Emma Neville, LMFT

Pronouns: She/her/hers

Phonetic pronunciation of name: “EHM-UH”

Role at Evergreen: Clinician

As a therapist, I feel honored to be able to walk beside someone on their journey to healing as we co-create a space of safety, acceptance, and self-compassion. I aspire to help you deepen your connection to your authentic self and work through unwanted or outdated patterns and beliefs about yourself that are causing tension in your life and relationships.

Emma N | Evergreen Counseling

Clinical issues/specialties

Populations served

  • Adolescents (13-19)
  • Adults (20+)
  • Couples
  • Families

Clinical modalities used with clients

Therapy services location

Telehealth only

Clinical Style

Warm, collaborative, strengths-based, interactive.


Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist #145829


Tulane University | BA in Art History and English | 2012

The Wright Institute | MA in Counseling Psychology | 2021

Advanced Trainings

TF-CBT | The Medical University of South Carolina | 2020

Why I do this work

I come to this work by way of my own inner healing journey. Having experienced firsthand the profound growth and healing that can come from a safe and supportive therapeutic relationship, I believe wholeheartedly that change occurs when we have space to explore, understand, and accept all parts of ourselves. Working in this field allows me the great honor of partnering with others on their path of self-exploration, learning to be curious about our inner experiences, and cultivating trust in ourselves along the way.​

The best part of my job

The best part of my job is witnessing someone grow their awareness and compassion for themselves and all that they've endured. I love seeing someone learn to be a loving parent to themselves, cultivating forgiveness for themselves and those who have disappointed or harmed them along the way.

How I spend my free time

Hiking in the Berkeley and Oakland hills, geeking out over local produce, and swapping favorite cat memes with friends and family.

Favorite quote

“Our wounds are often the openings into the best and most beautiful part of us.” David Richo

Top personal growth resources

  • Complex PTSD: From Surviving to Thriving by Pete Walker
  • No Bad Parts: Healing Trauma & Restoring Wholeness with The Internal Family Systems Model by Richard Schwartz, PhD
  • Set Boundaries, Find Peace: A Guide to Reclaiming Yourself by Nedra Glover Tawwab, MSW, LCSW

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