Emmalie Arntz is a 3rd year doctoral student at Loma Linda University studying to be a psychologist. Most recently, they worked as a therapist in a continuation high school here in the Inland Empire serving 16-18 year old students with a wide variety of concerns. Emmalie is queer/gender non-conforming and co-facilitates the transgender/gender non-conforming therapy group through the counseling center. They highly value a social justice perspective on therapy and take their role as a client advocate seriously. They love working with their clients to create an environment in therapy that affirms their intersecting identities. Some therapeutic orientations that have guided Emmalie in their journey as a therapist are Emotion-Focused Therapy (EFT), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT), Compassion-Focused Therapy (CFT), and Multicultural Feminist Therapy. In their free time, Emmalie likes to write music, cycle, and spend time in the mountains.