Jane R. Ellison

Jane R. Ellison, LMFT, IMH-E® is a community leader in early childhood mental health. She has more than thirty years experience working with young children and their families, including clinical work in private practice, parent education in Early Childhood Family Education, home visiting, family literacy, child abuse and neglect prevention programs, and a domestic violence shelter. She presently holds several positions, including clinical work with children birth through age five and their families in her private practice "Nurturing Possibilities," where she also provides reflective consultation and training. Ms. Ellison is the official Minnesota trainer for Trauma Informed Child Parent Psychotherapy. She has spent eight years as project manager for Greater St. Cloud Area Thrive and has been an early childhood mental health specialist for the Sauk Rapids/Rice ECFE program. Ms. Ellison is a field faculty member in the University of Minnesota Infant and Early Childhood Mental Health Certificate Program and provides consultation on assessment and diagnosis using the DC 0-3R through the Minnesota Department of Human Services Great Start Program.