Dr. Elizabeth Adedokun, PhD, LMFT, PMH-C (She/Her/Hers) is a licensed marriage and family therapist with over 6 years of experience working with adolescents, and their families struggling with severe depression, anxiety and interpersonal relationship issues.
Elizabeth received her Master's degree at Northwestern University in 2014 and holds a Doctorate degree in Marriage and Family Therapy from Drexel University. Throughout the past 6 years, Elizabeth gained experience as an intensive in-home therapist, systemic family therapist, and outpatient therapist at a large mental health agency. She has also had experience working with adolescents who have experienced mental health crises, such as suicidal ideation and anxiety, and providing psychoeducation and resources for their families once their crisis has stabilized.
Additionally, Elizabeth is trained in perinatal mental health through Postpartum Support International and has a passion for supporting parents and their emotional health before, during, and after pregnancy.
Informed in Attachment-based Family Therapy, Structural Family Therapy, and Systemic Family Therapy, Elizabeth utilizes a relational, strength-based, and person-centered approach with clients while maintaining a focus on mobilizing relational strengths to help decrease problematic, disturbing symptoms. Elizabeth's perspective on life's challenges and problems comes from her strong belief that we all live our lives through our relationships and if significant relationships become impaired or stressful, unwanted symptoms of depression and anxiety may result. Elizabeth believes that relationships are a powerful resource for change and healing. She uses her warmth, openness, and empathy to provide safety and comfort in a non-judgmental environment; assisting clients in repairing and rebuilding significant relationships in their lives and managing difficult emotions more effectively. Elizabeth works with children ages 6 and up as well as adults.