Emily is a licensed alcohol and drug counselor with a masters in Integrated Behavioral Health from the University of Minnesota. She is trained in prolonged exposure therapy and working towards certification. She specializes in the treatment of substance use disorders, eating disorders, and post-traumatic stress disorder. Emily utilizes a person-centered and trauma-informed approach. She believes individuals pick up other’s values and beliefs to maintain connection at the expense of their true self-concept. It is from shedding these borrowed values and beliefs, exploring and returning to one’s true self, healing from psychological suffering occurs. Emily works to help people achieve an improved quality of wellbeing in life, through becoming the self one really is, in addition to developing or enhancing an authentic and deep sense of connection to others.