Ellyn Strauss

Ellyn Strauss, Board Member

Ellyn obtained her Bachelor’s degree in Liberal Arts from Penn State University in 1985 and began her career as Case Manager in a CRR through PATH Inc. and soon moved into a leadership role as Assistant Director of a Partial Hospitalization Program with this same organization. While attending graduate school at Temple University, she also worked in a CRC in Philadelphia doing crisis assessments of individuals in need of potential treatment.

Following obtaining her Master’s Degree in Social Work from Temple University in 1992, Ellyn obtained employment at Bucks County Children and Youth for 14 years to include working in the abuse unit, general services unit and lastly as Senior Manager of General Protective Services.

Ellyn moved on in her career to work at Brooke Glen Behavioral Hospital in 2007 as a Social Worker for 7 years, Director of Admissions for 3 years and has spent the last 2+ years as Director of Business Development. Through her current role she has had the pleasure of collaborating on behalf of individuals in need of mental health treatment and has learned so much from those in recovery. She was asked to join the NAMI of Bucks County Board in 2019 and finds this an exceptional way to reach more individuals and provide help and support.