Our Staff

Emily Thorndike, LICSW

Staff Counselor


Emily received her master’s degree in clinical social work at Boston College in 2019. Prior to joining OptiMindHealth, Emily worked in the inpatient, residential, and partial treatment settings at McLean Hospital. She approaches counseling using a blend of psychodynamic, relational, and skills-focused treatment while always prioritizing the needs and goals of each individual client. Emily believes that there is power in drawing from internal strengths and compassion. In close collaboration with her clients, Emily strives to create a nonjudgmental space for counseling that fosters healing and understanding.