Clinician Spotlight: Johnathan Elliott, LMHC
Let’s start with something easy. Can you tell us a little about your professional background and areas of focus?
I began working in wilderness therapy in 2008 and after moving back to NY worked with Veterans provided trauma therapy and specializing in prolonged exposure therapy. I currently have worked in higher education setting and private practice over the past 7 years.
How would you describe your approach to therapy?
Relations, Person Centered, Strengths base and CBT/Trauma informed
What would your patients say about you?
That I am Empathic, comforting, supportive, and transparent.
How did you become interested in working with psychedelics including ketamine?
I had read much about the potential benefits of psychedelics after listening to some podcasts of people who had profound impacts from their use.
What has been your most meaningful experience in working with psychedelics?
Seeing clients connect with their grief or trauma in reparative ways.
What excites you most about the future of psychedelics?
The potential for healing and personal growth.
Enough about work! Let’s try some rapid fire questions;
- First, Where do you live? -Rochester NY
- What's a perfect afternoon? - Getting outside and into the woods.
- Favorite food? Pizza/Pasta -Pizza ofcourse!
- Describe yourself in two words. - Supportive and Reliable