C. Elizabeth Dougherty
Elizabeth is a Social Worker and Educator with extensive experience supporting children, youth and adults facing complex illness, uncertainty and grief. She was the first Palliative Social Worker at the largest cancer treatment centre in Canada where she specialized in therapeutic interventions supporting families of all ages. Wanting to broaden access to Palliative Care, Elizabeth launched her community-based private practice in 2015 offering support to individuals, families and groups of all ages facing complex illness, death and bereavement. Elizabeth is an Assistant Clinical Professor (Adjunct) with the Department of Family Medicine, Division of Palliative Care at McMaster University and is the Clinical Director of Camp Erin Hamilton, a free bereavement camp for children and teens.