Elizabeth Pietzsch is a Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor Associate in the state of North Carolina. She completed her undergraduate studies at Middle Tennessee State University where she earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology with minors in Biology and Sociology. She then earned two Master’s Degrees at University of the Cumberlands in Kentucky – one in Clinical Mental Health Counseling and one in Addictions Counseling.
Elizabeth has been wearing several different hats within the mental health field for 10 years, although, she would say she was born into it. She specializes in working with individuals with intellectual/developmental disabilities, who may also experience mental health challenges, and their family members. She is very passionate about assisting adolescents, young adults and adults through life transitions that may bring about anxiety, depression, adjustment difficulties, and trauma reactions.
Her approach is eclectic, holistic, and person-centered; she meets the individual where they are and adapts to the unique needs of those she has the privilege to work with. She is skilled in cognitive behavioral therapy and dialectical behavior therapy. She is also well versed in mindfulness techniques and positive psychology approaches.
Outside of her profession, she enjoys painting, sewing, hiking, kayaking, spending time with her family, tending to her plants, and completing DIY projects at her home.