Elsa Backstrom, MA, LMHC president and owner of Lani Solutions, LLC
Ms. Backstrom graduated from Grinnell College in Grinnell, Iowa with a Bachelors degree in Psychology and Philosophy with a focus on Neuroscience. She worked extensively with domestic violence shelters, as an educator, legal advocate, and victim coach.
Ms. Backstrom obtained a Masters degree in counseling from Southwestern College. She is currently employed in the Southwestern College Counseling Center offering couples counseling. She has dedicated her private practice to assisting couples. Ms. Backstrom has focused her training on interweaving the Gottman’s research, neuroscience information, and principals of non-violent communication. She works with couples in a variety of ways but her primary mission is to increase vulnerability and comfort simultaneously.