Hello! If you are exploring BetterHelp, it is likely that you are struggling with something significant in your life. I know that making this first step may be difficult for you. It is brave to seek support. I acknowledge that everyone has a unique personality and story, so finding the right person to help you through life’s challenges is very important to me. I want to provide you with some information about me in order to help you decide if my experience and style is a good fit for you and that you feel comfortable embarking on this journey with me.
My name is Elizabeth Romska and I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in the state of North Carolina, with over 10 years of providing therapeutic services. Also, I have been a school social worker for more than 20 years, working with children and families from all different backgrounds.
I received my undergraduate degree in Social Work at Meredith College in Raleigh, NC and my Masters degree in Social Work from East Carolina University in Greenville, NC. I received a certification in Critical Incident Stress Management (CISM) and serve as a Crisis Counselor on the CISM team for a public school district.
The foundation of my work is client-centered and trauma-focused, which concentrates on establishing trust and respect in order for change to occur. I hope you find comfort knowing that I am a therapist who will honor you as the expert in your own life and nurture your personal growth. I see each client as a unique human being with the power within them to heal and grow. I will help you discover the tools you already have to make changes by providing a safe space to feel heard, instilling hope, engaging with compassion, and supporting you with empathy. Sometimes we struggle and need help finding our way back to the life we want to live. We may experience feelings of anxiety, depression, hopelessness, and guilt. As a therapist, I aim to create a safe space for my clients to explore their feelings and experiences, and ultimately move towards the things they value. My practice is rooted in compassion, acceptance, and non-judgement.
Throughout my career, I have had the honor of working with people from all different backgrounds and ages. Much of my experience has been working with individuals affected by depression, anxiety, trauma, abuse and neglect, ADHD, LGBTQ+ issues, and the challenges of parenting.
Outside of my work as a therapist and as a school social worker, I enjoy spending time with my husband and three daughters, exercising, playing games, and enjoying nature.
Additional areas of focus: Addictions, LGBT, Relationship issues, Grief, Intimacy-related issues, Eating disorders, Anger management, Depression, Coping with life changes, Compassion fatigue, ADHD, Abandonment, Attachment Issues, Body Image, Caregiver Issues and Stress, Codependency, Commitment Issues, Communication Problems, Coping with Natural or Human-Caused Disaster, Domestic Violence, Emptiness, Family of Origin Issues, Family Problems, Forgiveness, Guilt and Shame, Hoarding, Infidelity, Isolation / Loneliness, Life Purpose, Money and Financial Issues, Mood Disorders, Phobias, Post-traumatic Stress, Pregnancy and Childbirth, Prejudice and Discrimination, Sexual Assault and Abuse, Sexuality, Social Anxiety and Phobia, Women's Issues
Clinical approaches: Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Client-Centered Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), Motivational Interviewing, Narrative Therapy, Solution-Focused Therapy, Trauma-Focused Therapy
NC LCSW C007055
Elizabeth is kind, intelligent, and easy to talk to. She listens empathetically and does a great job at creating a safe, nonjudgmental space to share your thoughts and struggles.
Written on Dec 30, 2022 after therapy with Elizabeth for 3 months on issues concerning stress, anxiety, relationship issues, family conflicts, coping with life changes, and adhd
I absolutely adore my therapist. She has helped me so much in my short time in therapy!
Written on Oct 04, 2022 after therapy with Elizabeth for 6 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, lgbt, relationship issues, family conflicts, trauma and abuse, intimacy-related issues, eating disorders, self esteem, anger management, coping with life changes, and compassion fatigue
I LOVE Elizabeth. I’ve been working with her for over a year and the differences in my life are just so much more than I expected. She is solely responsible for my marriage not breaking up… My family has been through a lot over the last year and I don’t know what we would have done without her.
Written on Aug 30, 2022 after therapy with Elizabeth for 1 year and 4 months on issues concerning stress, anxiety, relationship issues, family conflicts, trauma and abuse, intimacy-related issues, eating disorders, self esteem, and coping with life changes
Elizabeth has been nothing short of wonderful! She really wants to hear about your day to day life and I get so excited for my next session with her!
Written on Aug 18, 2022 after therapy with Elizabeth for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, lgbt, relationship issues, trauma and abuse, grief, self esteem, and coping with life changes
Elizabeth is a genuine and compassionate professional that I enjoy working with.
Written on Jul 17, 2022 after therapy with Elizabeth for 3 months on issues concerning stress, anxiety, family conflicts, and career difficulties
Elizabeth Romska is a great therapist. She creates an open and welcoming space. From the beginning I have felt her genuine interest in our appointments. I have always felt heard and understood in our meetings. She is simply wonderful.
Written on Apr 07, 2022 after therapy with Elizabeth for 3 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, family conflicts, grief, sleeping disorders, self esteem, coping with life changes, compassion fatigue, and adhd