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Emily Harlan is a Social Worker in the Boston area providing teletherapy. Emily enjoys working with college and graduate students, young professionals, as well as adults who are navigating stress, anxiety, life changes and relationship dynamics that are posing challenges in their life. She helps clients feel more in control and empowered over their symptoms, thoughts and experiences.
Emily encourages clients to examine problematic patterns, explore potential changes and expand upon skills to strengthen coping methods and decision making. Emily integrates a number of different therapy modalities including Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectal Behavior Therapy (DBT), and Motivational Interviewing. Emily works collaboratively with clients to improve awareness, expand skills and practice making changes outside of sessions.
Emily tailors her style to meet the unique needs of each person. She is committed to building a therapeutic relationship in a non-judgmental, accepting and compassionate manner. She develops an individualized treatment plan and assesses progress in partnership the clients goals and concerns.
Emily earned her MSW from Boston College. Before opening her private practice, she worked at a residential school, a community mental health center and in a college mental health center at a local university.
Anxiety - Coping with excessive worry, nervousness, or stress; intense discomfort in social settings (social anxiety); sudden and intense feelings of panic (panic disorder)
College & graduate student mental health - Specialized strategies for common issues of young adulthood, including school and career stressors, support around healthy relationships, existential concerns, drug or alcohol issues, eating disorders, and anxiety and/or depression.
Parenting - Helping parents develop and implement strategies to address challenges that arise throughout childrearing; managing stress and increasing support
Life transitions - Coping with difficult or impactful life changes, such as moving to a new area, relationship transitions, child rearing, or career changes; learning self-care to better manage resulting stress
Relationship issues - Understanding one’s wants and needs in relationships; exploring patterns of interaction, addressing concerns, and strengthening satisfaction in relationships and dating
Depression - Providing support and promoting healing of hopelessness, low motivation and energy, sadness, irritability, sleep disturbance, and loss of interest and pleasure in life
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Years of Experience: 18 years
Private Practice, 2009 - Present
Wentworth Institute of Technology, 2014 - 2023
Brookline Community Mental Health Center , 2010 - 2013
Adolescent Residential Treatment School, 2006 - 2010
Boston College School of Social Work, MSW, 2006
Loyola College in Maryland, BA, 2004