Emily AnselLCSW

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What do you view as a key component of the therapeutic relationship?

Trust and openness. Building the trust between client and provider is a key part to seeing success in therapy. With that trust comes the ability to be open with one another and to say things that may be challenging to hear. With trust and openness we can create a safe theraputic space where real growth can happen.

How do you determine therapy goals with clients? What does that process look like?

My process is very client centered. I want the client to come up with their personal goals for therapy. This process is done by asking questions about your life and where you want to be in your personal, professional, social, and spiritual life. Then we come up with achievable and measureable ways to obtain those goals.

In what ways does your personality influence your approach to therapy?

I am very outgoing in my personal life and love to talk to people and learn about their life experiences. In therapy I like to let the client lead the discussions about their life and experiences while I am an active listener who provides feedback and asks questions.


Adolescent mental health

Adoption & foster care

Life transitions

Coping Skills


General Expertise

Work Stress

Caregiver stress & support

College & graduate student issues

Custody issues

Family issues

Fertility Issues

Life coaching

Life transitions



First Session


Family Therapy


Couples Therapy


Individual Therapy

Types of Therapy

Family Session

Couples Session

Individual Session



Young Adults (18-24)

Adults (25-65)

Children (5-12)

Adolescents (13-17)

Treatment Approaches / Modalities

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)

Mindfulness Practices

Strength Based Therapy

Attachment-Based Therapy


Compassion-Focused Therapy

Culturally Sensitive Therapy

Family Systems Therapy


MA, LCSW, 226506


MSW, Individual and Family Therapy, Boise State University

Work History

I have experience with individual and family therapy. I have worked with adolescents in a group home as a residential counselor. I have also been a play therapist with young children in outpatient and school settings.


Remote Therapy, Quincy, 02169, MA