Emily Compton, LPC, SCL joined Lotus with her interest and training in Dialectical Behavioral Therapy and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy as well as passion for working with students and adults addressing mood and anxiety disorders, eating and body image issues, trauma and vulnerability factors such as family and social dynamics. 

Emily is a mom and a partner. Her interests and community involvement include efforts and research spanning to undergraduate, graduate and post-graduate work.  She has been a member of multiple  and varied organizations and initiatives, leading health and wellness efforts and advocacy, being a founding member of her collegiate Counseling Graduate Student Organization and now a  member of an Executive Board of Counseling Student Alumni Association. 

Throughout the years Emily has been involved with organizations such as AmeriCorps.  She served as the Vice-President of MSU Horseman's Association as well as an Interscholastic Equestrian Team Coach  and the MSU Women's Club Crew. 

Her publications and presentations include topics such as women veteran's issues as well as Impact of Therapeutic Riding on Older Adults and Benefits of Animal Assisted Therapy.