Elaine has been working as a psychotherapist specializing in Relational Therapy since 1972. She is a Licensed Professional Counselor and a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist in the state of Georgia. She has taught graduate courses and continues to supervise graduate students, post-graduate students, and other professionals in the field. She has served on the Board of Directors for the Georgia Association for Marriage and Family Therapists.
Since 1995, she has been the Director of The Marriage and Family Therapy Training Institute of the Link Counseling Center. The Link Counseling Center is one of the first family therapy centers in the United States, founded in 1971. She describes herself as a relationship therapist who is steeped in depth psychology and focuses on the mind/body connection.