Elyssa graduated from Marylhurst University in West Linn, OR. First obtaining a BA in Psychology she went on to earn a Master’s in Art Therapy. After graduation Elyssa went to work for Life Works, a intensive community treatment program that works with pervasively mentally ill children and their families as well as commercially sexually exploited children. Elyssa then went on to work for Oregon Trail Recovery, an intensive outpatient/sober living program running addiction recovery focused groups and individual therapy. During this time Elyssa provided crisis stabilization and addiction recovery stabilization to her patients.
Elyssa has a long standing professional relationship with Dr. Liana Hategan working for her while earning her master’s degree then returning to work with her in 2018 to become Dr. Liana Hategan’s NeuroStar® TMS Coordinator where she has the honor and joy of watching patients improve their lives through NeuroStar® TMS treatment. Elyssa works closely with all patients undergoing NeuroStar® TMS therapy with Dr. Liana Hategan.
Elyssa moved to the Pacific Northwest when she was 12 years old and never left. She is married to her husband of 25 years and they have two adult children. Elyssa loves all the Portland area offers and looks forward to meeting new patients.