Ellen Douglas is a Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor and Nationally Certified Counselor who has lived and worked in the Raleigh area since 2008. Her approach to therapy draws upon the strengths and needs of each individual working from various therapeutic models including Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, and Structural Family Therapy. Ellen’s style is collaborative and supportive. She strives to create a safe space that allows clients to process, explore, question, and challenge their thought processes and behaviors.
Ellen’s clinical experience includes working with children, adolescents, and adults providing individual therapy, family therapy, and couples counseling addressing various life challenges and transitions including anxiety, depression, family conflict, parenting, blending families, marital and relationship issues, childhood behavioral issues, and life stressors.
She has worked in a variety of settings including private practice, outpatient mental health agencies, and community-based agencies completing assessments, conducting clinical therapy, and providing intensive in-home services.
Ellen earned her Bachelor’s degree in Psychology at North Carolina State University and her Master’s degree in Counseling Psychology from New York University.