I have been a Licensed Professional Counselor for over 30 years. My journey has allowed me to serve individuals from many walks of life with a range of concerns. I work with adults age 18 and older.
With a Master's degree in Rehabilitation Counseling, my experience has centered upon helping other's deal with unexpected life changing physical illnesses and injuries. Some situations are permanent, other temporary or recurring. Addressing the grief, depression, anxiety and anger has been a focus of need. My approach is empathetic and sensitive listening as everyone has a different response to what happens to them. I have utilized many approaches in addition to active listening such as RBT, CBT and Motivational Interviewing. I offer a safe space to talk to inspire acceptance, coping and change.
Adjustment issues of life is another area I am very comfortable with. I have worked with people struggling with relationship, job, career, household and changes related to big moves of location.
Life does not hold still for us. The changes of the last few years have been extraordinary for a large number of people. Let's talk about what's on your mind!
Additional areas of focus: Addictions, LGBT, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Intimacy-related issues, Eating disorders, Sleeping disorders, Anger management, Bipolar disorder, Compassion fatigue, Aging and Geriatric Issues, Caregiver Issues and Stress, Chronic Pain Illness and Disability, Communication Problems, Isolation / Loneliness, Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD), Self-Love, Visually Impaired, Workplace Issues
Clinical approaches: Client-Centered Therapy, Motivational Interviewing
TX LPC 6223
Ellen is exemplary at her job and is excellent council. I have worked with many therapists over the years and Ellen is by far the most helpful and I couldn’t be more pleased with her services. I plan on continuing treatment with her for years to come.
Written on Nov 21, 2022 after therapy with Ellen for 8 months on issues concerning depression, relationship issues, trauma and abuse, self esteem, and adhd
A wonderful woman with pure intentions, fantastic listening skills and a world of recommendations and solutions.
Written on Aug 25, 2022 after therapy with Ellen for 2 weeks on issues concerning stress, anxiety, relationship issues, trauma and abuse, self esteem, anger management, and adhd
Very helpful, and always so sensitive to what you have to say
Written on Jul 02, 2022 after therapy with Ellen for 3 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, intimacy-related issues, and bipolar disorder
Ellen Markey is amazing! Better help is amazing as well! Thank you!!
Written on May 18, 2022 after therapy with Ellen for 1 month on issues concerning stress, anxiety, addictions, relationship issues, family conflicts, and intimacy-related issues
Easy and quick to find help and support.
Written on Apr 21, 2022 after therapy with Ellen for 2 weeks on issues concerning stress, anxiety
Ellen has been excellent to work with! She is very responsive and allows me to have someone to touch base with in times of need, instead of having to wait a month!
Written on Apr 07, 2022 after therapy with Ellen for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, self esteem, anger management, career difficulties, coping with life changes, coaching, compassion fatigue, and adhd