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Elizabeth Wheeler, MEd, LPC, LRC, CRC, CLCP

Vocational Expert and Certified Life Care Planner

Elizabeth Wheeler provides life care planning and vocational consulting services and has extensive experience testifying for plaintiffs and defendants. Elizabeth conducts vocational evaluations and provides case management and career counseling services. To determine pre-injury and post-injury employability in personal injury cases, she provides vocational testing, transferable skills analysis, job requirements analysis, rehabilitation plans, and definition of reasonable accommodations.


The Social Security Administration and Review has appointed her to testify in over 5,000 Social Security hearings to date. Elizabeth is also a Licensed Professional Counselor, with extensive knowledge of mental health issues, spinal cord injuries, traumatic brain injuries, burns, mental illness, chronic pain, hearing/vision loss, and amputations.



  • University of Florida
    Life Care Planning and Catastrophic Case Management

  • University of New Orleans
    Masters, Education and Counseling

  • University of Mississippi
    Bachelor of Arts, Psychology

Licensure and Certification

  • Certified Life Care Planner (CLCP)

  • Certified Rehabilitation Counselor (CRC)

  • Licensed Rehabilitation Counselor (LRC)

  • Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC)

"I have retained Liz as a vocational expert for several of my clients who have experienced a loss in
wage earning capacity. Liz realizes each case is unique, and she is able to provide me with
individualized recommendations for each case. Liz uses various vocational methodologies regarding how to evaluate an individual’s pre-injury and post-injury capacity. She has a natural ability to put my clients at ease during her interviews, making the vocational process less stressful for them."

-R.H., Plaintiff's Attorney