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Emily Averitt
Counselor
Counseling and Personal Development Center
M.A.
  www.utc.edu/counseling
  423-425-4438

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/panic, Autism Spectrum concerns, depression, human sexuality, identity development, LGBT issues and support, grief/bereavement, abuse and trauma.  Emily also has an interest in Humor and Creativity, and how individuals use humor and creativity to strengthen resiliency in their lives.  In her spare time, Emily enjoys engaging in nerd-culture (DFTBA), cooking, reading, and watching zombie shows/movies.