Emily is a licensed professional counselor with more than a decade of experience. She loves connecting individuals and families with recovery, from a variety of mental health and substance use difficulties. She loves helping struggling college students, mothers experiencing guilt, and families where addiction is present.
Her skill set is fine-tuned to promote the overall wellness we all strive for. She helps clients to reduce the impact of addiction, stress, or overwhelming sadness by highlighting and growing strengths that already exist, and also by creating new patterns that better suit the overall goals of the individual and family.
Emily’s therapeutic approach is one of empowerment, focused on taking a realistic and practical view of the identified problems. She works side by side with her clients to find workable solutions that fit the lifestyle, ideology, and recovery her clients seek.
Emily’s specialty area is recovery from addiction. She focuses on the contributing external factors and inner world of her clients to help create room for the desired transformation. Her goal is to help overcome all these barriers and bring the client to their desired state of emotional health and strength. Emily is credentialed as a Substance Abuse Professional (SAP). Emily is equipped to evaluate and make treatment recommendations for safety-sensitive employees who have violated the Department of Transportation’s (DOT) drug/alcohol regulations.
Degrees and Certifications:
Master of Arts in Counseling: Arcadia University, Philadelphia PA
Licensed Professional Counselor: WV License 2100
Advanced Alcohol and Drug Counselor: WV Certification 15-309
Master of Addiction Counselor: National Certification 507818
Substance Abuse Professional: Certification 173961