Elise Merlo, LMSW


Elizabeth Merlo, LMSW, Therapist, Bloom Health Centers, Annapolis, MD

Ages Served

Children (under 12), Adolescents & Teens, Adults (up to 40)


Anxiety and Trauma Disorders, Adolescent and Child Disorders, Mood Disorders

Services Offered

Adult Therapy/Counseling (Individual), Child and Adolescent Therapy/Counseling

Treatment Approach

Acceptance and Commitment (ACT), Attachment-based, Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Compassion-Focused, Humanistic, Strengths-Based Therapy


1750 Forest Dr, #105
Annapolis, MD 21401


Adolescent/Child Issues, Anxiety, Coping Skills, Depression, Family Conflict, Life Transitions, Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD), Peer Relationship Issues, School Issues, Self-Esteem, Self-Harming, Sports Performance, Stress, Suicidal Ideation


Elise's approach to therapy is client-centered and uses Cognitive Behavioral Theory and Humanistic Theory. Her background is in school social work, and she comes from almost 10 years of experience working with students.

Elise’s passion is providing accessible mental health care for all and ensuring everyone feels heard and welcomed. Elise enjoys working at Bloom because of her shared mission to ensure that nobody feels alone.

Education & Experience

Elise earned a Bachelor’s degree from McDaniel College and a Master’s degree from the Catholic University of America in social work.

Languages Spoken


Licensed In





Mixed Race

A Little Bit About Me

"I enjoy playing tennis and spending time with my family."

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