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Emma Sterrett-Hong, Ph.D., LMFT





Emma Sterrett-Hong, Ph.D., LMFT, is a psychologist and marital and family therapist specializing in child/adolescent and family therapy.  She graduated from the Family Institute at Northwestern University and from the clinical psychology program at the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill.  She is a licensed marital and family therapist in Kentucky and in the process of obtaining her license as a psychologist.  Among her specialty areas are:

  • Child/adolescent behavior problems
  • Child/adolescent anxiety & depression
  • Child/adolescent adjustment difficulties (geographic re-location, divorce)
  • Child/adolescent traumatic stress (due to abuse, victimization, natural disasters)
  • Child-parent relationship difficulties
  • Pre-marital counseling
  • Couple difficulties

Emma’s treatment orientation is a blend of cognitive-behavioral and family systems theories.  She takes an evidence-based approach to treatment, utilizing research evidence as she collaborates with clients to determine and reach their therapeutic goals. 


B.S. Northwestern University-Journalism

M.S. Northwestern University-Marriage and Family Therapy

Ph.D. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill-Clinical Psychology


Kentucky Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

Additional Training
American Psychological Association-Approved Internship at the University of Illinois at Chicago in clinical psychology

Professional Memberships

American Association of Marriage and Family Therapy

Society for Research on Adolescents

Society for Research on Child Development

Society for Child and Adolescent Clinical Psychology