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Elaine McFerron, LPC, LMFT

Relationships Family conflicts Self esteem, Motivation Coping with life changes Compassion fatigue
Video Phone Live Chat Messaging

About me

I have been practicing for 40 years in a number of different settings. My Licenses are in the name "Elaine Walters McFerron." During the pandemic I moved my practice online. I have come to love this way of working. My experience runs deep. Many clients return at different stages of their lives when they feel the need for assistance, support and encouragement. How to get unstuck? I meet people where they are in the moment. I believe that change is possible. I am constantly thinking about what creates change. Often it is important to seek a different perspective. I think systemically. That means that I consider you as an individual or couple and all the people you are connected with. I value empathy and compassion. What makes us human beings? Everyone wants to be seen and heard. I believe in the power of presence and deep listening. Finding one's voice. I am direct and straight forward. I help individuals and families make important shifts in their lives, develop self-care plans, process grief, develop lasting relationships, establish spiritual practices. Because I am a writer with an MFA in Writing and Literature, I understand the creative process and help artists who feel challenged to make their art. I often prescribe books and other resources. I am a Certified iRest Yoga Nidra Meditation teacher and know the value of renewal, rest and restoration. It take a great deal of courage to begin any personal growth. I honor this courage.

Professional experience

43yrs in practice
Relationships Family conflicts Self esteem, Motivation Coping with life changes Compassion fatigue

Additional areas of focus: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, LGBT, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Intimacy-related issues, Sleeping disorders, Parenting issues, Anger management, Career difficulties, Depression, Coaching, Abandonment, Blended Family Issues, Caregiver issues and stress, Codependency, Commitment Issues, Communication problems, Divorce and separation, Family of Origin Issues, Family Problems, First Responder Issues, Forgiveness, Guilt and shame, Infidelity, Isolation / loneliness, Life purpose, Midlife crisis, Military and Veterans Issues, Postpartum Depression, Post-traumatic stress, Self-love, Women's issues, Workplace issues, Young Adult Issues

Clinical approaches: Client-Centered Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Mindfulness Therapy

Services offered

Live Chat

License information

VA LPC 0701000857

VA LMFT 0717000744


These quotes represent just a few of the many positive reviews that we have received for Elaine McFerron. We don't pay anyone to provide their review and they are all made voluntarily. Some people's experience receiving therapy with BetterHelp might be different.

Trusted advisor and friend :)

Written on Oct 05, 2023 after therapy with Elaine for 1 year and 3 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, grief, and self esteem

Elaine is terrific! I greatly appreciate her combination of directness, positivity, spirituality, intuitive "hunches" that she offers, and the sense that it's a dialogue and that either of us could be mistaken.

Written on Oct 04, 2021 after therapy with Elaine for 2 months on issues concerning relationship issues, and family conflicts

way different experience than any therapist/ councilor in the past (and i have seen several). i love how i can message and get near instant feed back and i didn’t think that was something any therapist could manage

Written on Aug 04, 2021 after therapy with Elaine for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, addictions, lgbt, sleeping disorders, self esteem, and adhd