Emily Angus, Licensed Professional Counselor

Emily Reader Counselor

Child, Adolescent, Adult, Group, and Family Counselor
Play Therapist and Parenting Educator
Registered Play Therapist

Emily is a Licensed Professional Counselor in the state of Texas and National Certified Counselor. Emily earned a Master of Science degree in Counseling with a specialty in Play Therapy from the University of North Texas, the top-ranked play therapy program in the world. In addition to specialized training in Play Therapy, Emily’s education and experience involves Activity Therapy, Adolescent Counseling, Group Therapy, and Filial Therapy. Her work experience includes UNT’s Child and Family Resource Clinic, where Emily worked with children, adolescents, and adults seeking counseling for a wide range of concerns. She also has experience working closely with students, teachers, and school counselors in numerous school districts, including Denton ISD, and with families affected by child abuse at the Child Advocacy Centers in both Denton and Brazos County.

Emily believes counseling is beneficial for individuals of all ages who are looking for support in reaching personal goals. Emily’s main goal is to provide a supportive and nonjudgmental environment in which one feels safe enough to engage in self-exploration and achieve change. Emily strives to understand each person’s unique story in order to help facilitate happiness and feelings of success.

Emily is currently pursuing a doctoral degree in Counseling at the University of North Texas. Through her doctoral work, Emily is achieving additional experience serving clients, educating future counselors, and conducting research and presentations to further the field.

association for play therapy

Speaking Topics

  • Creating Connections Instead of Controlling Correction
  • Is This Normal?! – Development of Children Ages 3-8
  • But What Can WE Do? – Ways to Support your Child’s Therapy at Home
  • Raising Responsible Children in a World with Many Influences
  • Self-Worth and Psychostimulant Misuse – What Counselors (and Parents) Need to Know

Licensing & Education

  • Licensed Professional Counselor
  • National Certified Counselor
  • M.S. in Counseling, with an emphasis in Play Therapy, University of North Texas
  • B.A. in Psychology, Texas A&M University

Associations & Organizations

  • American Counseling Association
  • Texas Counseling Association
  • Association for Play Therapy


  • Children
  • Play Therapy
  • Adolescents
  • Activity Therapy
  • Child-Parent Relationship Training
  • Parenting Issues
  • Group Counseling