"By challenging negative thinking you can begin to feel less trapped by your thoughts and more confident in striving towards your goals"
Radiating compassion and warmth, Emma is able to create an inviting, judgment-free space where her clients instantly feel comfortable opening up and sharing their truth. Her dedication to her clients results in strong, long-lasting relationships built on trust and understanding. Clients have been known to appreciate Emma for her calm demeanor, bubbly personality, and vibrant energy.
Outside of session, Emma leads an active lifestyle, especially through her love for sports. She brings a team player mentality into each session through collaboration, positive reinforcement, and open communication. In working with her, clients feel empowered to take on any obstacle that may be getting in their way.
With Emma, vulnerability is not only encouraged, but celebrated as a courageous stride towards self-love and acceptance. Emma knows that personal growth doesn’t always come easy, and often the healthiest decisions are the hardest ones to make. She believes that with the right support and resources, everyone has the ability to become the person they’ve always dreamed of being.
Emma recognizes that at times it can be hard to pinpoint the crux of a problem in order to find a solution; which may lead to feeling defeated, frustrated, or even doubtful. She helps her clients break down these challenges to reduce feeling overwhelmed. During moments of emotional distress, Emma provides rational, grounded thinking that allows clients to work through their situation with clarity and self-assurance.
Drawing upon her various experiences within the mental health field, Emma utilizes multiple therapeutic approaches, including psychodynamic therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), mindfulness, and solution focused therapy. This encompasses everything from uncovering and altering maladaptive patterns of behavior and thinking, learning to set attainable goals (and reach them), developing the tools to build and maintain healthy interpersonal relationships, and more.
Emma aims to support clients in establishing a stronger and more positive sense of self. She explores her clients’ current self view that can be limiting their self-esteem and challenges them to reframe their thinking through a new lens. Clients report leaving sessions with a greater understanding of who they are; feeling more confident and fulfilled by their lives and interactions with the world around them.
Noise canceling headphones - between drowning out the noise when I need a minute to relax, listening to my pump up playlist on a run, throwing on a podcast when I want a good laugh, or playing an audiobook during my commute- this accessory truly brings so much value to my day
One thing you couldn't live without
Watching clients surprise themselves and achieve goals they never thought they’d be able to!
Something that always makes you smile
🎉 - I love to celebrate whether it be for a birthday, promotion, or engagement, or something as simple as seeing friends I haven’t in a while... I truly believe life is about celebrating all of the wins, big AND small
Most used emoji
Relaxing on the dock with a good book by the lake where I spent many summers up in the Berkshires
Where is your happy place?
Teleportation- I'm a huge traveler, love to experience the world and different cultures, and have friends all around the globe. Teleportation would make it a lot easier to spend quality time with the people I love.
If you could have any superpower what would it be?
Morning walk along the water listening to the podcast or audiobook of the day
In order to de-stress I really value moving my body. Whether it be a fun pickle ball match, a long walk, or a challenging workout class- movement helps me to re-center my thoughts and reconnect with my body
What do you do to de-stress?
Sunday night I time block my upcoming week; being mindful of balance and leaving room for flexibility/spontaneity
How do you set yourself up for a successful week?
Italy- It was the perfect mix of delicious food, beautiful vineyards, incredible architecture, and a rich cultural history. Eat, Sleep, Explore, Repeat!
Favorite place you have traveled
Sunday night meal prep for the week
From the moment I walked into Emma's office, I felt an overwhelming sense of warmth and acceptance.
Her bubbly personality instantly put me at ease, and her genuine compassion made me feel truly heard. With Emma, I've learned to embrace my vulnerabilities and see them as strengths. She's been a guiding light in my journey towards self-love.
Emma's vibrant energy is infectious!
She celebrates every small victory, making the therapy journey feel like a collaborative effort. Her belief in my potential has pushed me to make decisions that align with the person I've always dreamed of becoming. I can't thank her enough for her unwavering support.
Whenever I felt overwhelmed, her grounded thinking and rational approach helped me see things clearly. Her blend of therapeutic techniques, especially mindfulness, has been transformative for me.
Emma has a unique way of breaking down the most complex emotions, making them feel manageable
I've always struggled with setting boundaries in my relationships
Emma not only helped me understand the root of this issue but also equipped me with the tools to establish healthier interactions with those around me. Every session leaves me feeling more confident and empowered.
CBT with anxiety disorders;
Suicidal Ideation And Self-Injurious Behaviors: Assessment And Treatment
CERTIFICATES AND TRAININGS