LCMHC, LCAS, NCC
Emily is a Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor, Licensed Clinical Addictions Specialist, and EMDR Therapist. She earned her Master’s degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from the University of North Carolina at Pembroke in December 2016 and her Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration with a concentration in Marketing in 2006 from the University of North Carolina at Wilmington.
Emily’s experience includes working in agencies specializing in outpatient substance use disorder treatment and outpatient mental health settings for non-addiction related treatment. Emily utilizes an integrative approach to cater to each individual’s treatment goals. She provides individuals with various therapeutic approaches, including EMDR therapy (Eye Movement Desensitization Reprocessing therapy), motivational interviewing, acceptance and commitment therapy, cognitive behavioral therapy, dialectical behavioral therapy, and mindfulness.
Emily has experience working with individuals and families living with substance use disorders, trauma, body image issues, anxiety, depression, grief, domestic violence, and sexual assault. She believes individuals have the capabilities to direct their lives in an adaptive and positive direction, providing a non-judgmental and inviting space for growth.