Elizabeth has been working with children and families in a variety of settings since 2007, including work with children with disabilities and their families in educational and recreational programs. As a therapist, Elizabeth has experience treating children and families in both inpatient and outpatient settings. She has facilitated therapeutic groups for children and has utilized arts based techniques to meet children’s developmental needs. In the past, Elizabeth co-developed and let trainings in inclusive practices for theatre education at several theatres nationwide.
At the Center for Children and Families, Elizabeth provides relationship based counseling services addressing a range of issues including trauma, anxiety, and child behavior challenges. She previously provided therapeutic individual and classroom support in two Chicago Public Schools.
Elizabeth holds a dual B.A. in English Literature and Arts in Theatre from the Univserity of Maryland, and earned her Master of Science in child development at Erikson Institute and her Master of Social Work from Loyola University.