Elizabeth Brennan, MA - The University of Chicago Kovler Diabetes Center

Elizabeth Brennan, MA

Elizabeth Brennan, MA is a fourth-year clinical psychology doctoral student at The Chicago School of Professional Psychology. She is currently working as an extern in the University of Chicago Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Department supervised by Dr. Tina Drossos. This will be Elizabeth’s second year as a member of the Health and Wellness Team at Kovler Diabetes Center, where she administers psychosocial screens and provides short-term evidence-based treatments to patients and their families in order to better support diabetes care and enhance overall wellbeing. Elizabeth has been trained in dialectical behavior therapy, acceptance and commitment therapy, behavioral activation, and additional cognitive-behavior therapies. Her main clinical interests include coping with chronic medical conditions, eating disorders treatment, and obesity prevention and intervention with children, adolescents, and adults.