishing her private practice, such as: The Children’s Assessment Center, Harris County Hospital District, the Council on Recovery, the University of Pittsburgh’s Medical Center’s Pediatric OCD IOP program, as well as the Menninger Clinic, where she spent several years working in the Compass unit for young adults.
Her clinical specialities include 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 play therapy. At the end of April 2019 she will be trained in EMDR and be adding this service to her practice.
In addition to extensive training in these evidence-based interventions, Elizabeth is currently 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 and personality
Elizabeth enjoys training future clinicians as a clinical supervisor and at the University of Houston’s Graduate School of Social Work, where she has served as adjunct faculty and provides continuing education workshops. She is a certified yoga instructor and founded THRIVE, a trauma-informed Yoga program. Yoga can be integrated into psychotherapy sessions, if desired.
Her commitment is to help people inhabit their bodies and lives in a meaningful manner.
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