Welcome! I’m Dr. Emily Keller.
I’m a Licensed Practicing Clinical Counselor (CA 10821), Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor Supervisor (NC S11488), and Registered Play Therapist Supervisor who passionately believes we don’t outgrow our ability to heal and transform ourselves. A sense of wonder is central to both health and fulfillment for individuals and communities. All of my work is united by my goal to help people get in touch with a sense of wonder in themselves, others, and the world.
Teletherapy/In-Person Counseling: Now offering both in-person and teletherapy counseling sessions.
Play Therapy Training & Supervision: Are you a therapist working with children? Learn to engage children’s natural sense of wonder.
Wellness Workshops: These experiential and expressive arts workshops are offered to help you design a life that supports a flourishing sense of wonder, connection and meaning.
Community Building: Work with me to design an expressive art and playful workshop to foster understanding and belonging.
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Play Therapy Supervision
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Play Therapy Training
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What Is Wonder?
Wonder is delighting in something new. When we are open to wonder, we are open to discovering and delighting in ourselves, others, and the world around us. Wonder invites us to acknowledge that at any moment and at any time we can reveal and acknowledge new growth and newly discovered treasures within us. Wonder grounds us in the truth of the here and now.
“If a child is to keep alive his inborn sense of wonder, he needs the companionship of at least one adult who can share it, rediscovering with him the joy, excitement, and mystery of the world we live in.” Rachel Carson
You can be that companion to yourself and to the children in your life, whether you are their parent or therapist.
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