When she was in college on an emergent experience in Mexico, Elizabeth Belliveau had an idea to create a business that would cater to both physical and emotional healing, a combination that is anathema in American commerce.
“I noticed how much people in other areas of the world invest in themselves in alternative ways. And I noticed that their level of [contentment] was much happier than what I was seeing in doing mental health work in the United States.
“When I got my master’s degree in social work and started practicing clinically,” she continued, “I always had a passion for incorporating alternative and complementary practices within my work. And I started to envision this practice that brought like-minded practitioners together to create a wellness practice that erased the stigma of mental health care and encouraged people to access services to keep themselves feeling good and achieving their personal goals.”
That was the essence of Enlightened Interventions. Now Belliveau, the founder, had to figure how to pull it off from a business perspective.
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