Meet Elyse

Elyse Samuels, LCSW
Behavioral Therapist


Elyse is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and behavioral therapist at Brightline. She has worked with children and teens in a variety of settings, including schools, primary care, outpatient mental health clinics, and in-home therapy.

Elyse lives in San Francisco and enjoys hiking, running, traveling, and spending time with her dog.

Elyse has worked with children and teens experiencing a wide range of mental health concerns. She has studied in Israel and Chile to better understand how different cultures respond to, and recover from, traumatic events and circumstances, and brings a trauma-informed lens to her work. She also likes to incorporate art, mindfulness, and movement to help enhance social-emotional wellness.

Elyse earned her Masters of Social Work from Boston College.

The Fun Stuff

Random thing about you? I’m the oldest of four girls.

Superpower you’d like to have? Flying!

Perfect Saturday? My perfect Saturday would include spending a warm, sunny day at the beach with family and friends.