Elaine Strid, PhD, LPC, holds a doctorate in clinical psychology and two master’s degrees; one in counseling and the other in pastoral studies. Dr. Strid completed Level I & Level II EMDRIA trainings and has used EMDR in her private practice for over 15 years. Dr. Strid uses EMDR in conjunction with other therapy techniques and alone in resolving current crises, relationship issues and debilitating flashbacks.
Dr. Strid has worked with Safe House, Domestic Violence, and Victims Assistance programs including clients that have had trauma occur within the last 72 hours to resolve their acute stress using EMDR. She advocates for the pursuit of new wisdom and evidence-based techniques that can be applied in clinical practice to help clients move beyond trauma into a skilled, assured lifestyle.