Emily is a licensed clinical social worker who provides psychotherapy to individuals, couples, and families. Emily is grounded in developmental, cognitive-behavioral, and systems theories. Her approach is client-centered, solution-focused, and strengths-based. Emily uses talk therapy, motivational interviewing (MI), mindfulness, relaxation/stress reduction, and skill building strategies to assist clients to develop strengths and find the tools necessary to create a sense of self-awareness. Additionally, she is a registered yoga teacher certified in both child and adult yoga and has trained in a trauma sensitive yoga approach, which assists clients with addressing traumatic events. In session, Emily seeks to create a warm, safe, collaborative, and supportive environment to assist clients in beginning the change process and finding resolution. Emily received her master’s in clinical social work from the University of Chicago. She has over 10 years of clinical experience working with children, adolescents, adults, and families with a range of developmental, health related, and psychiatric disorders. She specializes in treating: depression and anxiety disorders; eating disorders; adults coping with previous trauma or abuse; relationship issues; infertility and postpartum depression; family therapy; child and adolescent therapy; and children within the foster care system and adoption. Emily has worked in diverse environments, including outpatient treatment centers, medical hospitals, elementary and middle schools, and residential psychiatric programs.