Elizabeth Bader-Hellstrom

Hi, I’m Elizabeth Bader-Hellstrom. As a therapist at Another Chance Counseling, I bring a unique approach that has been shaped through years of experience living and working with a diversity of people in many different cultures and countries. My therapeutic style is interactive, compassionate, and relaxed. I invite you to explore the issues affecting your life, together we will sort out and identify ways to address challenges and find solutions in order to realize positive, practical change.

I specialize in therapy with adolescents, couples, individuals and family systems. My areas of focus are: grief and loss, trauma, relationships, anxiety, depression, behavior concerns, family/interpersonal conflict, stress, co-parenting, and blended families.

Professional Experience:

Facilitator, Counselor: Touchstone, A grief group for parents and children
Private practice counselor: Lifespan Counseling
English tutor: Seim Reap, Cambodia
Hospice worker: Sisters of Charity, Kolkata, India
Orphanage worker, Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia
Therapeutic recreation counselor: Northwest Childrens’ Home
Owner and operator: Headwaters River Company
EMT: Boise County

Mental Health Credentials:

Licensed Master Social Worker


Idaho State Board License #LMSW-27107


Masters in Social Work (MSW) | Boise State University
Bachelors of Arts (BA), Political Science | University of Colorado, Boulder
Mediation Certificate | Bond University, Australia

Professional Affiliations

International Association of Trauma Professionals
National Association of Social Workers


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