Emma is a Mental Health Counselor who is influenced by both Cognitive-Behavioral and Psychodynamic approaches in her work. Additionally, she pulls from key tenets of Empowerment Feminist Theory. Emma enjoys working with adolescents as well as young adults, and has experience treating anxiety, depression, and trauma. Emma is especially focused on working with young women, on such concerns as empowerment, self-esteem, and confidence.
Emma believes that the core of successful therapy is in the bond between client and therapist. As such, Emma always meets the client where they are at and works to build a strong relationship through genuine and honest conversations.
During her graduate career, Emma gained clinical experience working in a Middle School in the Bronx. She worked with adolescents helping them to tackle their multi-faceted struggles. What was most important to her, throughout the therapeutic process, was to ensure she took a holistic approach to each students’ well being, considering environment, relationships, and patterns of thought. Additionally, she ran after school group therapy for 7th and 8th grade girls focused on building self-efficacy.
Education & Experience
- M.A., in Counseling for Mental Health and Wellness from NYU|Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development
- B.S., in Applied Psychology from NYU|Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development
- Graduated summa cum laude with departmental honors for completing an individual research project
- Outstanding Research Contribution Award Recipient