Child, Adult, and Group Counselor
Play Therapist and Therapeutic Parenting Facilitator
Emily Long is a Licensed Professional Counselor Intern under the supervision of Rochelle Ritzi, Ph.D. Emily earned her Master of Science degree in Counseling from the University of North Texas, where she received specialty training in Play Therapy and Child Parent Relationship Training. She has experience in working with children, adolescents, parents, and adults with various mental health issues and life challenges. She also has experience with trauma and parenting issues relating to domestic violence at Hope’s Door New Beginnings Center in Collin County.
Emily believes that the core of mental health comes from honest self-exploration and self-acceptance. She strives to create a warm, compassionate, and genuine environment in which children and adults can feel safe to explore and express their feelings. She recognizes that each person is unique and aims to support each client in his or her individual journey toward personal growth.