Recording coming soon!
Join others in the education community to take some time to learn and practice ways to use breath, movement, and more to ground ourselves in the moment and be better able to connect positively with our colleagues, students, and family and community members.
Emily Hernandez, Ed.D., LMFT, brings over 25 years of experience working in public education and mental health. Dr. Hernandez is the director of the Employee Assistance Service for Education (EASE) in the Los Angeles County Office of Education. Her professional background includes working directly with schools, families, and communities including school counseling and child welfare and attendance, K-12 administration, clinical mental health, private practice, employee assistance services, and counselor preparation and education. She is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist with areas of expertise in working with children, couples and families, educators, victims of violence, trauma, and crisis counseling. As a leader in the field, she has presented locally, regionally, nationally, and internationally and has authored a variety of scholarly work. She has served on multiple organizational leadership advisory and executive boards advocating for the need for mental health services in education in various capacities. She brings a unique lens to working with educators and school systems understanding the importance of bridging the gap towards more access to mental health in prevention and intervention in education. She enjoys spending her personal time with her family and friends doing some of her favorite things like walking her dog, gathering together, camping, hiking, yoga, dancing, painting and reading.