Emily Hand, LPC-MHSP
Clinical Director, Therapist, EMDR
Meet Emily Hand, LPC-MHSP, our Clinical Director. She joined the family of High Point Clinic in December of 2016. Emily obtained her Master of Arts in Counseling in 2016 from ETSU. Emily is a Licensed Professional Counselor, SMART Recovery Facilitator, and is Certified in EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing.) Prior to Emily's enrollment at ETSU she received two degrees from Milligan College; in 2007 a BA in Fine Arts Photography, and in 2012 a Masters of Divinity in Christian Ministry from Emmanuel Christian Seminary.
"I am honored to work alongside those seeking treatment at High Point Clinic. One of my greatest joys is witnessing the courage and vulnerability of folks on their journey towards happiness and healing. Each person that chooses MAT has incredible inner-strength and resilience and through trauma-informed sessions focusing on empowerment, psycho-education, emotional regulation, EMDR, and mindfulness I see folks regain balance and thriving. If you are reading this, know that you are amazing and worthy of love and belonging. Gift yourself the acceptance and love that you offer others so willingly. One of my favorite quotes and one you will see around High Point Clinic is from Elizabeth-Kubler-Ross that says:
'The most beautiful people we have known are those who have known defeat, known suffering, known struggle, known loss, and have found their way out of the depths. These persons have an appreciation, a sensitivity, and an understanding of life that fills them with compassion, gentleness, and a deep loving concern. Beautiful people do not just happen.'"