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Emma Sholtis, Psy.D.

Dr. Emma Sholtis provides individual therapy to children, adolescents, and young adults. Her clinical interests and specialties include anxiety, depression, neurodivergence (including ADHD, Autism, and learning differences), identity development, chronic health conditions, and increasing independence for young adults. She has worked in a wide variety of clinical settings, including a therapeutic preschool, residential treatment centers, outpatient therapy clinics, and a special education school. 


In her approach to therapy, Dr. Sholtis emphasizes skill-building and self-confidence as essential components of change and growth. Her approach to therapy is integrative, pulling from cognitive-behavioral, play therapy, humanistic, and positive psychology techniques to create a unique plan for each client. Including families is also an important part of her work with children and teens, and she provides support to improve parenting skills and parent/child relationships.


Dr. Sholtis is a licensed clinical psychologist in the state of Maryland and is also authorized to practice under the Psychology Interjurisdictional Compact (PSYPACT) which allows her to provide tele-therapy to clients in any participating PsyPact state. Dr. Sholtis received her doctorate in clinical psychology (Psy.D.) from the American School of Professional Psychology at Argosy University, Washington DC.  Her Bachelor of Arts in Psychology was awarded in 2007 from the University of Rochester, NY.

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