Liz is a Licensed Professional Counselor with an intrinsic passion for helping others. Growing up in a military family, Liz was exposed to diverse populations with varying levels of need. From a young age, Liz felt compelled to serve others, both in her own community and in neighboring communities.
After relocating to Southwest Virginia in 2009, Liz completed the Counselor Education program at Radford University, with a focus in community mental health counseling. Liz received her Master’s degree in 2011. Liz also holds a Bachelor’s degree from Christopher Newport University, with a major in Industrial Organizational Psychology and minors in Leadership Studies and Philosophy/Religious Studies.
Liz is trained in a variety of treatment modalities, including, but not limited to: Cognitive Behavioral Therapy; Trauma-Focused CBT; Dialectical Behavior Therapy; motivational interviewing; interactive psychotherapy; expressive art therapy; therapeutic sand tray; solution-focused therapy, narrative therapy; and Rational Emotive Behavioral Therapy.
Liz’s primary experience includes assisting children and adolescents with a variety of concerns, such as:
- Self-injury/Suicidal thoughts
- Eating Disorders
- Gender and Sexual Identity
- Difficulty adjusting to life changes
- Grief and loss
- Social skills
- Peer and family conflict
Liz provides both individual and family counseling to children and adolescents.
Liz has also served adults in addressing issues, such as:
- Stress related to stage of life changes
Liz provides individual counseling for adults.