Zoey Holguin, MSMFT, IMFT-S
Zoey Holguin is an independent marriage and family therapist licensed in both Ohio and California with a supervisor designation specializing in individual relationship therapy and couples counseling.
Zoey uses a systems based approach believing no individual can be understood in a vacuum but has to be understood in terms of their relational and social context. She also is strength-based and recovery-focused believing everyone poses within them positive attributes and potential to live a full and meaningful life. Additionally, she also employs adult attachment interventions, psychodynamic approach, and emotionally focused therapy, in which she has received advanced training.
Prior to opening her virtual private practice in Ohio & California, she has worked in community mental health settings serving such populations as those with severe mental health diagnoses, at-risk youth and gero-psych inpatient populations. She has also spent considerable time in leadership and management roles in the mental health field and currently supervises other therapists working towards their independent licensure. Zoey is sought out by other therapists and group practice owners for practice, leadership and business coaching due to her success as a practice owner and in leadership roles.
Zoey hails from the sunny land of California and in her spare time enjoys reading, has a fondness for true crime, strong coffee, paper planners, houseplants, gardening and spending time with her family.
Lauren Emes, MFT
As a Marriage and Family Therapist & Registered Yoga Teacher (RYT-200), Lauren believes in cultivating a safe, mindful, & inclusive environment for all clients. Specializing in and deeply value providing an affirming, therapeutic space for the unique and diverse needs of LGBTQIA+ individuals & couples seeking support for issues related to depression, anxiety, identity, sexuality, life transitions, & interpersonal stressors.
At the heart of her practice, she maintains an attachment theory perspective to assist in developing insight into the origins of patterns & behaviors that are impacting relationships. She is trained in Emotionally Focused Therapy, the premier treatment for couples.
Experienced in providing trauma-informed therapeutic services to children, adolescents and adults in intensive care environments, Lauren's priority is to guide her clients toward identifying and utilizing their strengths through empathy, humor, and compassion.
Lauren's experience includes working in a psychiatric residential setting, and as an in-home therapist in community mental health. She's been working with clients since May 2017 and graduated with my M.A. in August 2018 from Northcentral University in Arizona, a COAMFTE-accredited program for marriage and family therapy.
Lauren believes that you are the expert in your own life, and she is committed to walking beside you on your journey to healing and wellness. Lauren will support you in recognizing your ability to reclaim your power and realizing your potential to work through and overcome your struggles.
Lauren is under the supervision of Zoey Holguin, MSMFT, LMFT, IMFT-S