Elizabeth is a counseling intern working toward her licensure as a Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor (LCMHC). She is currently completing her Master’s degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling at Wake Forest University and has studied psychology academically for 6 years. She earned her B.A. degree in Psychology from Wake Forest University with minors in Counseling and Sociology in 2019.
Elizabeth has significant experience and interest in working with children, adolescents, and families. Before pursuing counseling, Elizabeth was a teacher at a Title I middle school in Charlotte, where she realized her passion for helping her students overcome life’s challenges. Elizabeth currently works part-time as a crisis counselor at a youth crisis center in Charlotte, where she works with children, adolescents, and their families with challenges such as complex trauma, depression, attachment disorders, ADHD, anxiety, and conduct disorders.
Regarding her clinical approach, Elizabeth believes in creating an environment of trust, support, and empathic listening. Elizabeth has a particular interest in the use of Adlerian Play Therapy, Sand Tray Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Person-Centered Therapy, and the expressive arts to help meet the unique needs of her clients. Elizabeth helps clients access their inner strengths to reach their fullest potential and truly flourish.