Emily Collette, PSY.D. Associate
Emily is a registered psychological associate whose areas of specialty and interest include relationship concerns, life transitions (including high school and college graduation), parent-child issues, gender identity and sexuality issues, and trauma/loss. Emily has vast experience in providing psychological care for children, adolescents, and adults from a variety of social, ethnic, and cultural backgrounds.
Emily’s approach is rooted in psychodynamic theory, with an emphasis on understanding each individual’s presenting concerns within the context of their unique environments and backgrounds. She incorporates a variety of evidence-based interventions to support clients in their development of greater self-awareness and insight into their emotions, behaviors, and relational patterns.
Emily offers a compassionate, mindful, and collaborative approach to psychotherapy. She is passionate about supporting individuals as they strengthen their self-reflective capacities and navigate life’s transitions, and holds special interest in the major developments unique to adolescence and young adulthood.
Emily currently provides in-person psychotherapy in Kentfield, CA, as well as via telemedicine throughout the broader Bay Area. She also offers time- limited, topic-focused groups for both teens and young adults.
Emily completed her doctoral internship at WestCoast Children’s Clinic in Oakland, where she specialized in psychotherapy and therapeutic collaborative assessment (TCA) with children, adolescents, and their families in trauma-saturated environments. She received her doctoral degree in clinical psychology with a clinical focus in psychodynamic theory from The Wright Institute. In addition to her work at Thought Partners, Emily is involved in supervising doctoral trainees at The Wright Institute.
Psychological Associate Registration license #: 94026778.
Supervised by Alyssa Steiger, Psy.D.