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Betsy ElderLCPC-C, LCPC

Betsy Elder LCPC-C, Counseling Adults, Individuals, Couples, Family, Groups
16A Lincoln Street
Brunswick, ME 04011
Phone: (207) 504-6600

About My Practice


Focused on healing through trauma-informed, body-based care and grounded in family systems theory, I draw on a range of counseling approaches including; psychodynamic, transpersonal, existential, expressive, mindfulness, mind-body, behavioral (DBT and CBT). With a willingness to challenge ingrained patterns together we sojourn toward self-awareness and compassion for self. Emblematic moments from past may condition responses to the present. When appropriate, we integrate nature, meditation, painting, art, music, singing, drumming, writing, personal re-storying, psychodrama, movement and dance modalities into treatment. Trauma and Yoga-Informed, I focus both on here and now and historical events. Recovery of wellness is often a staged process of issue identification, problem-solving and deep internal healing. Solution-focused, strength-based and goal-oriented, we witness the process and collaboratively co-create customized, innovative, empowering treatme nts for depression, anger, anxiety, mood, personality, dissociative, delusional and sleep disorders, life adjustments, identity transitions, illness, loss, dementia and complex trauma. Betsy offers a Yoga-Informed Release Group (YIRG) on Wednesdays from 6:30-8pm on the 2nd floor of her 16a Lincoln Street, Brunswick office. Contact Betsy for more information about this counseling group designed to release stored trauma in the body.

Treatment Specialities

  • Anger Management Issues
  • Anxiety/OCD/Phobia Issues
  • Bi-Polar Disorder
  • Codependency Issues
  • Dementia/Alzheimers Issues
  • Depression Issues
  • Dissociative Disorders
  • Eating Disorders
  • Gay/Lesbian Issues
  • Gender Identity Issues
  • Grief/Loss Issues
  • Personality Disorders
  • Pre-Marital Issues
  • Religion/Spirituality Issues
  • Sexual Disorders
  • Sleeping Problems
  • Substance Abuse Issues
  • Stress Management
  • Trauma History Issues
  • Women's Issues

Treatment Types / Modalities

  • Art Therapy
  • Behavior Modification Therapy
  • Couple/Conjoint Therapy
  • Dialectic Behavioral Therapy
  • Family Therapy
  • Group Therapy
  • Individual Therapy
  • In-Home Services

Insurances Accepted

  • Mainecare
  • Anthem/Blue Cross
  • Behavioral Health Care Network
  • United Behavioral Health

Target Age Group

  • Adult (18-65 years of age )
  • Elders (65 plus years of age )    Sweetser Affiliate Network    Phone: 1-800-434-3000    Copyright © 2019 Sweetser