MA, LADC (She/Her/Hers)
Mental Health Therapist
Licensed Alcohol & Drug Counselor
Elyse is a Licensed Alcohol and Drug Counselor (LADC) and is in the process of obtaining her licensure to practice as a Clinical Professional Counselor (LPCC). She enjoys working with adolescents and pregnant and parenting adults. Specifically, she is passionate about perinatal and women’s mental health. She works with clients to build on their strengths and to utilize their coping skills. Elyse is experienced in helping individuals work towards their goals with a variety of concerns including Depression, Anxiety, Anger, Post-Traumatic Stress, Substance Use, Relationship Problems, Social Fears, Grief and Loss, Family Problems, and Postpartum Depression and Anxiety. Elyse works from a Relational-Cultural Theory framework which focuses on healing through relationships. Elyse is trained in Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) as a modality for processing trauma, or mental and physical conditions to achieve benefits more rapidly and to promote quicker healing and recovery from significant life events. To learn more about EMDR visit the link https://emdr.com
Elyse attended Saint Mary’s University to receive her Master of Arts in Clinical Counseling along with a graduate certificate in Addiction Studies, for an Advanced Practice degree. Elyse has an undergraduate degree in elementary and middle school education and has previously worked in technical training. Most recently, she worked in a gender-specific substance use and mental health treatment program which serves a diverse population of women and their children. For self-care, Elyse enjoys spending time with her family, two dogs, and finding new restaurants to enjoy.