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Iredell Psychiatry Hires Clinical Social Worker

Monday, November 4, 2019

As it expands behavioral health services to its patients, Iredell Health System has hired clinical social worker Latasha Ellis to join Iredell Psychiatry.

Ellis is a psychotherapist, consultant, clinical supervisor, and national speaker with 18 years of experience. Her clinical experience includes positions with Maryland Department of Corrections, community mental health clinics, and medical facilities in both inpatient and outpatient settings.

Ellis’s approach to therapy is to help individuals develop the necessary skills to overcome current challenges and create healthier lifestyle patterns. She integrates complementary care to offer a tailored approach to each client.

Ellis has provided corporate workshops and seminars for the City of Charlotte and other area employers in a variety of areas pertinent to workplace challenges. She is a certified trainer of Managing Aggressive Behaviors (MAB) through University of Oklahoma Outreach, a program that emphasizes prevention intervention strategies. Ellis conducts continuing education seminars for healthcare professionals nationwide on managing challenging patient and family behaviors.

Ellis’s passion for mental and behavioral health is exemplified by her role as field instructor for various universities. She has trained students at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, UNC Charlotte, University of North Dakota, Old Dominion University, University of Texas at Arlington, and Norfolk State University.

As a registered yoga teacher, Ellis values mind and body synergy as the path to serenity.

To schedule referrals, please contact Iredell Psychiatry at 704-380-3620.