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Elizabeth Guroff, MA, LCMFT

Director, Trauma-informed Services, National Council for Mental Wellbeing

Elizabeth Guroff, MA, LCMFT, has more than 25 years of experience in the behavioral health field as both a clinician and administrator. She has worked in a range of clinical settings from treatment foster care and in-home treatment programs to outpatient mental health, private practice and community-based adult services to a variety of residential settings for children and adults. In all these settings, she has provided direct clinical services and provided clinical supervision and direction in all of those areas.

Before joining the National Council, Guroff was COO of a large mental health provider in Montgomery County, Md., where she oversaw and directed implementation of trauma-informed care practices across the entire agency. She was also the clinical supervisor at behavioral health clinic in Columbia, Md.

Guroff earned a Bachelor of Arts in psychology from The College of Wooster and her Master of Arts in human development and family services from the University of Connecticut.

Focus Areas: Trauma-informed Services, Leadership, Workforce Development

  • Consulting Corner: Talking Trauma-informed Care with Elizabeth Guroff

  • Elizabeth's Consulting & Training Services

    The National Council’s Trauma-informed, Resilience-oriented Care (TIROC) training and consulting practice has helped organizations in primary care, behavioral health, schools, community services, managed care and government settings achieve the quadruple aim of enhancing the patient experience, improving population health, reducing costs and enhancing the work life of their staff.

    Our expert team of thought leaders guides organizations as they implement multi-faceted initiatives focused on the foundation of TIROC to apply complex strategies that impact social needs and access to care.

    Through a lens of cultural humility, diversity, equity and inclusion, we help organizations build a data-informed workforce, organizational and community resilience, trauma-informed supervision and leadership and eliminate gaps in implementation of organizational, systemic culture change. Our experts are available for short- and long-term consulting and training engagements at your site or virtually and can work hands-on with your implementation team.

    Trauma-informed, Resilience-oriented Care Consultants:

    • Linda Henderson-Smith, Ph.D. LPC
    • Elizabeth Guroff, MA, LCMFT
    • Amelia Roeschlein, DSW, MA, LMFT
    • Laura Leone, DSW, MSSW, LMSW
    • Karen Johnson, MSW, LCSW
    • Pamela Black, MA