Emily Felske, LPC
Licensed Professional Counselor
Emily Felske is a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor (LCPC) in IL and Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) in CT who works with children, adolescents, and adults using a variety of theoretical perspectives in individual, family and group therapy sessions. She has attained over 8 years of clinical experience in a variety of environments including outpatient, inpatient, community, and in-home settings.
Emily specializes in working with Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and clients of all ages who have experienced varying types of emotional, physical, and sexual abuse. This experience has helped to expand Emily’s clinical areas of expertise such as stress and anxiety reduction, management of depressive and mood symptoms, harm reduction and substance abuse, and symptoms/risk behaviors associated with personality and attachment disorders. Additionally, Emily has worked within the foster care system providing both individual and family therapy services to children, adolescents, and guardians.
Emily incorporates an array of CBT and solution-focused interventions into her treatment approach. In her extensive work with anxiety disorders and effects of trauma, she has frequently utilized DBT techniques and other interventions which focus on the psychosomatic manifestation of mental suffering in the body. Emily is motivated to help clients integrate past experiences into their current identity to increase insight in such a way as to make progress toward personal goals.