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Elaine Zimmerman

Elaine Zimmerman, American family policy analyst, psychotherapist. License marriage, family, and child counselor; licensed clinical social worker. Named Speaker of Year, People Speaking, 1985.

Background

  • Zimmerman, Elaine was born on June 9, 1950 in Rockville Center, New York, United States. Daughter of Hal and Cecelia (Sachs) Zimmerman.

  • Education

    • Student, Tufts University, 1970. Bachelor, University California, Berkeley, 1972. Master of Social Work, University California, 1976.

    Career

    • Psychotherapist, Berkeley, California, 1976-1986. Senior consultant Assembly Human Services Committee California Legislature, Sacramento, 1985-1987, senior consultant Joint Select Task Force on Changing Family, 1987-1989. Director and founder 1,2,3,4 Kids Count Connecticut Commission Children, Hartford, since 1989.

      Program coordinator Institute Labor and Mental Health, Oakland, California, 1978-1981. Member staff Psychotherapy Institute, Berkeley, 1977-1978. Consultant and speaker in field.

    Major achievements

    • License marriage, family, and child counselor. Licensed clinical social worker.

    Works

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Religion

    Denomination: Judaism

    Membership

    California regional director Women United States of America, 1982. Founder, director Women's Economic Agenda Project, 1983-1985, Berkeley Women's Center, 1973-1975, Demeter House, Berkeley, California, 1975-1977. Board directors California Project, San Francisco, 1983-1986.

    Personality

    Interests

    Writer, hiking.

    Connections

    • Children: Hannah Lynn, Benjamin Daniel.
    • father: Hal Zimmerman
    • mother: Cecelia (Sachs) Zimmerman
    • children: Hannah Lynn Zimmerman
    • Benjamin Daniel Zimmerman
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    Born June 9, 1950
    (age 67)
    Nationality

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