Elizabeth Ventura

Education

PhD, MSEd, Duquesne University; BS, John Carroll University

Research Interests

Trauma and traumatic grief, self-injury, emotional regulation, eating disorders, women’s issues, counselor trainee preparation in relation to trauma, dialectical behavior therapy, forensic issues as related to trauma and custody

Background

Dr. Ventura is a qualitative researcher, trauma specialist, and counselor educator. She serves on panels in her area regarding the implementation of care for traumatized children and adolescents and for individuals with co-occurring disorders. Other professional accomplishments include coauthoring trauma textbooks and collaborating on efforts to implement school-based therapy programs for children with emotional support needs related to self-injury and trauma. Dr. Ventura is the president of Associates in Counseling & Wellness, LLC, which provides private therapy and group therapy services to individuals, families, and couples. Additionally, as a qualified expert witness, Dr. Ventura has testified in numerous trauma-related cases and provides expert opinions regarding the impact of trauma related to children.

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