Bio



Ellen Belluomini PhD, LCSW, is a lecturer at Dominican University. She is experienced as a leader, educator, and therapist having worked with thousands of students, groups, clients, and individuals for over twenty five years. This experience has allowed her the opportunity of witnessing the tremendous capacity of the human spirit for growth and rejuvenation. Ellen is an expert at facilitating change within individuals, groups, and organizations.  She focuses on constructive communication techniques creating transformation on an individual, group or systems level.

Combining her passions of administration, education, and therapy, Ellen consults on the integration of technology in social work education and practice. She has experience developing face to face, blended, and online training/curriculum to meet the needs of an evolving society. Action research provides a method to develop programming in agencies and systems. She believes a start of the path to social equality is technological literacy for vulnerable and marginalized populations.

Ellen received her bachelor's degree in Social Work from University of Wisconsin- La Crosse, and her master's degree from the University of Illinois, Jane Addams School of Social Work.  She earned her PhD in Human Services with a concentration in Social Work at Walden University. Ellen has eight years experience in leadership positions within nonprofit organizations. She has taught in higher education since 1995. As a therapist, Ellen has devoted 25 years working with clients to achieve their highest potential. Her focus is sharing innovative techniques with universities, businesses, leaders, social networks, families, and individuals.