ELIZABETH MISENER joined the adjunct faculty in 2011 and teaches foundation clinical courses. As a coaching partner with the Kirwin Group, she provides telephone coaching around a wide range of issues, such as relationships, stress management, life-work balance and depression. A trained social worker, she supports individuals on their journey of self-discovery through self-reflection and goal setting. She helps her clients focus on action, and her approach is practical, encouraging and judgment-free.
Misener is on the advisory board of the Charcot-Marie-Tooth Association, where she offers insight and mental health support to people facing issues with CMT, one of the most commonly inherited neurological disorders. She also runs a support group for community members affected or living with someone who has the disease.
Previously, she was an assistant professor and behavioral science co-coordinator for community medicine at Albany Medical College in New York.
State University of New York at Albany: Ph.D. 2002
Syracuse University: M.S.W. 1998
University of Guelph, Ontario: B.A.Sc.
Areas of Expertise (6)
Social Work Education
Industry Expertise (6)
Training and Development
Mental Health Care
Health Care - Providers
Health and Wellness
Health Care - Services
Research Articles & Publications (1)
Gellis, Z.D., McGinty, J., Misener, E. and Horowitz
2017 Data are presented from a pilot research program initiated to develop, refine, and test the outcomes of problem-solving therapy that targets the needs of older adults with minor depression in home care settings.