Elizabeth Birchmore Riss is a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor. Her professional experiences have covered a vast array of opportunities, including : Community Mental Health Counseling, Psychiatric Hospital staff, as well as Private Practice. She graduated from Naropa University in 2007 with a counseling degree in Transpersonal Psychology, which incorporates a strong mindfulness component to therapy. Upon graduation, Elizabeth worked for four years with children and their families as a Home Based Therapist to assist families and children with high therapeutic needs. She has training in Gestalt Therapy, EMDR, Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, and has extensive experience with anxiety, anger, and depression in children and adults. When working with children, she invites the parents to play a large role in helping their children to achieve positive change. With adult and teens, her therapeutic style is supportive yet direct in its approach to enhance the effectiveness of therapy. Learning about one’s self can be fun and joyful and this is what motivates her work everyday.
Specialized Focus Areas
- Adult and Adolescent Mental Health
- Anger & Emotional Management
- Anxiety & Depression
Elizabeth’s Office Hours are:
Monday-Friday from 9 a.m.- 3:00 p.m.