Emily joined the PrairieCare team in January of 2011 with the opening of the new hospital in Maple Grove. She has been a part of many exciting changes with both the hospital and her positions; starting as a social worker full time in the Maple Grove PHP, then transitioning to the hybrid PHP social worker/inpatient therapist role, to accepting a full time position as one of the PHP therapists. Emily has worked with children, adolescents, families, and since being in the social work field has worked in numerous diverse settings including; residential treatment facilities, schools, and doing in-home work. Emily has a strong passion for the well-being of both individuals and their family systems, and she approaches each family where they are at. She often uses strengths-based and solution-focused approaches while collaborating with families to help get them to their preferred way of being. Emily is committed to therapy, and values her ability to quickly connect with children, adolescents, and families in the therapeutic environment.
Master’s Degree: University of St. Thomas/St. Catherine University. St. Paul, MN
Bachelor’s Degree: St. Cloud State University. St. Cloud, MN
Licensure: Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker
SPECIAL CLINICAL INTERESTS
Children, Adolescents: Yes