I am licensed in Massachusetts with 40 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with many of life's struggles including (but not limited to) stress and anxiety, trauma and abuse, relationship issues, family conflicts, & parenting issues. I work with my clients to create an open and safe environment where thoughts and feelings can be shared without fear of judgment. Taking the first step to seeking a more fulfilling and happier life takes courage. I am here to support you in that process.
Additional areas of focus: Addictions, LGBT, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Grief, Intimacy-related issues, Eating disorders, Parenting issues, Anger management, Career difficulties, Bipolar disorder, Depression, Compassion fatigue, ADHD, Abandonment, Adoption and Foster Care, Attachment Issues, Body Image, Caregiver Issues and Stress, Chronic Pain Illness and Disability, Communication Problems, Divorce and Separation, Domestic Violence, Emptiness, Forgiveness, Guilt and Shame, Isolation / Loneliness, Life Purpose, Money and Financial Issues, Narcissism, Post-traumatic Stress, Pregnancy and Childbirth, Self-Love, Social Anxiety and Phobia, Women's Issues, Young Adult Issues
Clinical approaches: Client-Centered Therapy, Emotionally-Focused Therapy (EFT)
MA LICSW 1023454
This is my first time trying therapy, and Ellen made me feel really comfortable talking about my concerns and issues, she Cares and listens, and so far has helped me understand things better
Written on Sep 20, 2023 after therapy with Ellen for 2 weeks on issues concerning stress, anxiety, relationship issues, and intimacy-related issues