Credentials and Professional Experience
Emily Klein is a licensed clinical social worker, who has worked children, adolescents, adults and families for over 5 years in an outpatient mental health setting, in-home and schools. Emily received her training in a psychiatric hospital working with children, adolescents and adults, and provided support and resource services to women and children in a domestic violence shelter. Emily earned her Bachelor’s degree in Psychology at the College of Charleston and received her Masters in Social Work, with a certificate in marriage and family therapy, from the University of Georgia.
Emily’s approach to mental health counseling is client-centered, focusing on the individualized needs and goals of the client and providing them with a safe, comfortable and non-judgmental environment to explore and process their thoughts feelings and behaviors. Emily utilizes cognitive behavioral therapy and mindfulness techniques to support substance abuse with adolescents and adults. She provides marriage and family counseling in addition to individual therapy. She specializes in child-centered play therapy, providing directive and non-directive play, games, art and other creative outlets for children and families to express themselves, establish bonds and process any adverse experiences. She works with parents and caregivers to support their children in modifying behavioral concerns and address their developmental needs. Emily believes that working with parents is just as important as treating the children of whom they care for in order to meet their needs
Emily’s services are designed to help children, adolescents, adults and families restore their baseline functioning during difficult transitions. She teaches children and adults healthy coping skills to master self-regulation spontaneously in their own environments. Her goal to ultimately help individuals and families cope with triggers in order to manage anxiety and depression symptoms so that one day they will no longer need her services.
Areas of Expertise:
- Child and adolescent play therapy
- Marriage and family therapy, separation and divorce
- Depression, anxiety, substance abuse
- ADHD, school and behavior concerns
- Trauma, domestic abuse and neglect, grief and loss
- Adoption and attachment issues
- Children and adults with type I diabetes and other chronic illnesses
Marietta/East Cobb location
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Ray of Hope Counseling Services accepts all forms of insurance and Medicaid, has seven convenient locations in Kennesaw, GA, Alpharetta, GA, Conyers, GA, Athens, GA, Canton, GA, Peachtree City, GA and East Cobb/Marietta, GA also serving the surrounding counties.
Call us at (678) 213-2194