Elizabeth Clark is Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) and a board approved supervisor in the state of Texas. Elizabeth is certified in Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) therapy, a counseling modality effective in treating post-traumatic stress and PTSD which is Elizabeth’s specialty. In addition to work at her private practice, Amarillo Professional Counseling and Consultation, Elizabeth works part time at the Pavilion of Northwest Texas Hospital where she is part of a treatment team for the Uniformed Services Unit, serving military and first responders in an inpatient setting.
Elizabeth has been married to her husband, Eric, since 2006. Eric is a firefighter for the Amarillo Fire Department where he serves as a chaplain and a member of the Crisis Incident Stress Management Team. Elizabeth decided to pursue EMDR certification years ago after her husband, Eric, sought help for secondary trauma through and EMDR counselor. Since then, her passion for serving first responders and their families has continued to grow. In addition to her clinical work Elizabeth volunteers alongside Eric to teach Family Matters for the AFD. Family Matters a course designed to address issues unique to first responders and their families, and is presented to each rookie cohort. In addition, Elizabeth and Eric are currently in the process of becoming trained facilitators of Marriage Strong, a curriculum based marriage class, to serve and strengthen firefighter marriages.
Elizabeth grew up in Amarillo, Texas. She earned her undergraduate degree in psychology from Harding University in December 2005. Elizabeth continued her studies at Wayland Baptist University where she graduated with her Master’s degree in professional counseling in 2008. Elizabeth and Eric have two beautiful children, Austen and Calvin. In her spare time, Elizabeth loves cooking, running, and training Brazilian Jiu Jitsu.