Ellaine is owner of The Whole Self Center, and is dedicated to utilizing psychotherapy, art therapy and transformational life coaching to provide comprehensive services to individuals, families, groups, and companies. Ellaine is a master level clinician with 27 years clinical experience in the field of personal development.
Ellaine is an interactive, client centered psychotherapist, registered art therapist and transformational life coach, who utilizes complementary methodologies and techniques to assist each individual to build on their strengths and attain the personal growth they are committed to attaining. Working with individuals and groups to facilitate healing, self knowledge and transformation through creativity, self reflection, and action, has been Ellaine’s life passion and service in the world.
Ellaine specializes in grief counseling, addictions, and other major life transitions. As a beareavement counselor for a hospice for 10 years, she assisted individuals and families navigate the grief journey. Ellaine provided individual, couple and group services for the SHARE program to assist those couples coping with pregnancy and infant loss.
Ellaine has been working in the field of addictions for 25 years providing individual and group services. The use of expressive arts therapies - art, music, movement - and psychotherapy are significantly effective in assisting individuals with identifying, expresssing and managing their emotions.
Ellaine utilizes life coaching with individuals and groups to gain better clarity about themselves and provide a vehicle to accelerate their progress in transforming their lives. Life coaching can be a wonderful process to go through after bereavement. Often the loss of someone significant, can leave a person feeling disconnected or confused about where to go in their life. Participating in a well structured life coaching program can really assist you as you move forward.
Ellaine is committed to helping people ignite their own passion and belief in their dreams. Through practices of forgiveness and gratitude, one is able to release old paradigms and expand their thinking to include a belief they can live the life they LOVE living!
Ellaine is a certified Dream Builder Coach with The Life Mastery Institute, and was recognized with the Dream Builder Coach Award of Excellence.
Ellaine has presented nationally on the use of art therapy, grief and life coaching, and is available for individual/group therapy and coaching, as well as presentations, workshops, and retreats on self development.