Elizabeth Scarlett

Elizabeth Scarlett

Elizabeth Scarlett, MA is a registered psychotherapist in private practice Toronto. In addition to individual client work, she delivers workshops a wide variety of mental health topics and provides clinical supervision to students and new practitioners. Her areas of focus include: complex trauma, substance use, suicide intervention, and burnout prevention. In partnership with Julia Moore, PhD, Elizabeth co-founded the Behavior Elevation Academy devoted to the prevention and management of burnout on both individual and organization levels, with particular focus on how burnout impacts women and helping professionals.

Facing the Shadow Side of Empathy

Facing the Shadow Side of Empathy

I get approached by strangers a lot. Whether it’s someone asking for directions, wondering what time it is, or small … Continued

Overcoming Personal Barriers to Self-Care

Overcoming Personal Barriers to Self-Care

As part of my work and personal experience with burnout, I created a tool to help myself and other practitioners … Continued

Creating an Affordable and Sustainable Self-Care Plan

Creating an Affordable and Sustainable Self-Care Plan

Sometimes, I feel like a bit of a hypocrite. As a psychotherapist, I spend a lot of my day encouraging … Continued

Combating Professional Burnout in Practitioners and Caregivers

Combating Professional Burnout in Practitioners and Caregivers

A few years ago, I was in my mid-30s and seemed to really be hitting my stride in a lot … Continued