Elizabeth Allen is an independently licensed Professional Clinical Counselor in the state of New Mexico. She graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from the University of Southern California, and completed her Master’s degree in Clinical and Community Psychology from the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, where she studied strength-based practices in children’s mental health.
Elizabeth works from a trauma-informed and skills-based empowerment approach to help individuals and families reduce emotional suffering. Her clinical experience includes working with children, adolescents, and families in multiple settings including, outpatient community mental health, juvenile corrections, university counseling services, and treatment foster care. Elizabeth has worked with individuals and families who have struggled with anxiety, depression, ADHD, grief, self-harm, suicidality, and complex trauma. She has been trained in Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), and has provided individual and group skills training to youth and families in various settings (outpatient services, treatment foster care, and juvenile corrections). Elizabeth also has specialized training in Motivational Interviewing and Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR), and is committed to ongoing education of evidenced-based counseling practices.