Mary Ellen Edwards, MSSW, LCSW, FT


Mary Ellen is a clinician, speaker, author and Rhythm, Movement Empowerment Facilitator, in the Greater LA area and has been providing clinical and life enhancement service from direct clinical therapy services, training, systems assessment, utilization review, staff development and training, development of policies and procedures, community outreach services, staff supervision, hospice consulting and more.                                                                                                                   

Mary Ellen is also certified FT - Fellow in Thatology:  Death, Dying, Bereavement                                                             

  • Moved to California, LA area at end of 12/03; Licensed as LCSW in CA 10/04 to current                                                                              

  • Certified as Fellow in ThatologyL  Death, Dying, Bereavement,  2014,   Association for Death Education and Counseling

  • Counseling, Therapy and Consultation Practice in Texas from 1996- 2003, then California from 2003 to current.                                      

  • Frequent Speaker, Trainer, Presenter on Mental Health and Life Enhancement Issues of a wide variety ranging from grief and loss to wellness and stress reduction, to conscious living  (see Speaker / Workshops), Including Cable TV Panel moderator                                 Mary Ellen is a Volunteer Hospice and Palliative Care Curriculum Developer and Trainer with Anam Cara/LA Hospice 2013- current                  

  • Over 27+ years experience in Mental Health, Domestic Violence, Death and Dying, Hospice, Bereavement Services and Grief and Loss, Substance Abuse, Empowerment and more                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             

  • Currently serving as Volunteer Curriculum Trainer and Develop with Anam Cara Hospice / Los Angeles Hospice at Anam Cara

  • Two-Terms of Service ~ 6 years, (1997 - 2003) on the Board of the Mental Health Association of Tarrant County, Texas - One year as Vice President, One year as Mental Health and Aging Coalition Liaison, One year as Compeer Liaison

  • Contributing Author in world-wide released Anthology "Peak Vitality:  Raising the Threshold of Abundance in Our Material, Spiritual and Emotional Lives"  along with many top voices in the world on Conscious Living and Living Well such as Deepak Chopra, Marianne Williamson, Eckhart Tolle    Link: www.PeakVitality   or  www.MaryEllenEdwards/PeakVitalityme.htm 

  • Crisis Intervention, Group, Individual and Couples and Families

  • Extensive work both directly with clients in treatment and services and in the development, supervision and mentoring of Counseling, Therapy and Mental Health Services                                                                                                                                                               

  • Continuing Education Instructor at Tarrant College for two years

  • Program Director of a Community Mental Health Center

  • A designated "Founding Volunteer" of the AIDS Outreach Center - Fort Worth, TX and Board Member, Telephone Hotline Coordinator, Volunteer Coordinator                                                                                                                                                                                     

  • An active community volunteer serving on several other boards including Women's Business Network Social Program Chair 

  • A holistic practitioner with a belief in "whole-ism"

  • Rhythmical Empowerment Facilitator, Movement, Healing Sounds

  • A writer and former journalist who also holds a BA in Journalism as well as a BSW, MSSW for Social Work


Who Requests Services:

- Adolescents, Adults
- Individuals, Groups
- Couples, Families
- Organizations, Individuals for Consultation

Financial Consideration Available Upon Request *Call For Insurances Accepted*

Mary Ellen Edwards, MSSW, LCSW,
Counseling, Psychotherapy and Consultation

Locations for Greater Los Angeles in Glendale, Pasadena                                                                                                                                              

Greater LA For Rhythmical Empowerment and Movement Groups                                                                                                                                  

Local, National for Life Enhancement Services, workshops, Speaking                                                                                                                               

Internet Radio Show:  "Living Radiance:   The Art of Allowing" on                                                                                        

phone (626) 390-7304

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