And the day came when the risk to remain tight in a bud

was more painful than the risk it took to blossom.

Anais Nin

Dr. Emily Stone focuses her practice on the unique relational needs of individuals (adults and adolescents), couples and their families. She has experience working with individuals, couples, and families with situations involving grief, terminal illness, stress, depression, anxiety, substance abuse, personality disorders, eating disorders, issues around sexual orientation, spirituality and life transitions.  Her areas of specialization are concerns related to the themes of spirituality, sexuality, trauma, depression, anxiety, anger, and sports/athletics. Emily has a BA in Psychology, a Masters of Divinity, an MA in Marriage, Family, and Child Counseling, and a PhD in Child and Family Studies. She is also a full time assistant professor at an accredited marriage and family therapy graduate training program where she teaches and mentors students.  Dr. Stone’s passion is to create safe spaces and to make room for all individuals, journeying with them to discover healing in their relationships…including and especially their relationship with their own self.  You can find her on Instagram @hopeandhealingmft , on Twitter at @hopehealingmft and on Facebook at For Hope and Healing. Contact her for an appointment at 423-331-1474 or email her at DrEmilyStone@hopeandhealingmft.com

The wound is the place where the light enters you.