- Certified Life Coach
- Trauma Informed Care Certification
Eliza started her mental health based career in 2010. As an overnight employee at a residential treatment center for teenage girls, she discovered her passion in supporting those struggling with mental health challenges.Throughout her time in the field, she has gained invaluable experience as a Certified Life Coach, teaching adolescents and young adults the life-skills they need based on Dialectical Behavior Therapy and Cognitive Behavior Therapy models. Before accepting the Admissions Associate position at Bridge House, Eliza spent seven years working in various leadership roles and eventually obtained a background in writing and overseeing a local Transitional Living Program. This opportunity provided her with a Certification in Trauma Informed Care and commissioned her with tasks such as management and training of her program’s staff, conferring treatment strategies with education consultants, and providing goal-oriented support for residents and their families. This provided her with first-hand experience in helping those who are trying to find the right help for their loved ones. Her previous experience allows her to meet with prospective families and guide them through their decision of selecting Bridge House for their journey in recovery.
Eliza was born and raised in Utah. After high school, she traveled abroad to Jinan, China, where she spent 6-months teaching young school children. China’s vibrant and historical culture ignited a love of traveling and cultural pursuit in her. Additionally, Eliza enjoys a wide variety of activities such as painting murals, playing piano, gardening, beekeeping, hiking, bike riding, gaming, and exploring Utah’s unique adventure destinations. Above all else, Eliza enjoys spending quality time with her beautiful family.
HOPE, HEALTH & HEALING
Eliza believes the road for recovery is paved with a focus on supportive empowerment, positive feedback and connectivity through healthy relationships.
Working in Mental Health Since: 2010
Working at Bridge House Since: 2021