Craine Counseling and Consulting Group

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Ellen M. Craine, JD, LMSW-Clinical and Macro, ACSW, INHC

Therapist, Social Work Ethics and Business Coach Consultant, educator, author and Integrative Wellness Health Coach

Ms. Craine uses her years of experience being a mediator, therapist, educator, consultant, and author to help her clients. She has been helping individuals (children and adults), families, and couples since 1991. She facilitates the empowerment of her clients through their journeys.

Ellen regularly presents social work continuing education classes for Eastern Michigan University and MI-NASW. She has recently published two articles relevant to social workers and is currently working on four (4) books.

Ellen evaluates social work clinics relating to social work and business ethics by evaluating their policies, procedures and mission statements along with working with the staff to help improve morale and decrease burnout, stress and conflict.

She is currently the Region 10 representative for the MI-NASW Board of Directors servicing Washtenaw, Jackson, Lenawee, Hillsdale and Monroe counties. In addition, she has previously been a member of the MI-NASW Ethics Committee for 13 years, including as chairperson for one year.

As of August, 2019 I have become an instructor for EMU School of Social Work.

Her education and trainings include:

  • JD, 1987 – Wayne State University
  • Masters in Social Work, 1991 – University of Michigan
  • Divorce Mediation Training, August, 1996
  • Elder care Mediation, April, 2005
  • Advanced Issues in family mediation, February, 2006
  • Advanced mediation training, March, 2006
  • Parenting coordination training, 2006
  • Adult Guardianship / Family Caregiver mediation training, October, 2006
  • Core Supervision Training completed January, 2019

Professional affiliations include:

  • Association for Conflict Resolution
  • Association for Family Conciliation Courts
  • National Association of Social Workers
  • American Psychotherapy Association with Diplomate Status
  • National Association of Professional Women
  • Association for Oncology Social Workers

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