Dr. Emily Hopkins (she/her), PsyD, Therapist

Licensed in NY and all PSYPACT states

Dr. Emily Hopkins (Psy.D.) is a licensed psychologist who specializes in treating children, teens, and adults with anxiety and depressive disorders, obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), and difficulties with managing emotions. She is dedicated to delivering evidence-based treatments and has received extensive training in cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT), dialectical behavior therapy (DBT), PCIT adapted for Selective Mutism, and Exposure and Response Prevention (ERP). In addition to providing individual therapy, Dr. Hopkins has led a variety of therapeutic groups including DBT skills groups, social anxiety groups, and caregiver training groups for parents of youth with anxiety and emotional dysregulation.

In her clinical work, Dr. Hopkins strives to create a warm and welcoming atmosphere where clients can express themselves without fear of judgment and gain tools for navigating life’s challenges. Informed by her DBT training, she is passionate about balancing acceptance and change during the therapy process, meeting clients where they are and supporting their growth every step of the way. Dr. Hopkins especially enjoys working with parents, couples, and families to enhance the relationship and reduce conflict in the home. She is particularly skilled in helping clients bridge the gap during miscommunications, creating a more constructive and compassionate exchange between parties.

She specializes in working with parents of children through young adults and has been trained in Parent Management Training (PMT), Dialectical Behavioral Therapy for Children (DBT-C), as well as Supportive Parenting for Anxious Childhood Emotions (SPACE).

Dr. Hopkins earned her master’s and doctoral degrees from St. John’s University and received her bachelor’s degree from The George Washington University. She has trained in a variety of school and clinical settings including the St. John’s Center for Psychological Services, Child Mind Institute, and The School at Columbia University.

As a recent transplant to Atlanta, GA, Emily is still on the lookout to find a pizza place in the city that rivals the New Haven holy trinity (Pepe’s, Sally’s, and Modern). Outside of work, you can find her on a kickball field, hosting game night, or hanging out with her niece, whom she affectionately calls Noodle.