About me

Elisabeth Eilers

Born in Costa Rica of Swiss and British parents, I spent a good deal of my life overseas in Latin America, Asia, the Middle East and Europe.  I attended university in the US receiving a BA in Spanish from Occidental College, a MS in Education from Stanford University with a teaching credential and finally a second MA from USC in Counseling with a Pupil Personnel Credential.  I worked in the school system as both a teacher and a counselor for 14 years.  In 1988  I became a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist.  For the past 23 years I have counseled in a variety of capacities and agencies and currently work primarily out of my private practice.  I am serving a third term as an elected member of the South Pasadena Board of Education.  I am also on the Board of Proximity Designs, a social enterprise located in Myanmar, whose mission is to improve the lives of the rural Burmese farmers.

I have been married for 26 years with 2 college age children as well as a dog and a bunny.  I love traveling, exercising, reading and being with friends and family.

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