Dr. Elizabeth B. Strand

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Licensed Clinical Social Worker (TN)


About Me

Hello- I am a second generation psychotherapist and have been both a client and provider of therapy. It can be so helpful! Good job doing it! My focus is on helping people manage stress, clarify problems and develop skills to solve them. Through emotional support and psycho-education we will focus on the skills and tools needed to help you realize your goals and dreams. I specialize in family therapy, conflict resolution, mindfulness-based stress reduction (MBSR), emotional brain training (EBT), grief and bereavement, compassion fatigue, acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT) and interpersonal neurobiology. I have been a therapist for 17 years.


Work Experience

2009–present Clinical Associate Professor; Director,
Veterinary Social Work
2004–2009 Clinical Assistant Professor; Founding Director, Veterinary Social Work
2000–2004 Graduate Research and Teaching Assistant College of Social Work College of Veterinary Medicine University of Tennessee, Knoxville College of Social Work
1998–2000 Family Therapist, Peninsula Village Level III (residential facility)
1997–1998 Social Work Associate, Ridgeview Psychiatric Hospital
1996–1997 Family Support Worker, Healthy Families
1995–1996 Teacher, Cedar Grove Level II  (Residential Facility), Murfreesboro, TN
1993–1995 Teacher; Assistant Director of Admissions, St. Margaret’s School, Tappahannock, VA 
Jun–Aug 1994 Teacher, Newark Academy, Livingston, NJ
Jan–Aug1993 Registrar, Independent Educational Services, Princeton, NJ
Jun–Aug 1992 Summer Teaching Fellow,  Newark Academy, Livingston, NJ
2011  Ordained Interfaith Minister, All Faith’s Seminary International
2003 Ph.D. Social Work University of Tennessee
1998 MSSW Social Work University of Tennessee
1992 BA University of the South, Sewanee Tennessee


  • Stress Management
  • Family Therapy

Services Offered

Session Type / Rate / Duration

  • Family therapy / $120 / 75 Minutes
  • Hypnotherapy session / $100 / 50 Minutes
  • Individual therapy / $110 / 45 Minutes