I am an LMHC with 5 years of professional work experience. I am skilled in LGBTQIA+ affirming care, transgender care, dialectical behavioral therapy, grief counseling, and trauma work specializing in interpersonal traumas. The primary techniques I use in my therapy sessions are validation and genuine empathy, mindfulness and grounding strategies, insight-oriented treatment, and supportive psychotherapy.
I believe in treating everyone with respect, sensitivity, and compassion. I will tailor our dialog and treatment plan to meet your unique and specific needs. Taking the first step to seeking a more fulfilling and happier life takes courage. I am here to support you in that process.
Additional areas of focus: Trauma and abuse, Coping with life changes, Attachment Issues, BDSM, Kink, Alternative Sex Culture, Body Image, Codependency, Dependent Personality, Dissociation, Fertility Issues, Gender Dysphoria, Guilt and Shame, Obsessions, Compulsions, and OCD, Panic Disorder and Panic Attacks, Personality Disorders, Phobias, Polyamory / Nonmonogamous Relationships, Post-traumatic Stress, Pregnancy and Childbirth, Self-Harm, Self-Love, Sex Addiction, Sexual Assault and Abuse, Sexual Dysfunction, Sexuality, Social Anxiety and Phobia, Trichotillomania, Young Adult Issues
Clinical approaches: Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Client-Centered Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), Mindfulness Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, Trauma-Focused Therapy
CA LPCC LPCC14572
FL LMHC MH19690
She is great :)
Written on Feb 10, 2023 after therapy with Emilie for 6 months on issues concerning stress, anxiety, lgbt, trauma and abuse, self esteem, anger management, coping with life changes, compassion fatigue, and adhd
Emilie has been wonderful. I cannot imagine being connected with a therapist who better connects with me, understands my gamer and pop-culture terms, and can keep up when I go from quoting Shakespeare to Klingon in the space of 2 sentences. She has amazing insight and can get to the source of my issues even when I don't want to acknowledge them or cannot see the way things connect. I am truly grateful to have her.
Written on Jan 03, 2023 after therapy with Emilie for 5 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, family conflicts, trauma and abuse, intimacy-related issues, parenting issues, and compassion fatigue
Emilie is a wonderful therapist. She is kind, validating, supportive, and attentive. As a queer individual, Emilie has held space for me to talk about my relationships within my community, which has not always been my experience when it comes to therapy/counseling. Emilie also challenges me to look at my situations in new ways. She can tell when a certain explanation or exercise resonates with me, and when it doesn't, and she has been great about adjusting accordingly. Highly recommend.
Written on Dec 22, 2022 after therapy with Emilie for 4 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, lgbt, relationship issues, family conflicts, eating disorders, coaching, and adhd
Emilie is amazing! I love that she truly listens to me. If I have trouble opening up, she’s found ways to work around that. An example of this was when she had me bring her songs that I connected to & she had me explain to her what lyrics struck a cord within me and why. She has a positive but calming energy, which makes it easy to open up once you allow yourself! I’d recommend Emilie as a therapist to anyone! You’d be lucky to work with her!
Written on Dec 01, 2022 after therapy with Emilie for 3 months on issues concerning stress, anxiety, addictions, trauma and abuse, sleeping disorders, and adhd
Emilie is a beautiful soul. She's very empathetic and is very good at remembering details during your sessions that she uses in future sessions. There's many times that she recalls things that take me aback because I realize that she is really listening to me and cares. She's been helping me deal with trauma bonds, narcissistic family members and exs, and my new journey into the lgbtq community. I can't thank her enough for making me feel like I am not a basketcase and my emotions and feelings are valid.
Written on Nov 16, 2022 after therapy with Emilie for 3 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, lgbt, relationship issues, family conflicts, trauma and abuse, intimacy-related issues, parenting issues, self esteem, coping with life changes, and adhd
Emilie has been very good at remaining present and focused on my issues. She is empathetic in a professional manner, and knows when to offer a pause if where we are is too painful. Then she retains everything for when I am ready again. She finds options when appropriate, you know not all the time, if there is something that will help. I trust her completely now.
Written on Nov 11, 2022 after therapy with Emilie for 3 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, lgbt, relationship issues, trauma and abuse, intimacy-related issues, sleeping disorders, and self esteem