Emily Silver (pronouns: she/her/hers) graduated from Brooklyn College, obtaining her MA in Mental Health Counseling in 2013. She is a fully Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor (LCMHC) in the state of North Carolina. Emily’s previous counseling experience includes various settings, including community mental health treating those with chronic, severe mental health diagnoses, as well as a group private practice setting and college setting at Duke University.
Emily’s therapy style is eclectic and will tailor therapeutic interventions based on the individual needs, goals, and life experiences of each client. Emily utilizes evidenced based practices such as Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) as well as incorporates psychodynamic and attachment approaches. Emily is currently learning more about Emotionally Focused Therapy (EFT) to incorporate into couples therapy. No matter what the theory or intervention, Emily is focused on working through a trauma-informed lens and her approach is warm and person-centered. Emily has experience working with various mood disorders (such as depression and anxiety), trauma and PTSD, OCD, psychosis, adjustment disorders, and personality disorders. Emily works with adult clients, including couples.
For fun outside the office, Emily enjoys spending time with her partner and their pets. She enjoys hiking and exploring North Carolina, cooking, reading, and traveling.
Areas of Focus
Addiction, Anxiety, Bipolar Disorder, Borderline Personality, Coping Skills, Depression, Drug Abuse, Dual Diagnosis, Family Conflict, Grief, Life Transitions, Peer Relationships, Relationship Issues, Self Esteem, Self-Harming, Stress, Suicidal Ideation, Trauma and PTSD, Women's Issues