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Ellen Parkinson, LCSW

Stress, Anxiety Relationships Family conflicts Self esteem, Motivation Depression
Video Phone Live Chat Messaging

About me

Welcome to BetterHelp! My name is Ellen, and my approach is unique to each client. I am committed to working with you to ensure that you accomplish your goals. My eclectic counseling style is comprised of many different theories, techniques, and evidence based practices. I have specialized training and experience working with CBT, Motivational Interviewing, Social Thinking, and Family Systems Therapy. After 20 years in the field, I have developed a strong professional foundation focused on providing you with the skills you need to alleviate daily stressors and make lasting improvements. You will have the opportunity to express yourself in a comfortable, safe, and non-judgmental environment. Together we are partners in exploring your personal goals and empowering you to use the effective skills needed to manage your challenges.

No matter what your struggle, you don't have to do this alone. My tailored person-centered approach will help you feel secure as you navigate your own path. You are the expert on your life. I am here to provide you with tools for your own progress; offering experience, support, knowledge and feedback to empower you along the way. You and your over all well being is always top priority! I very much look forward to working with you.

Professional experience

20yrs in practice
Stress, Anxiety Relationships Family conflicts Self esteem, Motivation Depression

Additional areas of focus: Grief, Sleeping disorders, Parenting issues, Bipolar disorder, Coping with life changes, Compassion fatigue, Communication Problems, Family of Origin Issues, Family Problems, Forgiveness, Panic Disorder and Panic Attacks, Postpartum Depression, Women's Issues

Clinical approaches: Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)

Services offered

Video
Phone
Live Chat
Messaging

License information

TN LCSW 4297

Reviews

These quotes represent just a few of the many positive reviews that we have received for Ellen Parkinson. 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.

I absolutely love Ellen. She is so easy to open up to and makes therapy comfortable.

Written on Jan 24, 2024 after therapy with Ellen for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, and coping with life changes

Great lady very understanding

Written on Jan 16, 2024 after therapy with Ellen for 2 weeks on issues concerning stress, anxiety, and relationship issues

Ellen is the best therapist I have ever seen! She is intuitive, gives great feedback, and goes above and beyond!

Written on Dec 19, 2023 after therapy with Ellen for 1 year and 2 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, family conflicts, grief, intimacy-related issues, sleeping disorders, self esteem, anger management, and compassion fatigue

Very helpful and personable, great temperament. Her experience really shows.

Written on Sep 29, 2023 after therapy with Ellen for 6 months on issues concerning stress, anxiety, relationship issues, intimacy-related issues, and coping with life changes

Ellen has made a big difference in my life. She is the perfect combination of professional and personable. She really listens and understands what I am saying. She guides me to fund the correct answer myself and that means the world to me

Written on Jul 25, 2023 after therapy with Ellen for 2 years on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, grief, coping with life changes, and compassion fatigue

My counselor, Ellen is great! Just the right blend of listening, counseling, intuition, and with a little sprinkle of what feels like a friend. I look forward to my session every week!

Written on Mar 31, 2023 after therapy with Ellen for 2 years and 5 months on issues concerning depression, relationship issues, and coping with life changes