Emily Short MA LMFT holds a Masters in Family and Marriage Therapy and is perusing her Doctorate Degree. She currently holds an LMFT within the State of Michigan. Emily has been trained in Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocess (EMDR) and has extensive experience in assessing and working with children who have experienced trauma.
Emily worked collaboratively with a neurodevelopment assessment team to complete Trauma Assessments for youth involved in the Child Welfare System. She is skilled in conducting many assessment tools that assess the cognitive and academic abilities of a youth, as well as the Emotional and Behavioral abilities.
Emily’s works with individuals, couples, and families. During sessions, Emily takes a Person Centered approach to develop a treatment plan that best outlines the progress the individual, couple or family wants to make in therapy. Emily’s belief is that each participant in the therapy process should have a voice in the treatment plan.
Emily utilities a Brief Solution Focused Therapy approach when working with individuals and families. This approach, along with a person centered model, assist in accomplishing therapy goals in a shorter time frame. Emily strives for couples to actively work on their relationship inside of therapy, and accomplishing small goals outside of therapy to achieve the relationship the couple is wanting. She is also trained in the use of eye movement desensitization and reprocessing (EMDR).
Emily has experience working with individuals, couples, and families affected by: anxiety, depression, behavioral issues, communication, divorce, trauma, infidelity, and more.