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Resident in Counseling

Elizabeth can be reached at 813-390-5193 or

elizabeth@sunstonecounselors.com

Client Population
Adults, Adolescents
Location
Online Only
Primary Approaches/Treatment Specialties
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Mindfulness, Attachment Theory, Christian
Availability
Weekday
 

Misunderstood, alone, angry, confused, sad, anxious, apathetic, lost. These are a few common emotions that can often feel overwhelming and never-ending. My goal as a therapist is to help people uncover their own strengths, accompany them on their healing journey, and empower them with the tools they need to navigate life’s challenges, relationships, and experiences.

I work with adolescents and adults experiencing a variety of issues, including depression, anxiety, suicidal thoughts, self-harm, interpersonal/relationship conflict, anger, family conflict, trauma, boundary issues, emotional dysregulation, low self-esteem, life transitions, and behavioral problems.

Inherent in my approach is a commitment to tailoring therapy to meet the needs of my clients by incorporating a variety of techniques. I do this through the foundation of a collaborative, client-centered approach to mindfulness, Cognitive-Behavioral Theory (CBT), and attachment theory, always striving to create an environment of trust, warmth, kindness, and honesty. At your request, I am open to incorporating spirituality and faith into counseling. I work with clients of all faith perspectives and personally practice Christianity. Working with clients to set and achieve goals, I help them develop the awareness and agency to make lasting, positive change in their own lives.

Education, Credentials & Memberships

  • Resident in Counseling and practicing under the supervision of Colleen McCarron, LPC.
  • National Certified Counselor
  • Master’s degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Wake Forest University.
  • Dual bachelor’s degrees from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in English and religious studies
  • Professional memberships: Northern Virginia Licensed Professional Counselors (NVLPC), American Counseling Association (ACA), the Association for Spiritual, Ethical, and Religious Values in Counseling (ASERVIC), and Chi Sigma Iota Honor Society
  • Level 1 Training in Gottman Method Couples Therapy

More about me:

  • In my spare time, you can find me spending time with family, going on walks, experimenting with new recipes, and trying to squeeze in time to read.


I look forward to supporting your mental health journey.

If you are interested in scheduling a consultation or would like more information, please fill out the request form or call our office (703-534-5100) and request to speak to me.