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Emily L. Stevens

 

 

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Emily  Stevens is a psychotherapist, consultant and speaker specializing in emerging brain-based research, educational interventions and clinical approaches into a comprehensive approach to treatment. Her unique background and approach with emerging brain-based research and interventions such as QEEG neurometric analysis, neurofeedback, alpha-stim/CES, BAUD and AVS has provided her with a unique approach to working with clients with a variety of disorders and dual diagnosis. Her areas of clinical expertise include neurofeedback, neurotherapy, cognitive-behavioral therapy, EMDR and treatment for Anxiety, Depression, Attention Deficit Disorder, Addiction, Trauma and Emotional Dysregulation.

As a psychotherapist, Emily works with individuals, families and couples to assess their individual needs, dysfunctional patterns and create healthier choices in their lives. As a consultant, she has worked with various organizations and companies to set-up new programs, provide informative and creative workshops and assist companies in creating healthier atmospheres for their employees. She is a frequent speaker and has presented to over 500 audiences, which include frequent television news appearances, conferences, educational and radio programs.

 

 

She has trained practitioners all over the country to integrate cutting-edge brain-based therapy into their practice and has participated on several federal grants to show the efficacy and outcomes of specialized brain-based and cognitive improvement programs for ADHD, depression, “at-risk” youth and children with behavioral disorders. In 2005, Emily developed the CAMSI model to assist clinicians with choosing and specializing interventions to produce measurable outcomes in treatment.

 

Her work with neurofeedback was featured on NBC throughout the United States and in Canada. Emily has a B.S. in Educational Psychology and a M.Ed. in Counseling and a Ph.D. in Psychology. She is a National Board Certified Counselor, Licensed Mental Health Counselor (FL), Licensed Professional Counselor (GA & TN) and Certified Neurotherapist. Emily is also a Master Certified Addiction Counselor and has ber Maternal Health Certification. 

Her research and publications have focused on innovative clinical and brain-based approaches to improve treatment outcomes with addiction, depression, anxiety, and ADHD. Emily recently published a chapter on the use of technology in treatment in  

                  Clinical Neurotherapy: Application of Techniques for Treatment      

 

Select Publications & Recorded CEU Programs

Cantor, D & Evans, J (Stevens, E. Chapter on Mood Disorders). (2014) Clinical Neurotherapy; Application of Techniques for Treatment. Elsevier, Inc.

Stevens, E. (2012). ADHD, OCD, & Bipolar: Evidence-Based Strategies for Children & Adolescents [DVD Program] PESI.

Stevens, E. (2011) Fostering Success in Adolescents: The Psychology & Science of Achievement. [Audio CD Program] Medical Educational Services/Professional Development Network/PESI

Stevens, Emily. (2011) Neuroscience, Psychotherapy and Technology: Integrating Brain-Based Technology into Clinical Practice and Educational Settings [Audio CD Program] PESI

Stevens, E. (2011) Oppositional Defiant Disorder, Conduct Disorder & Conflict Resolution with Difficult Children: Clinical & Educational Assessment & Intervention [DVD Program] PESI

Stevens, E. (2011) Tourettes 101: Fundamentals, Accommodations & Interventions [Audio CD Program] PESI

Stevens, E. (2010). ADHD: Attention, Development and Current Research Considerations. [Audio CD Program] Medical Educational Services/Professional Development Network/PESI

Stevens, E. (2010) Behavior Modification: Social Skills for Positive Outcomes [Audio CD Program] Medical Educational Services/Professional Development Network/PESI

 Stevens, E. (2010) Managing Moods and Depression in Children and Adolescents [Audio CD Program] PESI

Stevens, E. (2010) Obsessive Compulsive Disorder and Hoarding [Audio CD Program] PESI

Stevens, E. (2010) To Fit In Or Not: Helping Children Who Are Socially Awkward [Audio CD Program] /PESI

David K. Miller, PhD; Abdalla Bowirrat, MD, PhD; Matthew Manka, PhD; Merlene Miller, MA; Stanley Stokes, MS; Debra Manka, MHD; Cameron Allen, BA; Charles Gant, MD; B. William Downs, BSc; Andrew Smolen, PhD; Emily Stevens, PhD; Swetha Yeldandi, PhD; and Kenneth Blum, PhD. (2010) Part 1 – Acute intravenous synaptamine complex [KB220] variant “normalizes” abnormal neurological activity in Patients during protracted abstinence from alcohol and opiates observed using QEEG and neurotransmitter genetic analysis: Pilot two case report’s. J Postgraduate Medicine, Nov.

