Born and raised in NYC, Elsie holds the Bronx near and dear to her heart. Elsie holds a Bachelor’s degree in Child Life Psychology with a concentration in Child Life Studies from Utica College. She is experienced in case management and counseling working with the NYC Department of Homeless Services as well as the NYC Department of Education. Elsie hopes to obtain her Master’s in Social Work, as well as her license in Mental Health Counseling to one day, open up her own youth dedicated private practice as a psychotherapist. Elsie is a certified teaching assistant and mandated reporter. She is also bilingual in Spanish. In her free time, Elsie enjoys exploring new foods, reading, playing volleyball, and learning new things.