Elizabeth Edmunds, AMFT

Registered Associate Marriage and Family Therapist (IMF94102)

Elizabeth Edmunds completed her Master of Arts in Marriage and Family Therapy at Pacific Oaks College in Pasadena, CA.  In 2016, she completed her clinical practicum training with Hathaway-Sycamores Child and Family Services.  At Hathaway, she served local public schools by providing individual, group and family therapy, crisis intervention, and assessment services for students between the ages of five and eighteen.

Prior to becoming a therapist, Elizabeth completed her undergraduate studies in Education at The University of Georgia.  During that time, she completed three practicums and an internship supporting the development and well-being of children, teenagers, adults and the elderly at organizations such as the Boys & Girls Club and Athens Adult Health Center.  From 2004 to 2014, she served in a variety of roles supporting college students in the creative arts.  In particular, as the Associate Director for Student Health Promotion and Wellness at ArtCenter College of Design, she counseled students on topics related to coping and transition difficulties, stress and time management, interpersonal struggles, academic challenges, nutrition and eating concerns, alcohol and other drug use, tobacco cessation, and physical and sexual health.  Elizabeth also developed leadership and student development programs in addition to conducting counseling intakes for students seeking therapy.

Her clinical experience includes working with children, teenagers, adults, couples and families in a variety of settings including elementary, middle and high schools; community and private colleges; and private practices in Pasadena and Los Angeles. Elizabeth specializes in anxiety, college-aged student concerns, coping skills, depression, grief/loss, lack of motivation, mood disorders, relationship issues, self-esteem, self-harm, trauma and PTSD. She offers individual, couples, and family therapy for children, adolescents and adults.

With over 15 years experience in wellness and education (including certifications in massage therapy & personal training), Elizabeth integrates a holistic, whole-being approach to healing and the relationship between mind, body and spirit. She has developed and led thematic workshops, support groups and topical presentations on well being, stress and time management, academic success and coping skills.  Most recently, she developed a support group to aid local high school seniors in their transition to college.