Elizabeth is a Registered Social Worker with over 25 years of experience in clinical and community social work. She holds a Master of Social Work degree and a Bachelor’s degree in Child and Family Studies. Elizabeth has extensive experience in mental health clinical practice and community-based prevention and promotion programs in diverse rural, urban, and Indigenous communities.

Elizabeth has a deep interest in the influence of emotions on physical well-being. She is passionate about understanding and working with intergenerational trauma within marginalized groups and the impact of these experiences on mental and physical health. As a Clinician, she believes in the inherent wellness of individuals, groups, and communities, and she works from the perspective of uncovering and positively transforming traumatic influences, unhealthy patterns, and coping strategies.

For communities struggling with suicide, Elizabeth believes in the inherent wellness of individuals, groups, and communities, and she works from the perspective of uncovering and positively transforming traumatic influences, unhealthy patterns, and coping strategies. Working from this holistic perspective, she supports people and communities by identifying what is already healthy and helping to create and build strong pathways that best serve their lives and relationships.