Emily Boeschenstein, MA, LPCC
PSYCHEDELIC THERAPIST, ART THERAPIST, SOMATIC TRAUMA SPECIALIST
Emily earned a Masters degree in Art Therapy and Counseling from Southwestern College in Santa Fe (2017). She completed advanced training in Mindfulness-Based Psychedelic Therapy through the Center for Medicinal Mindfulness, and holds certification in MDMA therapy with MAPS Public Benefit Corporation. She also trained in somatic psychedelic therapy through Trauma Dynamics.
Emily integrates spirituality, mental health counseling, creativity, Ketamine-Assisted Psychedelic Therapy and Cannabis-Assisted Psychedelic Therapy to support her clients through transformative experiences addressing PTSD, sexual abuse/assault, depression, and anxiety and life changes. Emily has also worked extensively with children and adults experiencing complex childhood PTSD and attachment traumas. Emily is a registered Licensed Professional Counselor Candidate in the state of Colorado (LPCC 0020403) under the clinical supervision of Alison McQueen, MA, LPC, ATR, she is working towards credentials as a Licensed Professional Counselor, Registered Art Therapist, and MAPS certified MDMA therapist.
Emily’s therapeutic approach is guided by ancestors and spirit. It is art-based, client-centered and somatically informed. She specializes in trauma relief from cultural, racial and diversity issues, women’s issues, birth/birthing, as well as in attachment and early childhood wounding. She draws on her art therapy background, her use of sound, music and voice, her experience as a conscious parent and educator and her own medicine path to help clients build fully integrated experiences.
Emily’s religious and spiritual practice carry her into the depths of the primordial mother. Her connection to source informs her work as a psychedelic guide. She is trained in mindfulness based practices and often teaches summer camp at Drala Mountain Center. Her personal art practice includes many fiber arts; weaving, felting, knitting, as well as photography and hand building with clay. Outside of her therapeutic lens Emily is a mother of two teenagers and also works part time as an early childhood educator.