Registered Mental Health Counseling Intern (MHC), Marriage & Family Counseling Certified, EMDR Certified
MHC, Marriage & Family Counseling Certified
Individuals 12 and up and couples.
Commercial: Cigna, Blue Cross Blue Shield, Aetna, Meritain Health, Simply Healthcare.
Emely Fernandez completed her bachelor’s degree in Psychology and earned her Master’s of Arts Degree in Counseling Psychology at Anna Maria college Paxton, MA. Currently, Emely has completed her second master’s degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling at Florida Gulf Coast University and is currently a Registered Mental Health Counseling Intern in the state of Florida.
In addition, Emely has completed a Marriage and Family Counseling certificate and is able to provide family and couple’s therapy. Emely is also Level 1 Gottman’s Method for Couple’s Therapy.
Emely has experience in Southwest Florida providing individual and group psychotherapy to children, adolescents and adults. Emely has also worked with clients from many diverse cultural backgrounds throughout her work experience, and her areas of specialty include but are not limited to low self-esteem/ self-confidence, adjustment disorders, parenting and co-parenting challenges, acculturation issues, various mood disorders such as anxiety and depression, and substance abuse disorders.
Emely utilizes multiple therapeutic modalities such as but not limited to, Sand Tray Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT), Gottman Method Couple’s Therapy and Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR), Family and Marriage Counseling.
Emely strives to provide her clients with a safe and compassionate environment, in which they feel comfortable expressing their thoughts and emotions. Emely ensures that each client’s treatment is always based on their needs, culture, and individual preferences. Emely works enthusiastically and patiently to support her clients during their self-discovery process, which will help them to achieve inner peace and stability. Emely comfortably provides therapy to both English and Spanish speaking clients.