Licensed Art Psychotherapist & Founder of Davenport Creative Arts Therapy


Emily is a Licensed, Registered & Nationally Board Certified Art Therapist and founder of Davenport Creative Arts Therapy. Emily holds over a decade of experience providing impactful Psychotherapy and Corporate Wellness services.

Emily received a BFA from Pratt Institute and a MA from New York University. After living in Japan, Emily became fascinated with mindfulness and meditation. She went on to write her Masters Thesis on Mindfulness & Attachment Theory.

To refine her skill-set, Emily completed over two-years (175+ hours) of intensive Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) training from the Treatment Implementation Collaborative with Dr. Shari Manning, PhD (former President/CEO of Behavioral Tech). Emily was then invited to be a DBT trainer for the New York State Office of Mental Health system.

To deepen her education, Emily completed an 8-week Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) course through Mindful Harlem and over 200+ hours of continuing education and training in modalities such as; Relational Life Therapy (RLT), Mindfulness-Based Therapies, Couples Therapy, Trauma-Informed Care, Neuroscience and Expressive Therapies.

Emily has held positions as Clinical Internship Supervisor affiliated with NYU, Group Therapy Leader, Primary Therapist, and Art Therapist. Past employment includes; The Renfrew Center for Eating Disorder Treatment, New Hope Mental Health Counseling Center, New York City Children's Center and Bronx Psychiatric Center. Emily creates space for honesty, creativity and curiosity in a nurturing environment.

Corporate Wellness clients include: StudioMed, The Giorgio Armani Corporation, Net@Work, Wix, The Young Center for Immigrant Children’s Rights and The Corporation for Supportive Housing (CSH).

Emily was Featured on the Podcast, The Heart of Healing, A Healers Journey