We are always proud to introduce the various members of our team. We go to great efforts to recruit the best clinicians and telepractioners around. And we want to make sure that they get the proper credit. In this profile, we want to introduce you to Heather Artushin, LLMSW, who is part of our Counseling & Mental Health Services team. Heather does a great job with her students and is a great ambassador for eLuma’s company values and mission. Most important of all, she is making a difference every single day. So we want to thank her for all of the good that she does!
Heather Artushin is a social worker residing in Grand Haven, Michigan and loves living on the lakeshore! She earned her B.A. in Psychology and LLMSW with a focus on Interpersonal Practice and Mental Health from the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor. She currently serves as a social worker for Michigan’s online schools at eLuma, and writes freelance for several local publications. Heather is in fact, a fantastic writer, and we encourage you to sample some of her writing at her blog, Women’s Lifestyle Magazine, and Seelio. In her free time she loves spending time with her husband and her cat, reading at the beach and doing crafts. We hear that Heather is expecting and congratulate her on the exciting news!
On working as a LLMSW (Social Worker) at eLuma
“My favorite part about working for eLuma is working with my students! It is such a blessing to witness their growth and success as we work together over time. I love getting to know them and being a positive part of their school experience. eLuma is an excellent company that is committed to living its values and continually growing to better meet the needs of its clients – it’s a great professional community to be a part of!”
What would you do for a career if you weren’t doing this?
“I love to write, and enjoy writing freelance on the side. I dream of being a published author of children’s books or inspirational nonfiction!”
Before working at eLuma, what was the most unusual or interesting job you’ve ever had?
“I used to teach hip-hop dance at a youth outreach program through the YMCA!”
If you had to eat one meal, every day for the rest of your life, what would it be? Why?
“Pasta! I can never get enough pasta – yum!”
What have you always wanted to do but never done?
“I’d love to practice animal-assisted therapy one day.”
Which one would you want most: flying cars, robot housekeepers, or moon cities? Why?
“A robot housekeeper could be helpful – think of all the extra time I’d have!”