EMILY COOPER, OWNER LCSW, LICSW
SEEING UTAH AND WASHINGTON CLIENTS
I work with people who are tired of determining their worth by how much they weigh or what they ate that day. I aim to help you rediscover your worth, raise your self-esteem, gain confidence, and create a life worth living.
I believe two of the biggest factors affecting the effectiveness of therapy are:
The relationship you have with your therapist.
The effort you put into therapy.
It's important that you are able to trust your therapist and feel comfortable talking with them. It's impossible for therapists not to bring their personalities into therapy, and mine frequently shows up through humor, warmth, validation, education, and empowerment.
It's also important to practice the things you learn in therapy. Therapy is only 1 hour out of 168 in your week. We'll choose "therapy homeworks" together, but it will be up to you to go home and complete them to bring yourself closer to your goals.
Identity disclosures: she/her/hers, cisgendered, white, ablebodied, thin privileged.
THERAPY MODALITIES I WORK FROM INCLUDE:
Cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT)
Acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT)
Dialectical behavioral therapy (DBT)
Health At Every Size
LICENSE AND EDUCATION
LICENSED INDEPENDENT CLINICAL SOCIAL WORKER (LICSW)
Washington license number: LW61179151
Utah license number: 10872697-3501
MASTER OF SOCIAL WORK, NEW YORK UNIVERSITY
I often incorporate conversations surrounding oppression and privilege into sessions. If we aren't acknowledging the societal effects of racism, sexism, classism, ableism, ageism, and sizeism on our lives, we're leaving out a huge piece of the equation.
BACHELOR OF PSYCHOLOGY, BRIGHAM YOUNG UNIVERSITY
I have a strong interest in research and evidence-based treatments. I am also familiar with faith and faith transitions and happy to talk about these subjects if it's something you'd like to incorporate into your treatment.