Provider type: Therapist
Serving: Adolescent, Adult, Child, Geriatric
Elizabeth has experience counseling individuals, families and children, Most specifically, she has worked with child victims of abuse and trauma, as well as individuals and families impacted by severe and persistent mental illness. Elizabeth strives to empower others by assisting her clients in finding his or her own strengths and therapeutic methods of coping with life's challenges. She believes in a holistic approach for mental health treatment, which means exploring how medical issues, diet, exercise, social factors, living arrangements and environments impact a person's wellbeing. Elizabeth is strengths focused, client-centered and uses a wide variety of practice methods to maximize potential and provide a warm, relaxed, comfortable and safe environment for clients.
Elizabeth was appointed School of Social Work Ambassador in the Spring of 2014. She was also recognized for Individual Recovery-Oriented Practice by the "Recovery-Oriented Community Reintegration Program" at East Central Regional Hospital funded by a grant from Augusta University, Award designated for a person that implements recovery-oriented practice in everyday work in a inpatient setting. She was specifically recognized for supporting individuals with severe and persistent mental illness find strength and achieve personal gains throughout the transition from an inpatient residence to living in the community with appropriate supports.
Elizabeth enjoys traveling, exploring new cities an spending time outdoors with her husband and dog, Duke. Her favorite place to recharge is the beach. She finds peace and tranquility in the marshes of the Georgia and Florida coasts.
Master of Social Work from Valdosta State University
Bachelor of Social work and Minor Of Psychology from The University of Alabama