Merna ElSols, LMFT


Merna ElSols, LMFT earned her degree in Marriage and Family Therapy at Lipscomb University. She is also a member of the American Association of Marriage and Family Therapists (AAMFT). Merna uses a person-centered, integrative, and systemic approach to help individuals and families enhance their emotional awareness and expression, as well as their communication styles. She believes that the answers to many of the struggles we go through in life come from within us and that, through effective communication and emotional disclosure, we can build stronger relationships to endure any life hardship we encounter. Merna is trained in Brainspotting (Phase I & II), EMDR I & II (Children, Play Therapy, Complex-Trauma, & Addiction Protocols), ASIST Method, and Mental Health First Aid (Adult & Youth). She is also a QPR Gatekeeper Instructor and a Prepare/Enrich Facilitator. Merna continues to receive training in the Gottman Method, Restoration Therapy, TraumaPlay, Theraplay, Group Theraplay, Parent-Child Interaction Therapy (PCIT) and play therapy.