Elizabeth Berland

Meet Elizabeth Berland: Therapy as a Path to Transformation (Northfield, Park Ridge)

Meet Elizabeth Berland, one of our newest clinicians here at The Juniper Center. She is a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) and has several years of experience working with children on the Autism spectrum, adolescents going through life changes, and adults with severe mental illnesses. That includes being trained in Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA), which is…

Gender Identity and Sexual Orientation

What’s in an Acronym…LGBTQIAP (and other inclusive language discussions)

Before going into language and labels and identity, start with a question from Diversity & Inclusion 101: “does the difference make a difference?” Before deciding “what label” to use, realize that someone’s sexual orientation or gender identity is subjective, personal and private, and that labeling may be a form of discrimination. That said, language around…