Ellen Biros, LCSW, C-PD, specializes in the treatment and assessment of individuals with personality disorders, substance abuse issues and emotional regulation problems in the criminal court system, private probation and private practice.


Ellen’s private practice is primarily devoted to treating clients with personality disorders and partners/family dealing with them. She has effectively treated clients using cognitive based treatments including CBT, ASAM Level 1 and Moral Reconation Therapy (MRT), as well as Motivational Interviewing and Dialectical Behavioral Treatment (DBT).


Ellen is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in the state of Georgia and has taught in the College of Social Services and the College of Natural Sciences at the University of Phoenix since 2008. She also has a Masters in Criminal Justice – where she began her work with personality disorders. She has been a State of Georgia Clinical Evaluator for individuals who have been arrested and charged with DUI or drug offenses. Ellen is a national continuing education speaker and has authored continuing education seminars including “Emotional Manipulators and Codependents: A Recipe for Disaster” and “Unmasking Manipulative Relationships: Effective Strategies for Countering Covert Abuse.”


Speaker Disclosures:

Financial: Ellen Biros maintains a private practice and has an employment relationship with the University of Phoenix. She receives royalties as a published author. Ellen Biros receives a speaking honorarium and recording royalties from PESI, Inc. She has no relevant financial relationships with ineligible organizations.

Non-financial: Ellen Biros is a member of the National Association of Social Workers, the Georgia Society of Clinical Social Workers, and the American Clinical Social Work Association.