Elizabeth Bornstein, MSSA, LCSW, OSW-C

Elizabeth provides counseling and arts based programming for patients and their loved ones dealing with the many challenges associated with a diagnosis of cancer and other chronic illnesses in both inpatient and outpatient settings. Elizabeth practices counseling, coaching and consulting with a holistic view as she believes when mind, body, emotions and spirit are all working as one there is great opportunity for insight and growth. She utilizes mind-body skills and the expressive arts to help individuals and loved ones cope with illness and other life challenges, promote healing and achieve an overall sense of well being.

Primary Art Form:

Expressive Arts and Mind-Body Strategies

Select Venues:
Health Promotion/ Wellness/Prevention Programs, Hospitals/Healthcare Systems
Experience in Art and Health integration work, please specify:

Elizabeth completed Advanced Training in Mind-Body Medicine through the Center for Mind-Body Medicine and obtained a Certificate in Art and Healing from Ringling College of Art and Design. Elizabeth has been a Counselor for Sarasota Memorial Health Care System’s (SMHCS) Institute for Cancer Care since 2001 and has been providing arts based programming at SMHCS since 2008.

Integration work with individuals outside of an organization:

*Volunteer for Arts for Health Sarasota-Manatee
*Co-founder and past faculty of Expressive Arts Florida Institute.
*Past Board Member, Arts for Health Sarasota-Manatee
*Past Board member, Arts for Health Florida
*Past Board Member, Society for the Art in Healthcare
*Past Board Member, International Expressive Arts Therapy Association

Please list bulleted items of the services you offer:

Facilitation of Expressive Arts activities and Mind-Body strategies

Yourself as an Arts and Health practitioner:

Elizabeth Bornstein is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (Florida and Pennsylvania). She is also a Certified Oncology Social Worker, and Expressive Arts Therapist. Elizabeth holds a Bachelor of Arts from Kenyon College and Masters in Social Work from Case Western Reserve University.

Florida License:
Clinical Social Work
Another State:
Nationally certified oncology social worker (OSW-C)
Credentials and Affiliations:


Elizabeth Bornstein, MSSA, LCSW, OSW-C 6 years ago
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