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Ellen Craine JD. LMSW-Clinical & Macro, ACSW.INHC

About Ellen

JD, LMSW-Clinical & Macro, ACSW, INHC

Ellen M. Craine is a social work ethics and business consultant. She uses her copyrighted 5 Pillars Model to guide social workers through the social work ethics maze. Ellen has over 20 years of experience in helping social workers with ethical and business questions. In addition, she teaches a variety of ethics CEUs for U of M, MSU, EMU and clinics.

Ellen M. Craine is in private practice as a licensed clinical and macro social worker in the State of Michigan. She owns Craine Counseling and Consulting Group and has over 25 years of experience working with couples, families, groups, and individuals in a variety of capacities. She has been a divorce and family mediator and parenting coordinator, working with high-conflict co-parents to improve their ability to co-parent more effectively. Ellen is a relationship and life coach incorporating the science of success with her social work experience.

Navigation Assistance Through Your Social Work Ethical Dilemmas


The following services are provided to individual social workers and private clients 

Social Work Business and Ethics Consulting by Craine Counseling

Social Work Business and Ethics Consulting

We provide strategies that build confidence and reduce stress and anxiety for social workers with our proven method for navigating the social work ethics maze.

Grief Support by Craine Counseling

Grief Support

Living Through Loss and Grief is a safe place to get support on your lifelong journey with loss and grief. You get real talk from the heart from someone who has experienced multiple losses and is a clinical social worker. Tools will be provided to help you navigate your personal life long journey with grief.

Family Law Consulting by Craine Counseling (Image by Taylor Van Riper)


Therapy is about meeting you where you are at emotionally and facilitating your progress in a treatment plan that we develop together. We offer marriage/ relationship counseling, life transition assistance, family dynamic concerns, parenting plan evaluations, and co-parenting coaching and support.

Schedule an Appointment

Schedule with Ellen to get support navigating the social work ethics maze


2531 Jackson Ave. Suite 342

Ann Arbor, MI 48103

(248) 539-3850

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