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Emily Reiner, M.S., LAPC is a graduate from Brenau University’s Masters of Science Clinical Counseling Psychology program. She is a Associate Professional Counselor in the State of Georgia and is currently pursuing her Registered Play Therapist credential. Emily’s client-centered, holistic approach creates an atmosphere for clients to develop skills and grow in a safe and supportive environment. She enjoys working with both the client and their family to facilitate positive change and understanding.

Emily completed her graduate internship at Art It Out Therapy Center, providing creative and expressive therapy to children and teens in both individual and group settings. She gained experience working with clients with a variety of presenting issues such as anxiety, depression, social skills, ASD, behavioral challenges, and adjustment to new life situations. Additionally, she interned at Gainesville City Schools, providing assessments and feedback for children seeking IEPs and learning support. She has additional experience working with children and adolescents as both a nanny and a summer camp co-leader.

Emily believes that each individual is unique and full of potential. As such, providing a supportive and accepting environment is key to her therapeutic practice. She enjoys helping clients develop a variety of tools, empowering them to face challenges, and develop a sense of capability. Additionally, Emily specializes in using creative and expressive interventions to promote emotional expression, self-discovery, and self-regulation.

Emily works under the direction of Olivia Prewett-Scott & the Clinical Supervision of Yolanda Fountain, PhD, LPC, RPT-S while at Thrive.

Credentials & Certifications...
  • Masters of Science Clinical Counseling Psychology
  • Licensed Associate Professional Counselor (LAPC)
  • Actively pursuing National Certified Counselor credential
  • Actively pursuing Registered Play Therapist credential
Professional Affiliations...
  • American Counselors
    Association (ACA)
  • Psi Chi – International Honor
    Society in Psychology