Liz Folie has a B.A. in International Relations from The University of Southern California and a Masters in Marriage and Family Therapy from USC’s Rossier School of Education. She did her post-graduate study at the renowned Maple Counseling Center in Beverly Hills, working in both the adolescent and adult tracks. Liz has since worked in outpatient substance use and mental health treatment as a Group Facilitator, Individual Therapist, and Program Director. In 2020, Liz co-founded Academics Anonymous Supportive Housing, which assists students at The University of Southern California access recovery services. Liz has also served as a guest lecturer at USC on collegiate substance abuse and on leading group therapy sessions in a treatment setting and has interned with the well-known therapist and author Dr. Dan Siegel, helping him update the third edition of his foundational book on Interpersonal Neurobiology, “The Developing Mind.” In her private practice, Liz currently sees adolescents, adults, and couples and specializes in substance abuse, Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder, and sexual identity discovery. At Friendly House LA, Liz supervises and trains the clinical staff as they provide residential treatment to women with co-occurring mental health and substance use disorders.