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Helene Ellis, Ph.D.

Class of 1996


Being a kid: Children's experience of childhood (1996)

Helene Ellis

​Helene Ellis has a clinical practice in Wilmette, Ill., where she works with children, adults, and young elderly persons. She has been teaching as an adjunct faculty member in the M.S.W. program at Loyola University Chicago for the past fourteen years. Additionally at Loyola, Dr. Ellis also serves as a liaison to agencies and students who are doing social work internships, and she does group consultation and supervision with the post-graduate Family and Schools Partnership Program. In her spare time, she participates in the editing committees of The Child and Adolescent Social Work Journal and the School Social Work Journal.


  • B.S., University of Minnesota
  • M.S.W., Loyola University
  • Ph.D., Institute for Clinical Social Work

Professional Memberships & Affiliations

  • NASW
  • AGPA