Elizabeth McDowell, MA, LPC
Elizabeth graduated in 2011 with her Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from Florida Gulf Coast University and earned her graduate degree in Professional Counseling from Liberty University in 2015. She has been working as a therapist in private practice since 2015 and also taught Psychology for several years.
Elizabeth is a highly relational and integrative therapist, meaning that she utilizes an assortment of different theories and techniques in her approach, but she is truly a cognitive behavioral therapist at her core. She is passionate about developing the unique characteristics and strengths of the individuals she works with, to help them achieve the emotional, behavioral, relational, and spiritual lives they desire. She has a knack for connecting with individuals in a meaningful way, which allows her to encourage her clients to learn self-acceptance, while also challenging themselves toward change.
In her experience as a therapist, Elizabeth has had the privilege of working with a variety of different clients and issues, but her areas of expertise include working with families, children, adolescents, and couples. Her experience has also included a focus on depression, anxiety, relationship conflict, self-esteem issues, and family issues. She also enjoys working with people who consider faith and spirituality to be an important aspect of their lives.
Elizabeth has been married to her best friend, Sam, for 9 years and together they have three beautiful children, two little boys, and a baby girl. She enjoys spending time with her family and serving at their local church. When she isn’t busy wrangling her toddlers, she enjoys reading a good novel, learning about nutrition, completing a DIY project, baking, and singing.