Elizabeth Whitney, MSW, LICSW
Behavioral Health Consultant
Elizabeth Whitney, MSW, LICSW has over 30 years of experience in direct practice, supervision, program leadership, consulting, and higher education. Her specialty is facilitating learning of complex behavioral health issues for new practitioners and others. As a social worker, she approaches her work with relational, systems, and social justice lenses.
An area of particular interest is on eliminating stigma about mental illness and promoting belief in recovery. Elizabeth is experienced in workforce development, project management, and curriculum design for delivery in person and virtually. She is a skilled clinician and teacher with special interest in trauma-informed approaches, workforce resilience, and positive psychology. More recently she has gained expertise in use of competency-based simulations as a powerful tool for practice-based learning. When she is not on a trail, cooking (eating, really), or enjoying her family, she spends time as an independent consultant and adjunct faculty at Simmons University School of Social Work.