Emily Boyko, MA

Emily received a Master of Arts degree in Counseling Psychology with an emphasis in child and adolescent mental health from Bethel University and works under the supervision of Katie Barrett, MA, LMFT while working towards independent licensure as a Professional Clinical Counselor.


Emily began her career working with children, adolescents, and young adults with adjustment, trauma, anxiety, and depressive disorders. Her special interests include self-harm, grief therapy, children impacted by divorce and incorporating experiential, creative art techniques.



Insurance is not accepted. 


Bethel University, MA Counseling Psychology

North Dakota State University, BS Psychology


Bethel University, Child Adolescent Certificate ​

Transformation Academy, Therapeutic Art Life Coach

Transformation Academy, Certified Professional Life Coach


Katie Barrett, MFT #2272

Professional Memberships

Minnesota Women in Psychology

Minnesota Association of Children's Mental Health

Speaking & Training

Why Can't I Stop Doing This? (Fly Convention, 2017)

#Selfcarematters (Fly Convention, 2019)

Worth Repeating (Westwood Church, 2020)

Suicide & Self Harm (Westwood Church, 2020)

Am I Enough (Westwood Church, 2020)

Trauma, Abuse & Interpersonal Violence

Behind Closed Doors ( 7 hours, 2017)

Healing Motion: A Body-Based and Creative Arts Approach to Help Teens Heal from Sexual Abuse and Other Trauma (3 hours, 2019)

Dance Movement Therapy

Body and Movement-based Trauma Healing (6 hours, 2018)

Experiential & Creative Therapy 

Creative Treatment: Using Right Brain Interventions in Treatment (2 hours, 2018)

Self Care Art Therapy Experience (2 hours, 2019)