Behavioral Health Services of Arkansas

Emily Whitley, LCSWClinical Therapist

Emily Whitley, LCSW

Emily specializes in working with children of all ages dealing with trauma, depression, anxiety, behavioral issues, family conflict, relationship difficulties, substance use, and self-harm. She earned bachelor degrees in both International Relations and Social Work from the University of Arkansas and earned her Master of Social Work degree from University of Arkansas at Little Rock.

She has worked in inpatient and outpatient settings since 2014 and worked with children in a variety of settings since 2012. Emily began working for BHSA in June 2016. When discussing her work, she shared that she strives to provide holistic support to address her client’s mental, emotional, physical, and spiritual health concerns. She enjoys multiple approaches to include Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, Solution-Focused, and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy. She loves traveling and learning about other cultures, the outdoors, music, and art.