Topics covered include: self-advocacy and boundaries, new motherhood identity, grief and loss of previous identity/self, emotional healing and coping with postpartum depression and/or anxiety, changes in family dynamics and structures.
Emily Pagone is a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor located in Hinsdale, IL. Emily works with clients of all ages, including children, teenagers, young adults, and adults. She offers individual sessions as well as couples and family sessions to help people cope with distressing emotions, as well as help them learn how to regulate their emotions. She specializes in supporting new or soon-to-be parents, particularly those who are experiencing postpartum depression.
Emily is an approachable therapist who strives to make all clients feel welcome and valued. Her style is empathetic and professional, and she encourages clients to access therapy as a way of healing and growing. The therapy approaches she uses in sessions include cognitive-behavioral approaches like Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) and Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT), as well as parts-work like Internal Family Systems therapy. For couples and families, Emily provides skills for stronger communication and conflict resolution.
Emily earned a Master’s degree in Clinical Psychology from Benedictine University. She has a certificate from Postpartum Support International and is a second-level Clinical Trauma Professional. She enjoys supporting clients as they work towards their mental health goals and find greater balance and meaning in their lives and relationships.