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Em House

MSW, LSW

Psychotherapist

Grounded in ethics of social justice, identity affirmation, and cultural humility, Em’s work takes a contextualized and trauma-informed approach to clients’ healing and growth. Em invites clients to stand shoulder-to-shoulder together, co-creating a tender and honest space to call forward clients’ deepest truths, resilience, and capacity for change.

 

Em provides broad-spectrum care for people of many identities and issues, specializing in topics that have often been mapped into the margins: issues faced by trans, nonbinary, and gender nonconforming clients; cross-cultural identity navigation; body image and complex embodiment; healing from trauma; sexual stress and difficulty; post-abortion care; and LGBTQIA+ identities and relationships. Em meets clients where they are, and through a combined approach of somatic, gestalt, and psychodynamic modalities, supports clients on their healing journey. Em’s approach is marked by their unique blend of down-to-earth honesty, compassion, and playfulness.  

Education and Training

MSW • Widener University

BA • Feminist, Gender & Sexuality Studies • Wesleyan University

Areas of Specialization

Healing from sexual harm and trauma, sexual difficulties, gender, sexuality, coming out, cross-cultural identity navigation, kink, complex feelings about pregnancy, abortion, and miscarriage

Theoretical Orientation

  • Gestalt

  • Trauma-informed

  • Psychodynamic

  • Somatic

  • Feminist