Cantor, D. & Stevens, E. (2009). QEEG correlates of auditory-visual entrainment treatment efficacy of refractory depression. Journal of Neurotherapy, 13(2): 100-108.

Stevens, E. (2006). ADHD, Aspergers, OCD & Tourettes; Advanced Clinical/Educational Strategies & Interventions, Part II. [Video program] Medical Educational Services/Professional Development Network. 

Stevens, E. (2006). Oppositional Defiant Disorder, Conduct Disorder and the role of Attachment. [Video Program] Medical Educational Services/Professional Development Network.

Cantor, D. & Stevens, E. (2005). QEEG Evidence for the Efficacy of Audio-Visual Entrainment Treatment for Refractory Depression (Abstract). Clinical EEG and Neuroscience, 36(3), 232.

Stevens, E. (2004). Oppositional Defiant Disorder, Conduct Disorder & Bullying. [Video program] Medical Educational Services/Professional Development Network.

Stevens, E. (2003). ADHD, Aspergers, OCD & Tourettes; Comprehensive Assessment and Treatment. [Video program] Medical Educational Services/Professional Development Network.

Stevens, E. (2002). Depression; Comprehensive Assessment and Treatment for Children, Adolescents and Adults. [Video program] Medical Educational Services/Professional Development Network.

Stevens, E. (2001). Beyond the Label, ADHD Comprehensive Assessment and Treatment. [Video program] Medical Educational Services/Professional Development Network

Select Conference Presentations: (Conference, Keynote and Invited) (Complete list of national CEU upon request)

Stevens, E. (1998 – Present) Titles Presented Nationally with MEDS/PDN & PESI; Anxiety Disorders, Over 75 Quick "On The Spot" Techniques For Emotional and Behavioral Prolems; ADHD, OCD, & Bipolar: Evidence-Based Strategies for Children & Adolescents; Oppositional Defiant Disorder, Conduct Disorder & Conflict Resolution with Difficult Children: Clinical & Educational Assessment & Intervention; ADHD: Attention, Development and Current Research Considerations; Aspergers, OCD & Tourettes; Advanced Clinical/Educational Strategies & Interventions, Part II; Oppositional Defiant Disorder, Conduct Disorder and the role of Attachment; Oppositional Defiant Disorder, Conduct Disorder & Bullying; ADHD, Aspergers, OCD & Tourettes; Comprehensive Assessment and Treatment; Depression; Comprehensive Assessment and Treatment for Children, Adolescents and Adults; Beyond the Label, ADHD Comprehensive Assessment and Treatment. Over 500 continuing education seminars provided around the country.

 

 Stevens, E., (2016) "The Role of Specialized Assessment to Improve Treatment Outcome." Lumiere Professional CEU Event, Stuart, FL

 
Stevens, E., (2016) "The Role of Trauma and Emotional Dysregulation in Treatment of Addiction." Next Chapter CEU Professional Event, Boynton Beach, FL

Stevens, E., (2015). “Family Dynamics in Addiction Treatment”. Addiction Professional Panel Series, Boca Raton, FL

Stevens, E., (2014). “Building a Recovery Oriented System of Care”. Addiction Professional Panel Series, Boca Raton, FL

Stevens, E. (2014) “Innovative Technology Approaches to Expand Treatment to Employees and Their Families”. EAPA 2014 EAP World Conference, Orlando, FL.

Stevens, E. (2009). “Brain-based Interventions: Current Trends in Educational and Therapeutic Settings”. (Invited Speaker) Independent Educational Consultants Association (IECA), November, Charlotte, NC.

 Stevens, E. (2006). “Addiction and the Role of Emotional Attachment”. (Invited Speaker) Council for Alcohol & Drug Abuse, June, Chattanooga, TN.

Stevens, E. (2006). “The Role of Anxiety and OCD in Treatment, Recovery & Relapse”. (Invited Speaker) The Summit Addiction Conference, May, Nashville, TN.

