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In this podcast, we talk with Emily McNeil, LPC, BC-DMT, CIMI, EMDR, owner of The Mariposa Center for Infant, Child, and Family Enrichment, about effectively working with a child and their family.

About Emily McNeil, LPC, BC-DMT, CIMI, EMDR
Emily is the owner of The Mariposa Center for Infant, Child, and Family Enrichment. She is an early childhood and family therapist, with specialties in infant mental health, maternal pre- and peri-natal mental health, trauma, adoption/foster care, and developmental delay. She received her Master of Arts degree in Somatic Counseling Psychology with a concentration in Dance/Movement Therapy from Naropa University. She is a registered Dance/Movement Therapist and a Licensed Professional Counselor. She also is a Certified Infant Massage Instructor and holds advanced training in EMDR – a trauma-treatment modality and Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy.

She co-founded the Adams County NICU Task Force and Team in order to improve the support and therapeutic services premature and medically fragile babies and their families receive post-discharge. She has trained extensively with Drs. Joy Brown and Ayelet Talmi in the BABIES Model – a specialized approach to working with NICU grads and their families. She is a member of The American Dance therapy Association and the Colorado Association of Infant Mental Health. She has worked with children and families for over 11 years.

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