Hometown: Charlotte, NC
Future Goal(s): To hike the legendary “Camino de Santiago”, also known as “The Way”.
Hobbies: Distance running with friends; hiking; traveling; watching our sons play baseball and football; watching our daughter ride horses; sharing early morning coffee and having dates with husband,Chris.
Experience: Elizabeth attended Arizona State University for two years, then transferred and completed her degree in Psychology at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 1996. She began her professional career as a leading pharmaceutical representative for Forest Labs, where she aided in the national launch of the antidepressant Lexapro in 2002. Elizabeth left her position at Forest shortly before giving birth to Reid in October, 2003. After 10 years as a dedicated, stay-at-home mom, Elizabeth began her journey to acquire board certification as a Biblical Counselor, with a specialization in addiction and recovery. Elizabeth’s board certification in Christian Counseling was earned in December, 2014 through Light University and the American Association of Christian Counselors. In January, 2016 she completed the Internal Family Systems Level 1 curriculum, giving her a unique perspective on therapeutic healing and emotional wellness. Elizabeth completed her specialized training in addiction and recovery in January, 2017. Elizabeth has had the privilege to mentor, counsel and walk alongside many women from a wide range of backgrounds, including those who have suffered through abortion, substance abuse, and various other forms of physical and emotional trauma.
Why I Work for Hope Homes: My passion is to aid in unlocking women’s hearts, so they can begin to receive true and lasting recovery and healing. I aspire to lead brokenhearted women to a full understanding of LOVE, VALUE, ACCEPTANCE and SECURITY. My personal experiences have given me a soft heart and empathetic dialogue that help me connect deeply with women in need of healing. The greatest professional rewards for me are the privilege of participating in real transformations, and the experience of witnessing women shine as they realize the true value of their identity.
With Hope Homes since: 2016