Ellen is a native to the Victoria area having grown up in Edna. She is a Licensed Professional Therapist who holds a Master of Education in School Counseling with a Certificate in Therapy and Development from Lamar University. She also holds a B.S. in Psychology from the University of Houston-Victoria. Prior to her work in the therapy field, Ellen worked as an elementary school teacher in Victoria. Ellen’s clinical work is dedicated to helping survivors of trauma heal from their past and provide them with the tools to create a happy and healthy future. She has experience
providing trauma focused treatment to children and adolescents along with their families within the child advocacy center setting since 2017. She is nationally certified in Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and trained in EMDR.
When Ellen is not in session, her ideal days are spent in her backyard or enjoying movies with her partner and dogs. Ellen considers herself to be a lifelong learner and enjoys seeking out new professional development opportunities to increase her base of knowledge. She is also passionate about educating others about mental health and trauma.