Elysia M. Shevat-McBroom


Before completing her educational training in Buffalo, NY at Canisius University in Clinical Mental Health Counseling, Elysia worked as a family/children/adult social worker for 8 years. After working for nearly a decade with her local communities all over Northern Arizona and Western New York, she developed a passion to heal others and found herself specializing in trauma. Calm Seas specializes in trauma, serving military/veteran personnel, law enforcement, corrections, first responders and their families. Emphasizing in complex trauma, grief and loss making Elysia makes a great addition to the Calm Seas team. She has valuable experience in spiritual counseling and parenting skills training, in addition to treatment in anxiety, depression, ADHD, grief & loss and life transitions.

Elysia is the spouse of a Veteran and comes from a family of military and first responders– having seen the adverse effects working in these careers, she developed a passion to help heal our military/vet personnel, law enforcement and first responder populations & their families. Elysia is an artist, yogi, meditator and enjoys astronomy and philosophy. She has a personal interest in reading/learning about research on neuropsychology, consciousness, mindfulness, meditation, grief/loss, and health & wellness. Elysia also holds a group with a focus on learning about meditation and mindfulness practices and training, with a core principle on how to be mindful.

Modality preferences: Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, Mindfulness-based Cognitive Therapies, Solution-Focused Therapy, Acceptance Commitment Therapy, Relational-Cultural Therapy, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, Gestalt with Behavioral, Multicultural and Psychodynamic thought framework (in addition to trauma-informed and person-centered perspective).

How I can help you
  • Northern Arizona University—Major in Psychology and Minor in Sociology
  • Canisius College—Masters of Science in Clinical Mental Health Counseling
Additional Training
  • Diversity/Multicultural Training
  • Person-Centered
  • Motivational Interviewing
  • Strength-Based
  • Dialectical Behavioral Therapy
  • Trauma-Informed Focused Care
  • Complex Trauma
Professional Activities and Memberships
  • ACA Member
  • Iota Kappa Honor Society

Supervised By Jennifer Johnston, LMSWR, Sr. Supervisor 

“Our greatest ability as humans is not to change the world, but to change ourselves.”
― Mahatma Gandhi