Emmalynn Pepper Clemmensen, MS, LPCC, CRC

Pepper is a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor who has experience providing both individual and group therapy in an outpatient setting. She works with individuals who have disabilities, those who are experiencing depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder, PTSD, and other mental health concerns. She also works with those who are struggling with both a mental health disorder and substance use disorder. In her free time, Pepper enjoys spending time with her family and writing.

  • Credentials: MS in Rehabilitation Counseling Psychology, BA in Psychological Science
  • Expertise: Serious and Persistent Mental Illness (SPMI), co-occurring disorders

Written By Emmalynn

Is The Fear of Missing Out Assisting Teenage Drug Abuse?

Social media sites are extremely popular, especially among today’s youth. While Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and Snapchat help teens express themselves and stay connected with others, they may also have a negative impact on self-esteem and overall wellbeing. One particular concern is the fear of ... [Read More]

Guide to Teen Drug Abuse and Depression

Depression among teenagers is a serious health concern that is often seen in association with drug and alcohol abuse. In fact, between 24 and 50% of adolescents with a substance use disorder struggle with depression as well.1 Substance abuse may co-occur with mental health issues for several reasons... [Read More]

How to Cope as a Parent Watching Your Child Struggle with Addiction

As a parent, you love your children more than anything in the world. Knowing that they battle addiction issues can be heart-wrenching—it can also be tough to know how to cope personally. Many teens try drugs and alcohol—studies show that nearly 70% of high school seniors have tried alcohol and 5... [Read More]

The Correlation between Divorce and Adolescent Substance Abuse

Adolescence and young adulthood are the times in life when people are most likely to begin abusing drugs.1 In fact, approximately 70% of high school students have tried alcohol by the time they are seniors, 50% have used an illegal drug, and more than 20% have abused a prescription medication.1 Th... [Read More]

Adult ADHD and Addiction – Are You Suffering?

Even though many people associate ADHD with kids and teens, adults suffer from the disorder too. Sometimes the distressing symptoms lead to substance abuse as well, often in an attempt to self-medicate. So how can you know if what you’re experiencing is within the normal range of distractibility... [Read More]

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