top of page

Emily Sotiriadis (formerly Simonian) is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, Mental Health Educator, and author. Focusing on strengths, goals and individuality, as well as fostering healthy emotional expression while providing mental health education are some of the influences that emphasize Emily's unique style of therapy for couples, individuals and families.


Emily's approach to counseling and education has been described as compassionate, authentic and holistic, with specializations in relationships, self-improvement, mindset skills and corporate wellness. Emily is passionate about mental health advocacy and has been quoted in The Washington Post, Huff Post, Insider and Verywell Mind, in addition to other media outlets. 


Emily has direct training in helping those struggling with issues such as relationship conflict, anxiety and depression. 

"I consider it a privilege to work in this field and to have worked with diverse populations across California, the Hawaiian Islands and most recently, Northern Virginia and Washington, D.C."

Licenses, Credentials & More: 

M.A. Marriage and Family Therapy, 

Hope International University

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, 

Hawaii, Virginia, Washington, D.C.

Head of Clinical Learning at Thriveworks Counseling

August 2021 - June 2023

Certified Guided Meditation Instructor

bottom of page