BA Spanish, Trinity University
Emily has over 6 years of experience in mentoring and aiding adolescents through the educational and emotional challenges of the teenage years. Emily worked as a group mediator at Criminal Restorative Youth Justice, an organization dedicated to keeping youth out of prison by providing restitution for perpetrators and their victims. Emily also worked as a teacher and consultant at Peninsula Bridge Youth Program facilitating access to educational and therapeutic services for low-income, predominantly ESL students and their families. Emily is returning to the Anxiety Institute as a behavioral coach after being a member of the founding administrative team.
Emily received her degree in Spanish at Trinity University hoping to pursue a masters’ in counseling and serve adolescents and families using her bilingual language skills. Emily has a keen interest in integrative health, and the mind-body connection related to physical health and body esteem, mood, and anxiety disorders.
Emily attended a therapeutic boarding school after battling with depression in her early teens. This experience served as a catalyst for her keen interest with brain function as it relates to mental health challenges. Emily finds fulfillment in inspiring teens who need similar help, hope, and inspiration.