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Elizabeth C. Kahn

Hello! I’m Elle, and I use she and they pronouns. I am a queer therapist and coach, offering my clients a space of safety, nurturance, and validation. I hold the therapeutic relationship to be a powerful receptor for healing and growth.” 

Elle brings curiosity, authenticity, and lots of humor to their practice. They hold space to explore, heal, and expand through a blend of humanistic, experiential, and expressive techniques. Elle has spent her career working with adults, youth, and their loved ones navigating various mental health concerns, including stress and conflict from life transitions, Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD), Adult ADHD, severe anxietydepressiongrief, and trauma.

Elle has extensive experience supporting the unique needs of LGBTQ youth and adults, including coming-out, symptoms from minority stress, resolving grief from families of origin, intimate partner violence, adoption, non-monogamous relationships, and transitioning. Elle is passionate about supporting the wholistic wellness of LGBTQ youth and adults. In an often inequitable healthcare system, Elle holds space where their clients are seen, validated, and valued so they can safely explore and heal.

Elle studied theater arts at Wagner College and earned her Master’s in Counseling from The College of New Jersey. As a certified clinical trauma therapist, Elle has extensively studied the impact of trauma on the body and mind and applies trauma-focused principles in her practice. She has completed the following certified trainings: Core Skills Training in Emotionally-Focused Therapy (EFT), Treatment of Child and Adolescent Anxiety, Grief: Current Evidence-Based Approaches to Care Across the Lifespan, and the Master Trauma Series. She also holds multiple certifications in systems advocacy and change management.

Outside of her therapy practice, you will find Elizabeth taking action for racial and gender equity, training and educating, consumed by historical fiction, cooking, and snuggling with her family.  

Expertise:

  • Gender Identity and Sexuality Development
  • Grief and Loss
  • Navigating change and life transitions
  • Trauma and PTSD
  • OCD and Anxiety 
  • Adult ADHD
  • Adoption
  • Minority Stress
  • Family and interpersonal conflict

Clinical Approaches:

  • Antiracist, Sex-positive, LGBTQ-nurturing, Humanistic
  • Expressive Arts Therapy
  • Narrative Therapy
  • Exposure and Response Prevention (ERP) for Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
  • Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT)

Come as you are.

NJ license 37PC00798000

Fee: $135 for a 45 – 50 minute session ($175 for the initial appointment)