Elizabeth Flack, LPA, LCAS
Outpatient Psychotherapist in Durham
Beth is an Outpatient Psychotherapist at Three Oaks Behavioral Health and Wellness in Durham. She earned her undergraduate degree in Psychology from The University of North Carolina-Wilmington and completed her Masters in Psychology with a specialty in substance abuse treatment at The University of North Carolina-Wilmington. She is a Licensed Psychological Associate (3599) and a Licensed Clinical Addiction Specialist (1932). Beth is a Dialectical Behavioral Therapist (DBT) who is also trained in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Cognitive Processing Therapy (CPT), and Motivational Interviewing techniques.
Beth roots her practice in empathy and validation; both cornerstones in helping you begin your therapeutic journey. Empathy and validation are both connected by acceptance & balanced by change. Beth will help you learn and cope with intense emotions, grief, difficult mood symptoms, and ineffective behaviors through warmth, acceptance, and gentle nudging towards change & empowerment. She also believes that learning to regulate emotions and thoughts which cause suffering is the key to making lasting change. Teaching mindfulness practice is an important part of treatment, helping you learn how to be aware of the way we treat ourselves, others, and also how we connect to the world.
Beth believes all people can change. All people can learn to understand and regulate difficult emotions and behaviors. ALL people can recover from their symptoms. She will seek to understand your individual experience and work with you, at your pace, to achieve the acceptance, balance, and change that your system is craving.
Beth’s training and experience began with Cognitive Behavior Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, Dialectical Behavior Therapy, and Addictions Treatment with additional training in Cognitive Processing Therapy for Trauma Treatment. Beth utilizes DBT to help individuals cope with suicidal ideation, self-harm, and difficulty regulating emotions. Beth utilizes Motivational Interviewing and CBT in the treatment of addictions in order to meet clients where they are & to increase the probability of change.
Beth lives with her husband, three dogs and two cats in Pittsboro. She loves to read & take naps with her sweet dogs and enjoys learning more about healthy cooking & eating.
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Beth accepts the following health insurance(s):
Blue Cross Blue Shield (except Blue Value & Blue Local Plans)