Emma Weedon, MA, MHC-LP
Emma Weedon, MA, MHC-LP has joined our clinical team, and we are so very happy to have her onboard! Emma is a New York State Mental Health Counselor (Limited Permit) with a Master of Arts in Forensic Mental Health Counseling from City University of New York, John Jay College of Criminal Justice and a BA in Psychology and Sociology from State University of New York, New Paltz. Emma is a New Yorker through and through!
As someone who has experienced the profound benefits of therapy, Emma understands the need for collaboration and conversation during the therapeutic process. Anxiety, depression, trauma, and so many other mental health challenges are prevalent in our society today. You are not alone! Together, you can work with Emma to identify the root causes of your unique challenges, develop strategies to combat those negative feelings and moments, and put you back on the path of living your life to its fullest.
Emma approaches therapy like a conversation; neither one of us will be doing all the talking. She will focus on your strengths, as opposed to weaknesses, and highlight that you are the controller of your own healing. When working with Emma, you can expect a lighthearted conversational approach.
Emma has experience helping people who are struggling with anxiety, depression, trauma related symptoms, ADHD, and other behavioral disorders. Emma has also enjoyed helping parents successfully support their children who are struggling with mental health concerns.
Emma’s own personal experiences with panic, anxiety, and depression, as well as her identifying with the LGBTQ+ community, allows for a deeper connection and understanding between herself and clients who are navigating similar circumstances. Emma's background in Forensic Psychology offers a unique compliment to her work in the field of mental health as it has deepened her understanding and commitment to continued learning, of racial and socioeconomic experiences and stressors.
Emma’s warm and approachable demeanor along with her collaborative approach to therapy create a comfortable environment for her clients to begin the conversations that will become the heart of their therapeutic journey.