Lizzie Souza, MSW, LSW                                                                    Staff Therapist    


Lizzie Souza is a Licensed Social Worker (LSW) by the Association of Social Work Boards.

She graduated with a Bachelors Degree in Marketing from the University of Kentucky. She spent two years working in Public Relations before pursuing her Master of Social Work at Loyola University Chicago.

Prior to joining Ascend, she worked extensively counseling Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) survivors at a VA hospital and serving as an advocate for veterans in the mental health community. Lizzie spent a portion of her career helping disadvantaged women re-enter the workforce by learning public speaking skills, self-empowerment and goal setting.

Lizzie provides psychotherapy, group therapy and Intensive Outpatient Program services for adolescents and adults. Her professional interests include eating disorders, the impact of trauma, relationships, PTSD and mood related disorders. Lizzie believes in helping clients gain personal insight as a powerful tool for recovery and change. She is a member of the National Association of Social Workers (NASW).

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