Emily Oakes joined the Center for Counseling and Family Relationships in 2019. She earned her Master’s in Professional Counseling from Liberty University. Prior to becoming a counselor, Emily completed her Bachelor’s at UTA specializing in elementary education. She taught for many years with students ages 5-14 and primarily worked with gifted and talented students and struggling learners. Emily’s previous counseling experience includes working with a local child advocacy center and a local non-profit. Emily’s current clientele remains broad as she serves children, teens, adults, and families. Her passion is in play for all ages.