“My goal is to work together to understand the meaning your life has for you, and what meaning you want it to have. Together we can develop a cohesive, all-around well-being that has a lasting positive effect.”
Emily practices from a psychodynamic, trauma-informed approach that incorporates the mind-body connection. She works with adolescents and adults, focusing on trauma, relationship and interpersonal issues, self-acceptance, and adjustment. Emily works with clients to identify and overcome barriers to well-being and contentment.
- Psychodynamic therapies
- Positive Psychology
- Trauma-informed practice
- Internal Family Systems
- Trama-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Adolescents
- Dialectical Behavior Therapy
- Group therapy
- Life transitions
- Interpersonal relationships
Previous Clinical Experience
Emily has experience in emergent and in-patient psychiatry at both George Washington University Hospital and at Children’s National Medical Center, working with adults, adolescents and children who have serious mental illness and trauma histories. She has also worked in a school for adolescents with special psychological needs related to social and emotional concerns. She also sees clients at a community non-profit clinic who are struggling with challenges related to past trauma and their current functioning. Emily is currently in her second year of training in psychodynamic psychotherapy in the Clinical Program at the Washington School of Psychiatry.
Emily completed a Masters of Social Work at The Catholic University of America in 2016. She studied Philosophy as an undergraduate and received a Bachelors degree from Barnard College at Columbia University.
For more information, to schedule an appointment, Emily can be reached at 202-265-1000 x122 or at firstname.lastname@example.org