Emma Silverthorne

Emma (she/her)Emma is playful, creative and curious in all aspects of life. Emma is queer. She draws from her own journey and experience working LGBTQ+ youth for over six year in social services inform her practice. Emma focuses on supporting young people (aged 14-30) who are especially exploring gender and sexuality in the context of faith.

Emma believes therapy can be fun while taking risks. Facilitating acceptance and safety leads to curiosity and empowerment for clients in sessions and in life. Exploring ones identity often lead to anxiety, depression, life-transitions, grief, relationship issues. Emma bolsters the journey  to increase self-trust by facilitating the relationship between emotions and one’s own body.

Emma approaches therapy from Internal Family Systems, Expressive arts and Somatic practices.

When not at work, Emma enjoys assembling fun outfits, surfing the Great Lakes, weight lifting and making “weird” art!

Emma holds a MA in Psychotherapy and Spiritual Care from Martin Luther College at Wilfred Laurier University.