Emalee Deel is a Clinical Therapist for New Beginnings and provides therapy services for children and adults in need in Henderson, Webster, and Union Counties. In addition, she provides crisis sessions and ensures any medical or legal advocacy needs that may exist are also addressed; connecting survivors with one of our legal advocates when needed. She provides crisis intervention, education, and as-needed services for secondary survivors (family/partners, etc.). Emalee engages in individual therapy services with clients to work toward treatment plan goals aimed at reducing symptoms associated with trauma exposure and improving their overall quality of life and wellbeing. She uses a variety of prescriptive techniques suited to each individual and is trained in EMDR, Trauma-Focused Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy and Child-Centered Play Therapy as well as a variety of other techniques proven to be effective with trauma recovery.
Emalee is also a 200-hour Registered Yoga Teacher (2018) and often offers yoga practices as an additional tool for recovery as this has been proven to be highly effective in helping survivors reach their goals and improve their quality of life and wellbeing.
Emalee obtained her Master’s Degree in Social Work from University of Southern Indiana in 2008. She became a Certified Social Worker in 2010 & a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in 2013. She has been at New Beginnings since 2011.