In addition to teaching, Emily operates a private practice to help people cultivate meaningful and fulfilling lives. She specializes in working with individuals to design evidence-based strategies that aim to support their innate gifts, activate creative expression, and propel personally-valued life goals. Additionally, Emily runs workshops and consults for government and private organizations on a variety of well-being topics.
Through articles and speaking engagements both in the United States and internationally, Emily translates psychological research into a digestible language that offers practical guidance and well-being strategies to the general public.
Emily earned her B.A. with honors in Psychology from the University of California, Los Angeles and Master’s degree in Applied Positive Psychology from the University of Pennsylvania. As a UCLA undergraduate, Emily created, proposed, and taught the first UCLA Positive Psychology course for undergraduates entitled, Happiness. She also holds two yoga and meditation certifications.
Emily contributed a chapter to the Positive Psychology News book, Character Strengths Matter.
Emily’s articles for PositivePsychologyNews.com are here.