Dr. Emily Stone is a licensed marriage and family therapist as well as an ordained minister and serves as the child and family pastor at Renovatus Church in Charlotte, North Carolina. She received her PhD in Child and Family Studies from the University of Tennessee and her M.Div. from the Pentecostal Theological Seminary. Passionate about cultivating empathy and fostering healthy relationships, Emily loves helping people get unstuck emotionally, mentally, relationally, and spiritually. She has had a private practice for several years where she has worked with individuals, couples, and families. She teaches college and graduate classes in counseling, psychology, and marriage and family. She also enjoys finding time to teach Kids Holy Yoga as a certified instructor. In her free time she loves finding adventure, reading, traveling, and being outside with her amazing husband and four very active children. She writes at www.stonewritten.com
Wild Goose Youth and Mental Health Forum
Facilitated by licensed therapist Dr. Emily Stone, this youth session will make room for sharing information and open discussion related to mental health issues in a safe and non-judgmental space. Special attention will be given to anxiety, addictive behaviors, and self-harm. Youth will be given the opportunity to share with one another and to ask questions. Come ready to share…or not. Your presence and your words are welcome.