Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor
Tali Elitzur, LCPC, is a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor practicing in Maryland and the District of Columbia and is a Board-certified clinical supervisor with a specialty in interpersonal trauma such as domestic abuse, sexual violence, childhood trauma, incest, stalking, bullying, and other related issues. Her expertise is in treating individuals with post-traumatic stress, dissociative disorders, anxiety, and depression. Tali is the owner of Maryland Counseling and Wellness, a new multidisciplinary and holistic trauma-focused wellness center in Silver Spring. She is also the Founder and Executive Director of Aha! Moment, a non-profit focused on using outreach events to connect survivors of trauma with community resources.
She is a Board member of Licensed Clinical Professional Counselors of Maryland (LCPCM), a member of Montgomery Women, a former Chair and Spokesperson of DC’s Victim Assistance Network’s Outreach Committee, a former Board member of Pathways to Safety International, and a former Commissioner with Montgomery County’s Mental Health Advisory Board. In addition to her clinical work, she provides clinical and professional trainings on trauma-informed care and the importance of self-care to numerous local universities, high schools, non-profits, first responders, and other groups.
Along with Aha! Moment and LadyDocs, Tali and her husband, Haggai, have collaborated on the ongoing project of hosting film screenings at AFI Silver Theatre for the past few years in honor of Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Awareness Months. They selected classic films (such as Gaslight, The Heiress, The Color Purple, and Rashomon) and hosted post-film panel discussions about the intersection between film and current trends of interpersonal trauma. Her proudest achievement is becoming the mother of her little girl. She practices what she teaches about self-care and makes sure to set time aside every day for her husband, daughter, and dog Boobah, all of whom energize her