- Emily Averitt
- Counseling and Personal Development Center
- Ph.D. (ABD)
Emily joined the counseling center team in September of 2012. She is completing her dissertation for her Doctoral degree in Counseling Psychology through the University of Memphis and received her Master’s degree in Clinical Psychology from Western Kentucky University. Emily enjoys utilizing humanistic, existential/meaning-making, emotion-focused/process-experiential, and strength-based approaches in her work with clients. She has training as a generalist and has experience working with a wide range of counseling issues including adjustment, anxiety, depression, identity development, stress management, grief/bereavement, abuse and trauma. Emily also has an interest Humor and Creativity, and how individuals use humor and creativity as strengths in their lives. In her spare time, Emily enjoys hula hooping, playing the ukulele (badly), cooking, reading, and watching the occasional zombie movie.