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Emily Friesen-Peters,

Clinical Associate - Master Assessment 


Emily Friesen-Peters (she/her) is a Clinical Associate for the Master Assessment Program and previously with assisted the Master Clinician Program. She has been a part of Family Solutions Group agencies (e.g., Kells Counselling) since 2019. Emily earned her Bachelor of Arts at the University of Alberta in 2017. Her thesis research through the Honors Program earned an Award of Excellence from the Canadian Psychological Association. Next, Emily earned a Graduate Diploma in Psychological Assessment from Concordia University of Edmonton in 2019. Emily completed a Master of Arts in Forensic Psychology from the University of North Dakota in 2023. She is currently in the process of becoming a Registered Psychologist.


In her assessment role, Emily takes a thorough, direct, and respectful approach. She has assessed adults and adolescents of various levels of functioning. Emily has experience completing the following types of assessment:

  • Personal Injury

  • Section B

  • Mental Health

  • Parenting

  • Neuropsychological

  • Disability

  • Psychoeducational

In her role as a mental health therapist, Emily takes a trauma-informed empathetic, non-judgmental, and warm approach. Based on a client’s individual support needs, she pulls from elements of the following modalities:

  • Solution- Focused Therapy (SFT)

  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)

  • Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT)

  • Mindfulness

  • Narrative Therapy

  • Compassionate Inquiry


Outside of work, Emily likes to spend time with her dog, watch films, and explore new creative outlets.

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