Elisa Shipon-Blum, DO – referred to as Dr. E by her beloved patients – is the President and Director of the SMart Center – with over 30 years of experience in the medical field.
From her years researching Selective Mutism, Dr. E developed the evidenced-based Social Communication Anxiety Treatment (S-CAT)®. S-CAT® is the concept that SM is more than just the mutism – it focuses on the WHOLE person.
Dr. E has been featured on 20/20, CNN, Inside Edition, Good Morning America, TIME Magazine, People Magazine, New York Times, Chicago Tribune, Boston Globe, San Diego Tribune, Philadelphia Inquirer, the Palm Beach Post, and more.
Dr. E started her Unspoken Words Podcast as a way to share her 30+ years of experience & knowledge working with children, teens and adults with Selective Mutism.