Elana R. Marcus specializes in assisting clients of all ages through the many stages of life. Her direct approach and integrative style of treatment is effective, motivating, understanding, and non-judgmental. Through joining with the client in a collaborative, supportive manner, Elana guides clients in finding their voice. Elana received her Master’s in Social Work from Bryn Mawr College of Social Work in 2008. She has worked with clients in a variety of settings including schools, social service agencies, private practice and most recently primary care. Elana has a special interest in working with older adults who are transitioning into retirement, caring for an elderly parent or adjusting to having adult children. Elana values the deep interconnectedness of physical and emotional health and believes in paying attention to the whole body: mind, body, and spirit.
What is the proper role for children faced with caregiving for parents? Psychologist Elana Grumbacher explores the issues and the challenges of having "The Conversation" with aging parents. [Read more...]