I have worked for non-profit integrated health care organizations throughout my career and the mission of Blue Ridge Health is consistent with my professional and personal values. Blue Ridge Health fills a critical need for mental health care and I am fortunate to be a member of this team of professionals.
Laura Ellington, LCSW

Laura Ellington, LCSW

You can call me Laura
Office Location(s)

Blue Ridge Health – Polk

Special interests Mental health challenges related to life-threatening medical conditions Severe and Persistent Mental Illness (SPMI) Trauma Domestic violence Complex grief Geriatrics Substance use disorders Phase of life changes Recovery support
Education Master of Social Work, UNC Chapel Hill
Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW)

Additional Training:
Perinatal Substance Abuse Certification
Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) Certification
Advanced Care Planning Facilitator/Trainer
Critical Incident Stress Debriefing Certification
Licensed Clinical Social Worker - Associate (LCSW-A) Supervisor

Memberships, Honors, & Awards Polk County Mental Health Advisory Committee
Languages Spoken English