Ellen Morrison, LCSW and professional facilitator has been in the field of community mental health for nearly twenty years focused on integrating practices that interrupt cycles of trauma and oppression. Utilizing a participatory approach, Ellen has developed curriculum and facilitated learning across diverse groups in educational, clinical, organizational and social service settings. She leads training relevant to navigating the complexities of organizations and human behavior including cultural humility, trauma, attachment, restorative practices, team decision making, and play/expressive arts.
Ellen received her graduate training in Social Work from SFSU, culminating in the study of Power Dynamics in Cross-Cultural Supervision and continues to bring attention to the analysis of power as a core element of interpersonal and social change. She currently serves as a board member of the Pacific Association for Women Martial Artists and Diversity 2000: a non-profit and community dedicated to the development of diverse equity, inclusion and social justice leaders, thinkers and practitioners. Ellen currently has a psychotherapy, mediation and consultation practice in Berkeley, CA serving groups, families, couples, individuals and organizations.