Elizabeth received her Bachelors Degree in Psychology from Boston College. Her career in mental health services began at Kids in Crisis, a residential treatment center in Greenwich, CT. In this setting, she focused on the safe placement of children and teens while also participating in art therapy, group treatment and family meetings. Elizabeth furthered her clinical skills and social work education, at New York University, where she received a Masters in Social Work. Clinical internships included working with patients suffering from depressive disorders, substance abuse, grief and loss and chronic illness.
Professionally, Elizabeth has worked at Mount Sinai’s Elmhurst Hospital Center, providing individual, group and family therapy to hundreds of patients. Elizabeth’s clinical treatment experience includes, anxiety, behavioral management, chemical imbalances, depression, eating disorders, family conflict, grief/loss, chronic illness, stress and trauma. Private practice work has included treating the aforementioned issues in addition to issues of infertility, parenting, and pre/post pregnancy concerns.
Elizabeth is psychodynamically focused (insight-oriented) however, she believes that the integration of different treatment approaches ensures optimal treatment of patients. Elizabeth is certified in Interpersonal Psychodynamic Psychotherapy from the William Alanson White Institute.