Emily Schneider, LICSW

Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker

Pronouns: She/Her/Hers

Clinical Expertise

Emily is a Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker (LICSW) in the state of Massachusetts. She utilizes Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Motivational Interviewing (MI), Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), and Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy (REBT). She has extensive experience working with adolescents, adults, and older adults with substance use disorders, various mental health concerns, and life transitions. Emily uses a person-centered approach and works with each client to create individualized treatment goals.

Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion

Emily has worked with a wide range of backgrounds, and she strives to create a safe and inclusive environment for all individuals seeking services. She is committed to ongoing education for personal and professional growth related to cultural competency, and it is important to her to recognize the unique values and identities of all of her clients.

Training

Emily received her bachelor’s and master’s degrees at the University of Nebraska – Omaha in Social Work. She completed her internship at the Omaha VA in the Substance Use Disorder Treatment Program, conducting various groups and individual therapy. Emily went on to work in a hospital setting, in both behavioral and medical departments in the state of Massachusetts, where she received her LICSW. She worked with adults who had addictions in various stages of change and a wide range of mental health concerns. She created and facilitated therapeutic groups and has specialized training in SMART Recovery and SMART Recovery for Family and Friends. Emily also worked with adults and older adults with cancer; she provided emotional support to cancer patients and their family members, supporting individuals while they cope with the diagnosis and prognosis, both curative and metastatic. She helped patients adjust to all of the life transitions that come with a new medical diagnosis such as changes to physical appearance, mental health, family roles, and much more.

Education

  • University of Nebraska – Omaha, BSSW
  • University of Nebraska – Omaha, MSW

Areas of Expertise

Substance Use Disorders, Depression, Anxiety, Mood Disorders, Medical Issues, Relationship Issues, Life Transitions, Grief, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Motivational Interviewing (MI), Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), and Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy (REBT)

Hobbies

Emily enjoys traveling, exercising, spending time with family and friends, puzzles, and painting.