Meet the Therapist
** As of October 1, 2022, Center for Cognitive Wellness has temporarily stopped seeing clients. Elizabeth is on maternity leave without a planned return date yet. Once a date is announced, this will be shared on all social media. Former clients will have priority in scheduling sessions. Thank you for your understanding! **
With years of experience working in emergency department and suicide prevention settings, Elizabeth is familiar and experienced in effective clinical care. Within previous roles, Elizabeth has presented to peers on the assessment of neurocognitive disorders, developed, ran, and presented nationally on a national mentorship program for clinical staff, and created a guide for emergency social work services at a large local hospital. Elizabeth has also acted as a field instructor to local USF clinical students.
Elizabeth has owned and practiced individual psychotherapy at the Center for Cognitive Wellness since January 2021, with experience in therapy beginning in 2016. Although exclusively providing individual psychotherapy at this time, Elizabeth has experience treating individuals, couples, and groups. Elizabeth has also treated a wide variety of diagnoses, including generalized anxiety disorder, major depressive disorder, PTSD, schizophrenia, bipolar I disorder, amongst others.
Florida State University: Associate in Arts, Psychology 2013
University of Central Florida: Bachelor's Degree, Psychology, Cum Laude 2015
Saint Leo University: Master's Degree in Social Work, Advanced Clinical, 2017
Between 2019 and 2020, Elizabeth completed 57 hours of trainings at the Beck Institute of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for use of CBT and mindfulness with anxiety, depression, and personality disorders. In 2021, Elizabeth completed a post-master's certificate in Advanced Assessment and Diagnosis from New York University and in 2022, she completed the Gottman Institute's Methods for Couples Therapy Level 1 Training. Elizabeth is currently working on her Doctor of Social Work (DSW) with a focus in organizational leadership through the University of Kentucky.
Elizabeth feels passionately about the importance of informed mental health care and the effect this can have on every aspect of an individual's life. Her goal is to provide warm, compassionate, and individualized care to every client. Please reach out for a free 15-minute discussion of services!
Elizabeth Kemfort, LCSW, MSW, B.S. Psychology
Licensed Clinical Social Worker Psychotherapist