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 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 led trainings in inclusive practices for theater education at several theaters 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 BA in English Literature and Arts in Theatre from the University of Maryland. She earned her MS in Child Development at Erikson Institute and her Master of Social Work from Loyola University.