Meet Liz Welton, Counselor at Orinda Academy


Liz Welton, Associate Clinical Social Worker, is the Counselor at Orinda Academy. Liz is coming into her second year in this position, and brings over a decade of experience in working with young people in a variety of clinical settings, including university counseling centers, wilderness therapy, residential settings, and a family help center. In addition to her work at Orinda Academy, Liz serves adolescents and their families through individual, family, and group therapy at Coyote Coast Counseling Center. Liz completed her graduate studies at Smith College School for Social Work and enjoys working to both promote personal and systemic change across communities of young people. She is thrilled to be a part of the OA community for the unique, warm, and stimulating culture that it offers. Liz is supervised by Shamita Dhar, LCSW #25585, who can be reached at (925)258-5400. You can contact Liz by email at