Stevens, E. (2006). “Effectively Combining and Interfacing Clinical and Educational Interventions and Professionals: A Community Working Together”. (Keynote Speaker) Indiana Counseling Association, February, Bloomington, IL.

Stevens, E. (2005). “ADHD, Aspergers, OCD & Tourettes: Clinical Basics and Educational Interventions”. (Invited Speaker) TMCSEA, October, Pekin, IL.

Stevens, E. (2005). “QEEG Evidence for the Efficacy of Audio-Visual Entrainment Treatment for Refractory Depression”. EEG and Clinical Neuroscience Society Annual Conference, September, Munich, Germany.

Stevens, E., Brod, M.D., Thomas, Scott, William, O’Bannon, Ph.D., Michael, Cohen, Michael. (2005). “EEG Neurofeedback & Clinical Psychiatric Practice”. American Psychiatric Association, May, Atlanta, GA.

Stevens, E. (2004). “OCD’s Role in Addiction Assessment, Treatment & Relapse Prevention”. (Invited Speaker) The Summit Addictions Conference, May, Nashville, TN.

Stevens, E. (2003). “ADHD and Addiction in Adolescents and Adults”, “OCD, Anxiety and Depression’s Role in Addiction”. (Invited Speaker), Council for Alcohol and Drug Prevention, December, Chattanooga, TN.

Stevens, E. (2003). “Effects of 14Hz Audio Visual Entrainment on Relative Frontal Alpha and the Symptoms of Depression”. EEG and Clinical Neuroscience Society Annual Conference, September, Houston, TX.

Stevens, E. (2002). “The Use of Technology in Diagnosis, Treatment and Prevention”. (Invited Speaker), National Corrections & Juvenile Justice Conference, December, Memphis, TN

Stevens, E. (2002). “ADHD: Technology, Research, Diagnosis and Treatment”. (Keynote Speaker), Regional School Nursing Conference, September, Raleigh-Durham, NC

Stevens, E. (2000). “Attention Deficit Disorder: Assessment and Juvenile Delinquency”. (Invited Speaker), August, Tennessee Juvenile Justice Association Annual Conference, Chattanooga, TN

Stevens, E. (1999). “Neurometrics, Neurotherapy and Comprehensive Treatment”. (Invited Speaker). Integrative Medicine Conference, November, Nashville, TN

Stevens, E. (1999). “Attention Deficit Disorder: Integrating Technology and Alternative Medicine to Treatment”. (Keynote Speaker), Integrative Medicine Conference, University of Tennessee, October, Chattanooga, TN

Stevens, E. (1998). “Neurotherapy: An Alternative & Adjunct to Treatment, Integrating Complementary and Alternative Medicine in Pediatrics”, (Invited Speaker), Scottish Rite Children’s Medical Center, Annual Day of Pediatrics, October, Atlanta, GA

Stevens, E. & Hunt, R.  (1997). “Integrating EEG Neurotherapy in Treatment”, “Attention Deficit Disorder Goes to College: Assessment and Intervention Issues”. (Invited Speaker). October, 1st Annual Attention Deficit Disorder Conference, Nashville, TN.

Stevens, E. (1997). “Neurotherapy and Quantitative EEG: The Decade of the Brain”. (Invited Speaker), Psychology Department, University of Tennessee, July, Chattanooga, TN

Stevens, E. (1997). “EEG Neurotherapy and Quantitative EEG: The Decade of the Brain”. (Invited Speaker) Annual Conference School Psychologist Association, Hamilton County, February, Chattanooga, TN

Stevens, E., Cantor, D.S., Hunt, R. (1996). “Medication, Neurometrics & EEG Neurotherapy: Comprehensive Treatment”. (Invited Speaker) November, Birmingham Medical Center, AL                         

Stevens, E. (1995). “Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder and Addiction: Dual Diagnosis. September”. (Invited Speaker) Annual State Addiction Counselor Training, Memphis, TN

Stevens, E. (1995). “Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder and Addictions: The Double-Edged Sword, a Comprehensive Approach to Treatment”. (Invited Speaker) Council for Alcohol and Drug Abuse, April, Chattanooga, TN