Elisa Nebolsine, LCSW

About Me

Elisa Nebolsine is an EMDR and CBT therapist, author, and teacher who lives and works in Alexandria, Virginia. Elisa’s therapy practice focuses on high-achieving teens and adults. She is the author of two books, Your Amazing Teen Brain: CBT and Neuroscience Skills to Stress Less, Balance Emotions, and Strengthen Your Growing Mind and The Grit Workbook for Kids: CBT Skills to Help Kids Cultivate a Growth Mindset and Build Resilience. Elisa is an adjunct faculty at the Beck Institute in Philadelphia and the Catholic University of America. Elisa consults and presents locally and nationally.

Education & Experience

Smith College - Northampton, MA MSW 1997 Guilford College- Greensboro, NC BA 1995

Professional & Volunteer Affiliations

Adjunct Faculty, Beck Insititute Philadelphia, PA Association for Cognitive and Behavioral Therapies Anxiety and Depression Association of America National Association of Social Work

Specialty Area

  • Anxiety/Panic Attacks
  • Depression
  • Marriage/Relationship Issues
  • Mood Disorders
  • Moral Injury
  • Performance Enhancement
  • Spirituality
  • Stress Management

Population Served

  • Adolescents (13-17)
  • Adults
  • LGBTQ+


  • English