Ms. Ellis is a California and Colorado licensed clinical social worker and holds certification as a Distance Credentialed Counselor. She obtained her Master’s degree in Social Work from the University of Alabama and her Bachelor’s degree in Social Work from Rochester Institute of Technology. She has worked in various mental health settings, which included group homes, psychiatric hospitals and community mental health clinics. She worked for the state of Alabama and South Carolina under the Department of Mental Health, Deaf Services. She was a guidance counselor at California School for the Deaf in Fremont. She also worked as a therapist with Deaf Community Counseling Services in the Berkeley and San Francisco area. She is a member of National Association of Social Work.
Ms. Ellis completed a Life Coaching program under Crossroad Solutions Coaching. She brings mind-body-spirit and holistic approaches to both coaching and therapy.