Emily McCormick is a Licensed Professional Counselor who specializes in working with adolescents, young adults, parents, families, and adults. Emily brings a client-centered approach to counseling, incorporating cognitive behavior therapy (CBT), dialectical behavior therapy (DBT) and motivational interviewing. She has gained experience providing therapy in inpatient, intensive outpatient, partial hospitalization, and group settings, including the Western Psychiatric Hospital Pine Adolescent IOP/Partial programs and Western Psychiatric Hospital. Through these experiences, she has learned the importance of meeting the client where they are and tailoring approaches to best meet their needs.
Emily believes in building a trusting, non judgmental and genuine relationship with each client. Emily’s emphasizes creating a safe space to explore barriers in order to reach a clients desired goals. By working collaboratively to help clients understand their emotions and exploring past and present experiences, Emily helps to guide clients to healing and change. Emily’s clinical experience includes working with depression, anxiety, relationship/family difficulties, self-harm, trauma, OCD, stress and low self-esteem.
Emily is native to northeast Pennsylvania where she grew up in a small rural town. She obtained her undergraduate degree in Psychology and Sociology from Duquesne University. She then went on to obtain her Master’s degree in Clinical Psychology from Saint Michaels College in Vermont. Emily then returned to the Pittsburgh area.
Emily enjoys cooking, running, gardening and spending time with friends and family. In her free time, Emily also enjoys playing soccer with her Goldendoodle Eli in the backyard.