For Kids and Teens
One-on-one counseling for teenagers and children can be effective in overcoming a variety of struggles. When engaged in individual counseling, you can expect a counselor to talk to you and your child about the current situation and find ways to work through problems. Individual therapy sessions move at a pace based on the needs of the client and the therapeutic environment is one that provides safety to explore the causes and conditions of a situation. Emily provides solution-focused therapy by working to set goals with you and your child and moving toward them in each session.
Emily builds on her experience working in the schools as both a teacher and counselor to provide therapy for children experiencing a variety of issues. Whether it is recovering from trauma, struggling with peer or academic issues, or handling family changes, Emily is able to relate to this special population and help them to build the skills and confidence they need for success at this time in their lives. Emily specializes in providing counseling for:
The opportunity to face your life's struggles with the support of a counselor can be a powerful tool to regaining focus and control in your life. Emily is available to work with you to help to build your "toolbox" of strategies that you will be able to implement in your daily life. Some of the typical concerns that Emily works with adults on are:
Therapy moves at a pace that works for you! Exploring past experiences, current concerns, and future goals allows you to integrate all of these to your reality. Learn to advocate for yourself and break free of the things that are holding you back.
Emily makes seeking counseling easy for even the most unsure client. The office has therapy appointments available throughout the week, including evening and weekend appointments. The counseling office is located in O'Fallon, MO (with easy access from St. Charles, St. Peters, Wentzville, Lake St. Louis, and St. Louis, MO).