Elena’s Background and Counseling Philosophy
Elena is an experienced professional, focusing her practice on helping couples and families from a collaborative, strengths-based approach. She enjoys working with children and their parents, families raising special needs children, and with adolescents. She has experience helping families cope with serious illness, and those who have suffered the loss of a child. She also enjoys working with couples who seek to enhance the quality of their relationship, reduce conflict and improve communication. Blended family challenges, balancing work and family responsibilities, adjusting to divorce, job loss, serious illness and other significant life changes are commonly addressed in her practice. Elena is a faculty member of the Family Therapy Training Institute in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, where she provides clinical supervision and instruction. She welcomes new clients and offers evening and Saturday appointments.