Emily Preston

Licensed Professional Counselor
DARTT-Candidate, CSAT-Candidate

Emily is a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) in the state of Ohio with a deep passion for helping individuals (adults, adolescents and children) navigate their personal journey towards healing and growth. She is dedicated to providing a safe, supportive, and non-judgmental space for her clients.

Emily is in the process of completing certifications in Developmental and Relational Trauma Therapy (DARTT) and Sex Addiction Therapy (CSAT). These specialized training programs allow her to better understand and address the complex needs of those dealing with trauma and addiction, offering target interventions and compassionate care.

It is important to Emily for her clients to feel safe and heard while in her care; and holds space for clients to be authentic. She is passionate about helping people understand themselves on a deeper level. Her therapeutic approach is Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and client-centered, focusing on unique needs and goals.

An important part of Emily’s story is from her own personal trauma she endured as a child when she lost her father at the age of 12. Through her own journey, she has developed a passion for helping others become the best version of themselves. She has worked with children and adolescents for over 10 years as a camp counselor at Cincinnati Recreation Commission and victim advocate at the Hamilton County Prosecutor’s Office.

Certifications: (1) "LPC"- Licensed Professional Counselor; (2) “Certified Sex Addiction Therapist - Candidate” specializing in the treatment of individuals with sexually addictive/compulsive behaviors and their betrayed partners/families; and (3) "DARTT"- Trauma Therapist - Candidate, addresses pain/trauma from our families of origin and/or relationships later in life.

Areas of Expertise:
Children & Adolescents Mental Health
Developmental and Relational Trauma Therapy (under supervision)
Certified Sex Addiction Therapy (CSAT-CANDIDATE)
Betrayal Trauma, Recovery Work
Diagnosis & Individualized Treatment Plans
Family of Origin Issues
Setting Boundaries
Complicated Grief/Loss
Unhealthy and Unsafe relationships

“No one belongs here more than you.”
—Brene Brown