Hi. My name is Elizabeth and I am a licensed professional counselor (LPC) in the state of Texas. I am also a certified school counselor and recently transitioned to BetterHelp full-time after working as a counselor at a high school. I have been working as a counselor for 7 years, primarily in the school setting. I have helped my students with issues such as family problems, academic struggles, relationship issues, trauma/abuse, ADHD, autism, LGBT-issues, depression, anxiety, perfectionism, grief, and suicidal ideation. Before working as a counselor, I was an elementary teacher for 6 years.
Most of my experience is with adolescents, but I also feel comfortable and have experience working with adults. I have been a counselor on Better Help for 2 years now and have loved seeing my clients understand themselves better and improve their mental health. This is why I have transitioned to working with BetterHelp full-time. I feel comfortable counseling people from a variety of backgrounds, especially those whose backgrounds are different than my own. My entire professional career has been spent with a primarily Hispanic population, but I am comfortable with other cultures, as well.
I am a big fan of CBT (Cognitive Behavioral Therapy) and Solutions-focused therapy, but I try to cater my counseling to each client, so I often incorporate different counseling philosophies as needed. As a school counselor, I had many duties not related to counseling. I joined BetterHelp, so I could use my counseling skills to help more people. I am looking forward to meeting with clients and working together to improve their mental health. I also know how hard it can be to find a time to meet with a counselor, so I offer limited after-work sessions, for your convenience, in addition to 8am-5pm sessions.
I believe my clients are the experts on their own lives and I want to work with them to improve their contentment, coping skills, and mental health. I believe it is very important and beneficial to have a nonjudgmental, unbiased person to talk to. This is one of the best parts of counseling. I often use humor to lighten the mood when counseling. I find this helps grow my relationships with my clients. Congratulations on making the first step towards counseling by checking out this website. I would love to work with you.
Additional areas of focus: LGBT, Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Eating disorders, Sleeping disorders, Parenting issues, Anger management, Career difficulties, Bipolar disorder, Coping with life changes, ADHD, Autism and Asperger Syndrome, Blended Family Issues, Body Image, Caregiver Issues and Stress, Codependency, Commitment Issues, Communication Problems, Control Issues, Coping with Natural or Human-Caused Disaster, Eating and Food-Related Issues, Expats, Family of Origin Issues, Family Problems, Fatherhood Issues, Forgiveness, Guilt and Shame, Immigration Issues, Impulsivity, Intellectual Disability, Isolation / Loneliness, Life Purpose, Midlife Crisis, Money and Financial Issues, Mood Disorders, Multicultural Concerns, Narcissism, Panic Disorder and Panic Attacks, Pregnancy and Childbirth, Self-Harm, Self-Love, Social Anxiety and Phobia, Women's Issues, Workplace Issues, Young Adult Issues
Clinical approaches: Client-Centered Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), Narrative Therapy, Solution-Focused Therapy, Trauma-Focused Therapy
AZ LPC 22632
TX LPC 78074
She has been amazing! I have been doing therapy for the last 6 months with her, and it has honestly been so good for my mental health. I'm not sure where I would be today if it wasn't for my decision to do therapy and be partnered up with such a great therapist like Elizabeth Stanley!
Written on Nov 07, 2023 after therapy with Elizabeth for 5 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, and grief
Very good listener. Helpful sharing solutions to problems. Very empathetic. I’ve enjoyed talking with her & sharing my story in a judge free zone.
Written on Oct 17, 2023 after therapy with Elizabeth for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, eating disorders, and self esteem
Elizabeth has been tremendously helpful and caring from my very first session with her! Her thoughtfulness and attention to detail continue to help me work through problems that have seemed insurmountable in the past.
Written on Sep 28, 2023 after therapy with Elizabeth for 9 months on issues concerning stress, anxiety, relationship issues, intimacy-related issues, and self esteem
My Therapist is fantastic. I've had a weird life, but she's never been judgemental. Great Therapist and all around nice lady!
Written on Sep 15, 2023 after therapy with Elizabeth for 1 year and 1 month on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, family conflicts, trauma and abuse, sleeping disorders, self esteem, and coping with life changes
I feel heard and understood. My therapist provides me with a very safe space to talk about my worries. I’m given great practical advice
Written on Aug 25, 2023 after therapy with Elizabeth for 2 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, trauma and abuse, grief, parenting issues, coping with life changes, and adhd
I'm lucky to have been matched with Elizabeth first. She is a great listener, asks the right questions, and give awesome actionable advice without coming off as pushy or judgemental. She's a gentle soul and I can tell she really cares.
Written on Jul 24, 2023 after therapy with Elizabeth for 2 weeks on issues concerning stress, anxiety, addictions, relationship issues, family conflicts, trauma and abuse, grief, intimacy-related issues, eating disorders, self esteem, coping with life changes, and compassion fatigue