Emily has resided in the Joplin area since childhood. She is committed to supporting and serving the people of this area while she raises her family in this community. Emily graduated from Missouri Southern State University with a bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice Administration in 2008 and completed her Law Enforcement Certification in 2011. She has worked to serve the area’s highest need individuals and families since then. Emily began providing services with Counseling Associates of the Four States in January 2022, and completed her master’s level degree in Social Work in May 2022.
[read more]Emily has experience working with populations struggling with substance use, traumatic experiences, and a wide variety of mental health needs and is excited to begin utilizing this experience in working to meet the needs of her clients. She is EMDR trained and has experience implementing Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, and Solution Focused Therapy, and she continues to expand her knowledge of therapeutic modalities to bring the best experience for each client. Emily enjoys working with individuals and couples, ages 15+, on issues including but not limited to self-esteem, communication, relationship improvement, trauma processing, depression, anxiety, and ADHD related issues.[/read]