Elizabeth Warson, PhD, ATR-BC, LPC, NCC, EMDR III, EXAT, EAP II is the managing member of Healing Pathways with 30 years of post-graduate clinical experience in a variety of settings, including medical centers, residential treatment centers, correctional facilities, long-term care facilities, out-patient centers, and private practice. Dr. Warson’s research interests and clinical experience focus on wellness; social and cultural diversity; arts-informed stress reduction and pain management; as well as the integration of Art Therapy, Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR), Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT), Trauma-Informed Approaches, Equine-Assisted Psychotherapy, and Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) in the treatment of depression, anxiety, adjustment disorders, acute stress disorder, and posttraumatic stress disorder. Dr. Warson taught full-time as an assistant professor in the Graduate Art Therapy Programs at Eastern Virginia Medical School (2004-2009) and The George Washington University (2009-2013) and returned to private practice in 2013 to apply her research knowledge with her clinical expertise. As a trained narrative therapist, Dr. Warson interweaves the storying process in her arts-informed approach in providing transformational meaning-making experiences.
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