If you are looking for someone with a ton of experience and specialty training, look no further. Elizabeth “Liz” Grady is a Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor and Clinical Supervisor (LCMHCS) who is a Nationally Certified Counselor (NCC) and a Board Certified Tele-Mental Health (BC-TMH) Counselor.
Liz has been counseling adolescents, adults, and families for eighteen years in the Triangle region of North Carolina. Liz earned her master’s degree in Counseling from North Carolina State University (NCSU) in 2002 and has been a practicing counselor since that time. Recently Liz earned her Doctorate degree (Ph.D.) in Counselor Education from NCSU and now teaches masters-level counseling students at Northwestern University.
Liz has advanced training in Eye-Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR), Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), and Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT). Liz is most passionate about working with teens and adults who are struggling with life challenges related to stress management, school/employment, relationships, past and present life experiences, including childhood maltreatment and trauma. Liz can help you reduce anxious thoughts, anxious body sensations (nauseous, pounding heart, shaking), panic attacks, phobias, & emotional disturbance associated with anxiety.
In addition to counseling and teaching, Liz enjoys supervising other counselors and has made this part of her daily work. Helping counselors develop professionally, and enhance their clinical skills, is extremely rewarding for Liz. Liz works to create a collaborative, creative, and fun-loving environment in which to learn.
Liz has presented locally and statewide for organizations like LPCANC (Licensed Professional Counselor Association of North Carolina), and nationally for the American Mental Health Counselors Association (AMHCA) and the American Counseling Association (ACA). Liz has been an active member of LPCANC for many years, and has served on the board of directors for five of those years. She even served as president!
Liz loves the counseling profession and very much enjoys seeing others happy and healthy. Liz’s counseling will feel compassionate, empathetic, and suited to your individual needs. Liz works hard to ensure that you feel heard, valued, and helped! Liz offers individual counseling sessions, group sessions, skills training classes, webinars, and workshops.