Hi there!

I’m Emily and I am so glad you found me. I hope you’ve learned the basics by now (besides that I have a penchant for tea and favor playlists over podcasts,) but just in case, here’s a refresher: I’m a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor (LCPC) practicing in Maryland and Illinois. I specialize in working with women in their mid-20s to mid-40s who are struggling with anxiety, depression, life transitions, and work-related concerns, to name a few.

I’m blessed to make a living not only as a therapist, but as a writer specializing in wellness and self-care, where I dwell in the details — the sound of one’s laugh, the intrigue of a partially open door — and am reminded of the big picture when I’m among nature; young children who view the world with such wonder; and clients whose insight is surpassed only by their resilience.

I love words and listening to favorite songs on repeat. I don’t always finish the crosswords and sudokus I start, but when I do, the brief moment of satisfaction that follows remains unparalleled. I never get tired of being my dog’s favorite human and the vast affection and adventures this affords me. I’m a vegetarian, a runner, and an aspiring bread-baker; a minimalist and a bibliophile; a lover of cardamom; and a seeker of deep connection.

My journey has been far from linear but I’m learning to embrace its dead ends and detours. I hope to help you do the same. Even if our paths don’t cross beyond this shared virtual space, I’m grateful that for today, they intersected.



Coffee / tea

Salty / sweet

Sun / rain

City / scenic

Book / movie

Podcasts / playlists

Bake / buy

Mountains / sea

Half-full / half-empty

Treatment Approaches | Education | Trainings

Treatment Approaches

» Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT)
» Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
» Holistic Therapy
» Internal Family Systems (IFS)
» Mindfulness-based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT)
» Narrative Therapy
» Positive Psychology


» Master of Science | Counseling Psychology | Loyola University Maryland | LC11436


» 2-Day Depression and Mood Disorder Certification Training: New Assessment and Treatment Techniques for Lasting Recovery
» 2-Day Intensive Mindfulness Training Course
» 2-Day Online Summit: Using Polyvagal Theory, IFS, ACT, DBT & More to Treat Trauma, Anxiety & Depression
» 3-Day Dialectical Behavior Therapy Certification Training
» Certified Integrative Mental Health Professional (CIMHP) Training Course: Advanced Nutritional and Integrative Medicine for Mental Health Professionals
» The Food and Lifestyle Connection to Mental Illness: New Insights, New Interventions
» Food and Mood: A Therapist’s Guide to the Role of Nutrition in Mental Health
» Loving Bravely: Helping Clients who are Single, Dating, and Single-Again
» Mindfulness, Healing, and Transformation: The Pain and Promise of Befriending the Full Catastrophe
» Nutrition Essentials for Clinicians: Culinary Medicine to Improve Mood, Sleep, Attention, and Focus
» Trauma and Attachment: Effective Treatment Strategies for Helping Challenging Clients
» Updates in Positive Psychology: The Science of a Meaningful Life
» Using Evidence-Based Resiliency Practices in Counseling Part One: Developing a Resiliency Mindset
» Using Evidence-Based Resiliency Practices in Counseling Part Two: Basic Skills of Resiliency in Clinical Practice
» Using Evidence-Based Resiliency Practices in Counseling Part Three: Using Resiliency Scales to Inform Service and Treatment Planning


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