About her: Elizabeth Irias, MS, LMFT #80500 is a warm, tenacious, and detail-oriented licensed Marriage & Family Therapist, with specializations in Utilization Review, Clinical Management, and Quality Assurance. She operates a private practice in Westlake Village, and she is experienced in providing adolescent/young adult therapy, family therapy, and addictive disorder treatment; she is also specialized in working with members of the LGBT community, and is LGBT-affirming. She is an adjunct faculty member at Pepperdine University in Malibu, and she is a regular conference and seminar presenter. As a consultant, Elizabeth works closely with clinical teams to improve their quality of care and documentation practices. Her high-level clinical work comes from her passion to improve the quality of care for mental health patients, and she feels strongly that streamlining administrative processes can lead to an improvement in the patient’s treatment experience and the resulting outcome. In addition, Elizabeth conducts personalized, targeted presentations for educational institutions and area mental health and legal providers as a CAMFT CEPA-approved, CCAPP-approved, and CPA OPD-approved Continuing Education provider, and she operates a Continuing Education company called Clearly Clinical.
Elizabeth grew up in Northern California, and is an active, athletic individual who enjoys hiking with her family and dachshund-mix dog, skiing, cycling, and gardening. She enjoys cooking for her family and friends, and makes a mean Sicilian lemon mint cake. She has spent a great deal of time traveling in North America, Central America, and Europe, and is fond of meeting new people and learning about different cultures.