Elizabeth Potter is a Florida Licensed Clinical Social Worker and a South Carolina Licensed Master Social Worker. Elizabeth received her Associates Degree (A.A.) with a focus in Psychology from Florida State University in 2013. Elizabeth completed her Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology (B.S.) at the University of Central Florida, where she graduated Cum Laude in 2015. Elizabeth then completed her Master’s Degree in Advanced Clinical Social Work (MSW) at Saint Leo University in 2017.
Elizabeth was born and raised in Bradenton, FL and has worked clinically in both Manatee and Pinellas county. Elizabeth has experience providing individual therapy to adults experiencing anxiety, depression, and PTSD. Elizabeth has also lead multiple psychoeducational, support, and therapy readiness groups for individuals diagnosed with depression, anxiety, schizophrenia, schizoaffective disorder, bipolar disorder, amongst other diagnoses.
Since 2018, Elizabeth served as the Emergency Department Social Worker for a large facility in Pinellas county, where she assisted individuals in medical and mental health crises. During this time, she presented and educated peers on the assessment of neurocognitive disorders. In 2020, Elizabeth left the ER to work full-time with combat veterans transitioning to civilian status, assisting them in comprehensive biopsychosocial assessments, as well as case management through the process. Elizabeth continues to do so outside of this practice.
Elizabeth is a member of the National Association of Social Workers as well as the National Alliance on Mental Illness. Elizabeth sits on the Department of Veterans Affairs Transition & Care Management National Educational Committee. Elizabeth continually engages in trainings through the Beck Institute of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy based in Philadelphia, PA.
Elizabeth is passionate about mental health and the importance of addressing it to improve one’s quality of life. Elizabeth believes in providing evidence-based practice with the acknowledgement that flexibility is key in therapy. Within the Center for Cognitive Wellness, Elizabeth encompasses a holistic, accepting, and client-centered view and takes pride in helping her clients achieve peace within their challenges.