Elizabeth Welch, MA, NCC
Elizabeth is a Licensed Resident in Counseling and Licensed Resident in Marriage and Family Therapy in the Commonwealth of Virginia. She earned her bachelor’s degree in Sociology and Religion from Furman University in Greenville, SC. She earned her Master’s degree in Clinical Counseling with a concentration in Marriage and Family Therapy (MFT) from The College of New Jersey in Ewing, NJ. She is currently a Resident and a National Certified Counselor earning hours toward LPC and LMFT licensure.
Elizabeth has experience in a clinical outpatient setting as well as working in a school setting. She worked as a MFT in New Jersey with adolescents, adults, groups, couples, and families. She developed and implemented a school counseling program at a charter school in Vacaville, California where she was lead counselor for students grades TK-8th. She also developed the suicide prevention plan for the district, and she is well versed in suicide prevention for all ages. Elizabeth is a 20 year military spouse and has experience working with military children, spouses, and families.
Elizabeth enjoys working with all ages across the lifespan. She has experience working with issues such as anxiety, depression, life transitions, family issues, grief, and issues specific to the military lifestyle and community. Elizabeth uses a variety of treatment approaches to include: cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), solution-focused therapy, psychotherapy, family systems therapy and play therapy.