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Emily Rued

I was inspired to become a therapist after someone very close to me died.  The lack of bereavement understanding and support in our society became very apparent to me, and it motivated me to become a support to people who were grieving, struggling, or feeling stuck.  No one should have to suffer alone. 

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I got my Masters in Marriage and Family Therapy from Pacific Oaks College in Pasadena.  Prior to private practice, I worked at Glendale Adventist Alcohol and Drug Services; The Bella Vita, a residential facility for eating disorders; and Family Services Agency, Burbak, where I worked in the residential program for transitional youth, people at risk of homelessness, and survivors of domestic abuse.  I've also co-facilitated a group at Our House for adults grieving the loss of the parent.

I have completed both levels 1 and 2 of EMDR training from the EMDR Institute. 

I am a certified meditation teacher from The ShambhavAnanda Yoga School of Yoga in Colorado. 

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