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Elise House, LCSW

Elise is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker who graduated from the University of Denver with a Masters degree in Social Work focusing on Family Systems, and Wesleyan University with a Bachelor’s degree in English and Creative Writing. She has worked with school-aged children, particularly adolescents, for the duration of her career, and loves assisting them in finding their voice, identity and independence while navigating the expectations and needs of their parents, schools, and communities. Elise works with clients of all ages, and using a warm, safe environment, assists clients to identify their strengths, goals, and abilities to cope with and overcome their symptoms and discomforts.

Elise’s previous experience includes school-based counseling as well as working with child and adolescent Emergency Mobile Psychiatric Services. Through this work, she is well-versed in high risk assessments including the threshold for higher levels of care, however, she is excited to resume the practice of longer-term support, and has experience with anxiety, depression, self-injurious behavior, grief, the spectrum of sexual and gender identities, and social and familial conflict.

Elise looks forward to assisting people of all ages and backgrounds in navigating life transitions as well as in the overall quest for clarity and self-awareness. Through an eclectic approach including existential, solution-focused, and cognitive-behavioral techniques, Elise hopes to provide the safety and insight you need to identify subversive patterns of thought and behavior and move toward a more functional, confident approach to life.