Emily is passionate about partnering with fellow humans to explore, discover, and heal in creative and meaningful ways. She is excited by challenge and curiosity, and aims to live in pursuit of experiences that offer a sense of growth and awe. In her approach to psychotherapy, Emily draws on the inherent wisdom and expertise that each client brings to the work, focusing on development of a warm and comfortable rapport that will allow for digging deeper.

 

With degrees in fiction writing and social work, as well as being a certified yoga instructor, Emily believes in holding every client to the highest expectations, while guiding them in building internal accountability and a personalized path to fulfillment. Emily has extensive training and experience in trauma-sensitive work, and many years of experience in creative arts and mindfulness. Her diverse background allows for a unique approach to connection, and informs her dynamic style of collaborative personal growth, holistic healing, and effective creativity.

 

When working with Emily, you’ll find that she is committed to striking a balance between addressing the harder truths, celebrating triumphs, and infusing therapy with plenty of levity. Emily’s primary goal is to meet each client where they are and to continue to excavate with them until uncovering what works best for each individual, couple, or group.

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Consider working with Emily:

  • Trauma

  • Depression

  • Anxiety

  • Life-transitions

  • Grief and loss

  • Chronic pain/embodied stress

  • Existential concerns/spirituality

  • Stress management

  • Gender identity

  • Sexuality identity

  • Eating disorders

  • Self-harm

  • Couples

  • Adolescents

GET IN TOUCH WITH EMILY:

emily@chicagocbm.com