the Developmental Expert
worked as a preschool, elementary and middle school teacher for
more then 10 years before attending graduate school. She received
her graduate degree in Counseling Adult, Adolescent, and Child Psychology.
She began working as a psychotherapist in a public school setting.
In addition, she worked in a walk-in non- profit clinic serving
adults and children. Areas of interest include children and adults
with adjustment disorder. To date, she is a Parent/Child Support
Counselor in St. Louis, Missouri at a Vascular Birthmarks Treatment
center. Elissa's daughter was born with a fast growing large hemangioma
on her nose more than 15 years ago. Elissa is on the board of VBF
and very active in the MSN support group. She is also writing in
the field of psycho-social impact on individuals affected by a vascular
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