Child Psychiatry Outpatient Program – Raleigh
Education and Training:
BA, Art History, Furman University
MSW, Social Work, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Emily Cox is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker specializing in strengths-based individual and family therapy. Ms. Cox has experience treating children and adults in both inpatient and outpatient settings facing a wide range of diagnoses and difficulties including anxiety, depression, ADHD, grief and loss, parenting struggles, and life transitions. Her therapeutic orientation includes cognitive-behavioral therapy, narrative therapy, play therapy, and structural family therapy. Following eight years as a Clinical Social Worker on the Child and Adolescent Unit at Central Regional Hospital, Ms. Cox joined the UNC Child Psychiatry Outpatient Clinic (CPOP) in Raleigh as a Clinical Instructor. At CPOP, Ms. Cox is a Field Instructor for MSW students and serves on a multidisciplinary team that focuses on training clinicians to provide quality mental health services to children and families in the community. Ms. Cox provides a space for clients to develop helpful coping skills in a non-judgmental environment. She enjoys serving a diverse range of clients and family systems, and is interested in exploring how clients’ spirituality can serve as a support during times of difficulty.