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Professional Biography

Emily Dettman, LPC, NCC

Licensed Professional Counselor 

National Certified Counselor

M.A. in Clinical Psychology

Certificate in Clinical Child and Family Studies

Certified in Equine Assisted Psychotherapy

Certified Prepare/Enrich Facilitator


Emily Dettman is a Licensed Professional Counselor holding a Masters Degree in Clinical Professional Psychology and a certificate in Clinical Child and Family Studies. Emily has been in the mental health field since 2005 and has experience working with populations which include: adults with severe mental illness, children and adolescents in the residential setting, children and adolescents in the inpatient setting and children in the therapeutic education setting, adolescents and adults in the community counseling program. Emily created and directed a multi-dimensional equine assisted therapy program in Georgia from 2011-2015. Emily is currently the owner and primary therapist of the practice. 


Emily has experience addressing therapeutic issues which involve: mood disorders, anxiety disorders, psychosis, eating disorders, self-esteem issues, self-injurious behaviors, behavioral issues, ADHD, sensory integration issues, developmental delays and abuse and trauma issues. She has experience providing individual, group and family therapy. In 2005, Emily completed certification in Equine Assisted Psychotherapy. She is a certified equine specialist and mental health professional through the O.K. Corral Series. Emily has also been trained in Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) and uses this approach in sessions. Body based interventions and Somatic Experiencing techniques are also utilized in sessions. Emily does not hold a Christian counseling certificate; however, offers sessions which incorporate faith-based interventions. 


Emily has had a life long love for horses and has had the blessing of teaching children about horses through summer camps, trail rides and individual noncompetitive riding lessons. She has also been a horse owner for many years. Emily enjoys helping others to overcome life's challenges through the use of horses.



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