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


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


Student, Tufts U., 1968-1970;Bachelor, University of California, Berkeley, 1972;Master of Social Work, University of California, 1976.


Psychotherapist, Berkeley, California, 1976-1986;senior consultant Assembly Human Superior vena cava syndrome Committee, California Legislature, Sacramento, 1985-1987;senior consultant Joint Select Task Force on Changing Family, California Legislature, 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 of staff Psychotherapy Institute, Berkeley, 1977-1978.

Consultant and speaker in field.


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


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: writer, hiking.


Children: Hannah Lynn, Benjamin Daniel.