Emily Velez, LCSW, MCAP

Emily Velez, LCSW, MCAP

Clinical Psychotherapist

Emily is a seasoned Child and Adolescent Psychotherapist and also Masters-Level Certified Addiction Professional (MCAP).  

She has worked with adolescents and their families in both residential and outpatient treatment settings. She understands that the younger years of a person’s life are an important time to help develop social and emotional intelligence that will allow them to live a healthy adult life. She also believes that incorporating family members in therapy is crucial and that outcomes are improved by family participation.

Emily has a great way of connecting with her clients that allows them to feel safe and heard. She utilizes play therapy techniques, motivational interviewing, and a family systems approach.





Child & Adolescent Therapy

Supporting You Now

Woman in Therapy



Play Therapy Techniques

Playing can reveal emotions

Playing with Toy Vehicles


Parent Support

Parenting can be hard too

Stones of Meaning


Family Therapy

Family dynamics improvement

Family Moments


Treatment Modalities​

  • CBT

  • Play Therapy techniques

  • TF-CBT


  • Children & Adolescent

  • Anxiety

  • Depression

  • Substance Abuse

  • Anger Management

  • Behavioral Issues

  • Bipolar Disorder

  • OCD

  • Child or Adolescent

  • Chronic Illness

  • Chronic Impulsivity

  • Chronic Pain

  • Anxiety

  • Depression

  • Opposition Defiance

  • Strong willed child

  • Blended Families

  • Codependency

  • Coping Skills

  • Divorce

  • Domestic Abuse

  • Domestic Violence

  • Drug Abuse

  • Dual Diagnosis

  • Emotional Disturbance

  • Family Conflict

  • Grief

  • Infidelity

  • Social Anxiety

  • Autism

  • ADHD