Employees Highlight, Liza Torgerson – The Emily Program

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Inform us about your self!

I’m Liza, the Behavioral Well being Technician Supervisor on the Anna Westin Home for Adults in Saint Paul, Minnesota. I’ve been with The Emily Program for 3 years now. I used to be initially employed as a Behavioral Well being Technician (BHT).

Describe the academic path that led you to The Emily Program.

I went to varsity at Wayne State College in Detroit, Michigan. I began my school path hoping to develop into a dietitian working particularly with consuming problems. After taking a vitamin course on consuming problems, I rapidly realized I needed to be extra concerned within the remedy facet.

I switched my main to psychology and minored in vitamin as an alternative, as I assumed this would offer me with one of the best instruments for my desired profession. After shifting again to MN, I rapidly found The Emily Program and utilized for the Consuming Dysfunction Technician/Behavioral Well being Technician function. My private philosophy and total “dream job” aligned with a place at The Emily Program.

What piece of recommendation would you give to these battling meals or an consuming dysfunction?

Search assist! All struggles are legitimate, and you’re worthy of the required remedy and care to start having a greater relationship with meals.

What motivates you to indicate up for work every single day?

The shoppers and the general work we do at The Emily Program! With the ability to be part of a consumer’s journey to restoration is close to and pricey to my coronary heart. After I present as much as work every day, I’m constantly reminded of why I do what I do and why I selected to work in my present function.

For those who might do one other job only for a day, what would it not be?

A tattoo artist! I really like to attract and doodle after I discover the time, and I’ve at all times been drawn to the environment of tattoo retailers. Additionally, attending to pay attention to chill music all through my workday can be an enormous bonus.

What do you love to do while you aren’t working?

After I’m not working, you’ll discover me attempting a brand new restaurant (a dog-friendly patio is a should), singing karaoke, spending time exterior, or staying in and watching the most recent crime documentary with my fiancé and canine!