Emma Louis-Dreyfus | Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW)

Contact: (415) 786-5401 or emmamildred616@gmail.com

When: Fridays , some weekday evenings available

Cost: Base is $25/hr

We all get stuck sometimes.

Emma provides hourly psychotherapy (mental, emotional, and behavioral health) for children, families and adults facing a wide range of life stressors. Problems addressed include depression, anxiety, trauma, addiction, and domestic violence, along with relationship, educational and immigration problems.

In her work, Emma draws from a variety of practice theories including Attachment, Family Systems, Trauma-Focused Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy, Somatics, Child-Parent Psychotherapy, Play and Narrative Therapy.  A collaborative treatment plan develops from each client’s preferences and goals.


Emma is an LCSW (clinical social worker) and family therapist with over 20 years of experience in the field.  She is passionate about social justice and loves her mental wellness work which includes child and family therapy and advocacy, community activism, training, and supervising interns. Emma has worked with populations and in contexts spanning residential treatment, foster and group home therapy, school-based counseling, and currently early intervention for families with young children.  Emma’s practice includes a number of modalities rooted in Attachment and Systems Theory, Psychodynamics, Cognitive-Behavioral therapy, and Child Parent Psychotherapy, among others. Emma is a Graduate Fellow in Infant Parent Mental Health and fluent in Spanish, dedicated to serving immigrant and marginalized communities.