Her educational background includes a Bachelor of Science in Child Development and Family Studies, as well as a Master of Arts in Clinical Mental Health Counseling. Elizabeth's commitment to excellence is further underscored by her participation in various special projects and her receipt of awards during her academic journey.
In the realm of doctor-patient relationships, Elizabeth values open and clear communication. Collaboration on cases is of paramount importance to her, ensuring a holistic and effective approach to patient care.
Inspired by the refreshing perspectives of children, whom she finds both hilarious and enlightening, Elizabeth embarked on a career in pediatrics. Her goal is to meet each patient and family where they are, providing a safe and welcoming environment. Elizabeth actively works on developing strengths and empowering her patients, utilizing creative interventions tailored to each individual's unique needs.
Elizabeth's personal interests reflect a vibrant and multifaceted personality. In her free time, she engages in activities such as volleyball, singing, piano, beach outings, and immersing herself in nature. Despite not having children of her own, Elizabeth considers her 5 nephews and 1 niece as cherished members of her extended family.
Beyond her professional endeavors, Elizabeth showcases unique talents and hobbies. She is a proficient singer, although she admits to feeling nervous singing in front of unfamiliar faces. Friends have encouraged her to participate in singing competitions. Additionally, she enjoys playing the piano, is in the process of learning the guitar, and finds joy in both solving puzzles and crocheting.
For potential new patients, Elizabeth emphasizes her mission to create a safe and welcoming environment. Her approach involves working collaboratively with patients and families, focusing on strengths, and employing creative interventions tailored to each individual. Open communication is a cornerstone of her practice.
During leisure hours, Elizabeth indulges in binge-watching "Breaking Bad" and revisiting all the Marvel movies in chronological order. If she could have a superpower beyond being a Medical Superhero, Elizabeth would choose to time travel, driven by her passion for learning about history.
For those interested in connecting further, Elizabeth maintains a professional presence on LinkedIn at Elizabeth Balser, LMHC, LPCC-S.