Emily Perez, AMFT

 

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  • Associate Marriage and Family Therapist #112000 supervised by Jamieko Lane, LMFT # 82585

  • M.A. in Counseling

  • B.A. in Psychology with a minor in Human Development

  • Trained in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, Trauma-Informed Care, and Mindfulness.

  • Client and family-centered strength based assessment and treatment.

Experience: 

  • Therapist at Teen Therapy Center (2019-present)

  • Marriage and Family Therapist Trainee/Associate at the YWCA Silicon Valley; provided individual and family therapy at the clinic and individual therapy to students at Willow Glen Middle School. (2018-2019)

  • Marriage and Family Therapist Trainee at Bill Wilson Center; provided individual, family, and group therapy for adults, teens, and children. (2017-2018)

  • Volunteer Sexual Assault Counselor at Rape Trauma Services; provided crisis intervention and support counseling on a 24-hour hotline and during post-assault medical exams and forensic interviews. (2015-2017)

Special Areas of Interest: 

  • Sexual Trauma

  • Grief and Loss

  • Anxiety and Depression

Additional interest areas: blended families, divorce, empaths & highly sensitive individuals, family conflict, gender/sexuality struggles (transitioning, coming out, acceptance of self and from others), health and medical problems, healthy communication, meditation, mindfulness, parenting concerns, perfectionism, Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), relationship problems, stress management, sleep problems, trauma, trust issues