Liz Byrne, MED LPC

Licensed Professional Counselor, UAH Counseling Center


Liz Byrne is a Licensed Professional Counselor in the State of Alabama, as well as a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor & Supervisor in the State of Idaho. She earned her MS in Education at the University of South Alabama in Mobile AL (1989) and completed post graduate studies there as well completing the curriculum for the masters in School Counseling and Community Counseling. Liz Byrne is a 25 year retiree of the State of Alabama (2004) from school counseling in Baldwin County Alabama. She then opened two private practice offices, Compass Point Counseling LLC in Daphne and Foley AL. She was the owner, director and a therapist. Liz conducted many groups for children and adults in her office that covered grief, anger management, and social anxiety. Liz also taught mandatory/court appointed Anger Management Certification courses. At that time, Liz supervised graduate interns from the University of South AL and several other online universities. After selling her practices and moving to Huntsville, Liz worked with Dr. Douglas Adams, PsyD at Madison Behavioral Diagnostics and Treatment Services. In 2012, she relocated to Boise, Idaho where she worked at Boise Behavioral Health Hospital, taught classes for the Ada and Canyon County Family and Court Services, created a supervised visitation program for reuniting children with their parents, and was director of the mental health services in two drug and alcohol recovery centers. Lia also worked with Northwest Nazarene University in their internship program. After moving back to Huntsville in 2014, Liz is currently in private practice and working part time with University of Alabama in Huntsville in Campus Outreach.

Liz Byrne, LPC has clinical experience working with all age groups with a variety of presenting concerns. Liz currently works with diagnostics and treatment planning for a wide range of psychological problems, including ADHD, learning disorders, autism spectrum disorders, mood and anxiety disorders, cognitive issues, and personality dysfunction. Liz also enjoys working with families, couples and the LGBTQ population.


  • American Counseling Association (ACA)
  • Alabama Counseling Association (ALCA)
  • Idaho Counseling Association (ICA)
  • Alabama Association of Counselor Education and Supervision
  • Alabama Mental Health Association