Elizabeth received her BA major in psychology and minor in law and criminal deviance (LCD) at the University of Minnesota Twin cities. During this time, she worked as a research assistant in both the psychology and psychiatry department. Her emphasis was in addiction and criminal justice. She received her MA in Criminal Mental Health Counseling at Wheaton College, while working in community counseling and with domestic violence perpetrators. After graduation, she worked with inpatient addiction for several years. Her inpatient unit focused on first responders (fire, police, military, etc) and trauma. Elizabeth is currently a second year student at Regent University working on her PhD in Counselor Education and Supervision. She is passionate about working with trauma and addiction as well as building up counseling globally.