The EM Consulting Team

Why Trust Elizabeth Morrison Consulting for your Healthcare Initiatives?

EM Consulting treats all projects individually, bringing together the right people, for the right job. Our team members are frequent contractors, collaborators and strategic partners. All of these diverse, seasoned professionals are driven by the same human-centered principles and social justice values.

Holistic Approach

Our holistic approach includes listening, asking thoughtful questions, understanding your strengths and challenges, then collaborating on a plan to ensure success.

Mission Driven Team

Our mission is to serve those who are most vulnerable and navigate the complexities of largescale initiatives, assuring these values are integrated in a meaningful way.

Deep Insight

Our consultants are medical and behavioral health leaders, patient and employee engagement specialists, with deep expertise at all levels and types of healthcare systems.

Meet the Team

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Holly Hughes

LCSW, Behavioral Health Consult

A highly accomplished behavioral health leader, well known in California in the FQHC world for her ability to execute large-scale initiatives in complex environments.

Mary Rainwater

Mary Rainwater

LCSW, Consultant

With over 25 years of experience working with nonprofit and government health, mental health, philanthropic organizations and academic institutions.

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Sam Fernandez

LCSW, Love is Medicine

Sam has over 30 years experience providing direct social work and therapeutic services for vulnerable populations.

Lizzie Horevitz

PhD, LCSW, Chief BH Officer

Expert in integrated behavioral health in safety-net settings, treatment uptake and evidence-based treatment with diverse populations, and trauma-informed care.

John Bachman

PhD, Consultant

John is a practicing clinician, and has deep experience in integrated behavioral health and in developing MAT services.

Erica Palmer


Erica specializes in programming for youth and adults with co-occurring disorders within the justice system.

Cecilia Ruezga

LCSW, Consultant

An experienced integrated behavioral health clinician, Cecilia specializes in clinical supervision in integrated settings, and parenting support programs

Rachel Gates


Rachel is a Clinical Psychologist with years of experience in developing integrated behavioral health services, and a passion for trauma-informed care.

Ready to Explore Working with EM Consulting?

Contact Elizabeth today to setup an initial discovery call to understand your healthcare initiatives and how we can add value.